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Rob Atkinson: Silver jubilee of ‘The Last Champions’

Twenty-five years ago this coming Wednesday, Leeds United became The Last Champions – the ultimate winners of the old-style Football League, which was superseded but never surpassed by Sky’s glitzy soccer revolution. And I was there to see the passing of the old era and the immortalisation of Wilko’s Warriors.

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Dr Angela Goyal: Imagine how you would feel if your life was ruled by your skin

Dr Angela Goyal: Imagine how you would feel if your life was ruled by your skin

Last month I was in London speaking at an educational meeting for GPs on skin disease.

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The pensioner believes the police visit was a waste of resources.

Jayne Dawson: Let the children play – and don’t fuss about footballs

There was a story recently about a woman who got into bother with the police for keeping the footballs that landed in her garden.

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Blaise Tapp: Planning not just about building homes

There has been plenty of discussion in the pages of the YEP and media about Leeds City Council’s Site Allocations Plan, or SAP.

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must credit it as c/o the National Tramway Museum. shows 1930s plans for a leeds underground.

Leeds Needs An Underground: Time to stop faffing about with silly transport schemes

It’s about time Leeds councillors stopped faffing about with silly transport “solutions” (like cycle lanes costing untold tens of thousands of pounds) and actually did something meaningful. In my eyes, the ONLY solution worth pursuing for Leeds is... wait for it... (although you will have guessed it already from the picture)... an underground.

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GP surgeries are at breaking point, warn the BMA.

Richard Vautrey: Why we must heal the crisis in GP care

AS record numbers of GP surgeries close, the Government must begin to grasp the real extent of the impact that the crisis in general practice is having upon patients and their communities as general practice reaches breaking point.

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Kelly Pegg: How do we move on when a friendship comes to an end?

Kelly Pegg: How do we move on when a friendship comes to an end?

It’s a sad fact in life that as we grow older we realise some friendships are meant to be and some are simply not.

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SLIPPING AWAY: The taste of nostalgia as margarine goes the way of Angel Delight and tinned cream.

Jayne Dawson: Marg is disappearing faster than greased lightening

I’ll be straight with you, I don’t know what to make of it.

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Sergio Garcia, of Spain, walks off the 18th hole with his sportily dressed fiancee Angela Akins after making his birdie putt to win the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Stephanie Smith: Don’t skirt the issue. It’s Alliss in Blunderland (again)

“She’s got the shortest skirt on campus,” was the off-mic, off-the-cuff remark that has landed golf commentator Peter Alliss in the bunker again this week.

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Blaise Tapp: The egg row that got beyond a yolk

This is the week when the nation winds down early for a four-day weekend which, for many, will involve visiting family and stuffing our faces with hot Cross Buns and cheapchocolate.

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Should a lap dancing club open next to the Corn Exchange in Leeds?

Tom Richmond: Ignoring moral objections on city sex club plan is a sin

I’VE said it before and I will say it again – Parliamentary select committees represent the very best of Westminster.

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Aisha Iqbal: Sex and the city...a necessary coupling?

We all know sex sells - so it could be argued that the recent green-light for Leeds’s newest lapdancing club is a more than suitable reflection of the city’s supersize ambitions to be an economic powerhouse.

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Kelly Pegg and her husband Chris. Picture: Sean Elliott Photography

Kelly Pegg: Should we embrace growing old gracefully?

Defying the age process is a constant battle once you get to a certain age.

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Will Brexit be good for Yorkshire?

Chris Hearld: How the North should drive forward after Brexit

WITH the triggering of Article 50, the countdown to Brexit begins. In planning how to overcome the difficulties leaving the EU is sure to cause, and how to exploit the opportunities it is equally likely to create for Yorkshire’s economy, we have the chance and the motivation to forge a new business environment, capable of completing on the global stage.

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Leeds councillors who fall behind with council tax payments will now be named.

Tom Richmond: Council’s welcome moves on transparency and trust

REGULAR readers will know that I was one of the most vociferous critics of Leeds City Council when it refused to reveal the identities of those councillors who were subjected to legal action last year for non-payment of council tax.

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BOREDOM CENTRAL: The old YEP site used to be interesting but is destined to become very very dull.

Neil Hudson: No interest in apartments

Two words that upset me. ‘Offices’ and ‘apartments’. Especially when they appear together. I just find them really, really, really boring.

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Aisha Iqbal: Leaping with the fr-enemy?

As the country gets ready post-Brexit vote to opt out of the biggest political alliance in its history - and the world lurches to the political right - it seems our elected representatives at Leeds Civic Hall might be going the opposite way.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn who accepted a request from The Yorkshire Post to set out his vision to readers.

Jeremy Corbyn: There is an alternative to bargain basement Brexit

WHEN Pret A Manger opened its first sandwich shop in 1986, I doubt many of us would have expected well-known high street chains to end up trying to pay their staff in leftovers.

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Kelly Pegg: Is it ever okay to discipline other people’s children?

Kelly Pegg: Is it ever okay to discipline other people’s children?

For the last month or so every weekend has been filled with birthday parties and soft play dates.

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Amjad Bashir MEP.

Amjad Bashir: The big beasts of Brussels may beat their chests, but we’ll stay calm

A COUPLE of weeks ago when the Article 50 Bill got Parliament’s final nod, we at last knew the Brexit starting gun was about to be fired. Today we wake up knowing this is the day.

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