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Andrew Vine: 50,000 deaths a year demand an end to pollution

IT MIGHT be the death toll from a famine or a civil war – 50,000 lives lost needlessly every year.

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Yorkshire enjoyed some mild weather at the weekend, but things will turn colder as this week progresses... with the chance of some snow on Thursday.

Yorkshire weather: Winter set to return with high winds, cold temperatures and even snow across the county

JUST when we were starting to enjoy the warmer Spring-like weather it seems that Yorkshire will once again return to the grips of Winter this week.

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Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking “low-grade havoc” on mobile phones and computers, according to new research.

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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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Sunshine and warmer air are set to bring milder conditions this weekend.

Why Yorkshire could be warmer than parts of Spain this weekend

Spring will be in the air this weekend as temperatures rise in Yorkshire thanks to a tropical wind warming the county.

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Revealed: The Leeds businesses with one-star food hygiene ratings

Revealed: The Leeds businesses with one-star food hygiene ratings

Hundreds of restaurants, takeaways and pubs across Leeds have been handed one-star scores for food hygiene - meaning major improvements are required.
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Leeds has been named and shamed in a list of UK cities breaching air pollution limits.

Leeds named and shamed among list of UK cities breaching air pollution limits

The European Commission has sent a "final warning" to the UK for failing to address repeated breaches of legal air pollution limits in 16 areas including London, Birmingham, Leeds, and Glasgow.
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What will the weather be like in Yorkshire today?

Yorkshire weather: Murky start with possibility of some showers

TEMPERATURES continue to remain in double figures across Yorkshire, but forecasters say there is a threat of rain over the coming few days.

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Yorkshire weather latest.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures continue to climb across the county

Temperatures could make their way into double figures this week... but the warmer weather is likely to bring rain with it.

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WATCH: Tour of latest work on Linton Bridge ahead of summer opening

Engineers and contractors have been working non-stop since January last year, to get Linton Bridge up and running after the devastating 2015 Christmas floods.

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Snow fell across Yorkshire at the weekend.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures set to warm up as county escapes big freeze

SPRING may just be in the air over the coming few days as Yorkshire finally escapes the clutches of a freezing winter.

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A Sunday cyclist on the snow-covered Buttertubs Pass in the Yorkshire Dales

What day this week it will finally start to warm up in Yorkshire

A severe weather warning is in place for Yorkshire with sleet and snow expected to fall until Sunday afternoon.

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Yorkshire snow: Cold snap set to continue... but will it snow this weekend?

The Met Office has issued a weather warning across Yorkshire as a Scandinavian cold snap hits the region.
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Tempreratures are forecast to plunge

Big freeze heads for Yorkshire: 5° colder than February norm

Temperatures in the next few days will be up to 5C colder than expected at this time of year, with snow and sleet on the way, forecasters have warned.

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Snow could be about to hit our region this week.

SNOW WARNING: Leeds to be hit by cold blast from Scandinavia

Snow is forecast for Leeds later this week with bitterly cold weather gripping most of the country.

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Winter is coming back as Met Office issues weather warnings

Winter is coming back as Met Office issues weather warnings

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for parts of the UK, with “relatively strong winds” and “ice overnight”.

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The scene this morning, as snow flurries are forecast to arrive from the east

Where and when to expect snow in Yorkshire this week

YORKSHIRE is expected to see flurries of snow, especially on the coast, towards the end of this week.

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More travel delays expected as freezing fog returns

Motorists are being warned about the return of freezing fog and ice on the roads today, while air passengers are facing further delays.

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Leeds city council has revealed that it is cutting some bin rounds in a bid to save money.

Leeds bin collection changes: your views

Leeds ratepayers have reacted to the news that the city council is to introduce changes to bin collections, which will see some shorter routes scrapped and longer rounds added.

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BICENTENARY: The Kennet education boat on its 127-mile journey along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

Leeds and Liverpool Canal bicentenary is hailed a success

Thousands of people enjoyed festivals and special events to celebrate the bicentenary of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal last year.

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