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Exclusive: Jail shame of Britain's Got Talent finalist who lied about US cancer treatment in bid to dodge tax fraud probe

A former Britain's Got Talent finalist was jailed yesterday after using a sham horse trading business to carry out a £280,000 fraud.
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Harrogate man who set up sham horse trading business is jailed over £280,000 tax fraud

Harrogate man who set up sham horse trading business is jailed over £280,000 tax fraud

A phoney North Yorkshire horse trader who attempted to avoid an investigation into a £280,000 tax fraud by lying about having cancer has been jailed.

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Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 48-hour strike.

More rail misery for Yorkshire as Virgin Trains East Coast and Arriva Rail North workers announce strike action for the same day

Industrial unrest over staffing on the railways is worsening, with fresh strikes set to hit two leading train operators.
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Chrissie Lightfoot is a Harrogate-based lawyer

Leeds solicitor invents 'robot lawyer' for those who can't afford legal fees

A Yorkshire entrepreneur has created the world's first ever 'robot lawyer' with the aim of making legal advice affordable to the masses.

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The fire at DIshforth

Huge lorry fire closes A1(M) in Yorkshire

A huge lorry fire shut part of the A1(M) near Harrogate last night.
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Show director Nick Smith dons a coat of many flowers, to launch national Wear a Flower day.
 Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Say it with flowers this Spring

National ‘wear a Flower Day’ is being launched to make Britian smile again and help people reconnect with nature.

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Yorkshire police officers offered free rail travel to PC Keith Palmer's funeral

Yorkshire police officers offered free rail travel to PC Keith Palmer's funeral

A train operator has offered Yorkshire police officers free rail travel to a memorial for a murdered constable.

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Leeds Bubble Rush race returns to Harewood

Leeds Bubble Rush race returns to Harewood

A family fun run billed as Leeds's 'frothiest race' is returning this month.

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Appeal: Police issue image of suspected Harrogate burglar

Appeal: Police issue image of suspected Harrogate burglar

This is the man police want to identify after a house burglary in Harrogate.

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Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems

Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems

A survey commissioned to mark English Tourism Week has revealed Yorkshire's top 'hidden gems' for visitors.

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The Transit van became trapped in the ford

Rescue mission after van becomes trapped in flood water

Firefighters have come to the aid of two people trapped inside their van in a flooded ford.
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Mother's Day in Yorkshire: Our top recommendations

Mother's Day in Yorkshire: Our top recommendations

Mothering Sunday is nearly upon us - so we've rounded up a list of the best ways to treat you mum in Yorkshire.
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Harrogate man caused serious collision while drinking beer behind wheel of van

Harrogate man caused serious collision while drinking beer behind wheel of van

A Harrogate man has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after causing a serious collision while drinking beer behind the wheel.

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Jason Donovan today

Jason Donovan announces Yorkshire tour dates

Neighbours and West End star Jason Donovan has announced two Yorkshire dates as part of an upcoming UK tour.
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Alfie

Stockeld Park use drone to search for missing dog Alfie

A pet dog who went missing near Harrogate is being tracked with drone technology.

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YP Letters: Why tram-trains serving Leeds Bradford Airport just aren't viable

YP Letters: Why tram-trains serving Leeds Bradford Airport just aren't viable

A transport expert from the Harrogate Chamber of Commerce has written to the Yorkshire Post explaining why a tram-train link to Leeds Bradford Airport would be uneconomical.
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Alistair Brownlee in the Yorkshire Tea distribution warehouse

WATCH: Brownlee brothers star in new Yorkshire Tea advert

Yorkshire Tea have released a tongue-in-cheek new advert starring Alistair and Jonny Brownlee.

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Three people taken to hospital after three-car crash

THREE people were taken to hospital after a three-car crash near Otley.
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89-year-old missing Harrogate woman and pet poodle found safe and well

A PENSIONER from Harrogate who went missing with her pet poodle has been found safe and well.
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Yorkshire Tea has recalled some of its ceramic pots

As much use as a chocolate teapot: Yorkshire Tea ‘collectables’ are recalled

A SERIES of teapots and other ceramic “collectables” advertising Yorkshire Tea are being recalled after complaints that the bases of some of them cracked or broke during use.

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