Yorkshire to be 'colder than the Arctic Circle' this coming week

Some parts of the UK are set to feel colder than places in the Arctic Circle as the freezing temperatures continue into the week.
A dog gets into the fundraising spirit

Runners enjoy crisp conditions at Harewood Half-Marathon

Hundreds of runners took part in the half-marathon and 10k races at the Harewood estate today.

People living along Stainbeck Lane in Chapel Allerton say they endured crumbling tarmac and wonky paving stones.

Leeds Stainbeck Lane dug up again after days for urgent gas repairs

A road which was resurfaced to an “immaculate” condition following complaints over potholes has been dug up again just days later after urgent repairs to gas mains were needed.

Beast from the east: How much snow will Leeds get next week?

Beast from the east: How much snow will Leeds get next week?

The polar vortex is heading this way.
Got him: England's Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Colin de Grandhomme.

One-day international: Return of Ben Stokes not enough for England in thriller

BEN STOKES was back in the thick of the action for England but unable to stop New Zealand nosing 1-0 up with a thrilling three-wicket win in the first one-day international in Hamilton.

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Marmalade driving ambassador Kitty Haslam.

Parents ‘petrified’ of supervising learners

Almost half of parents are “petrified” of teaching their children to drive.


Match report: Leeds United 1 Brentford 0 - Cooper header bags priceless win for Whites

LEEDS UNITED brought an end to their run of 10 matches without a win and breathed life into their season with a 1-0 victory over Brentford at Elland Road.

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Officers said shortly after midnight that the collision involved a red Ford Fiesta and a 52-year-old man.

'Serious collision' outside Leeds United's Elland Road

Police have appealed for witnesses after a "serious collision" took place outside Elland Road.

VIDEO - Leeds United 1 Brentford 0: Delighted Heckingbottom makes case for the defence

LEEDS United head coach Paul Heckingbottom praised his side's defensive organisation after the Whites kept a clean sheet in Saturday's 1-0 win over Brentford at Elland Road.
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STRONG: Leeds United striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga holds off a challenge from Brentford's Ryan Woods. Picture by Simon Hulme.

Leeds United 1 Brentford 0: Whites faithful mocking Smith’s grass claims - Social Media

LEEDS UNITED bagged their first win under new head coach Paul Heckingbottom with a 1-0 success at home to Brentford whose manager Dean Smith moaned about the length of the Elland Road grass.

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GRASS AIN'T GREENER: For Brentford boss Dean Smith.

Leeds United 1 Brentford 0: Bees boss Smith blames length of grass on Elland Road pitch

BRENTFORD boss Dean Smith complained about the length of the Elland Road grass after seeing his side fall to a 1-0 loss at Saturday afternoon's Championship hosts Leeds United.

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Christa Ackroyd has spoken for the first time about her dispute with the BBC.

Christa Ackroyd: 'I remember Googling myself, and that’s one of the times I cried'

Grey hair is on trend at the moment, isn’t it? asks Christa Ackroyd as she strikes a familiar pose on the sofa: stable, solemn even, when she needs to be, yet also coquettish.

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Yorkshire actress Emma Chambers, pictured left with her The Vicar of Dibley co-star Dawn French, has died aged 53.

Tributes paid to Yorkshire Vicar of Dibley actress Emma Chambers who has died aged 53

Yorkshire actress Emma Chambers, famous for her roles in The Vicar of Dibley and Notting Hill, has died aged 53.
The little girl was pronounced dead after being rushed to Sheffield Children's Hospital.

Police warn kind-hearted people NOT to donate funds to fake fundraiser for six-year-old who died in Yorkshire

Police have warned well-wishers not to donate to a fraudulent fundraising account set up in the name of six-year-old Daisy Dymyd who died at a Yorkshire hospital earlier this week.

A UK ticket holder has won 77m in the EuroMillions.

UK ticket holder scoops more than £77m in Euromillions win

A UK ticket holder has claimed the £77,798,898.10 jackpot they won in Friday's EuroMillions draw, the National Lottery said.


Wacky Races across Leeds: Cycling, driving or taking a bus or train... who do you think wins?

THEY travelled by bus, train, bike and car in a race to be crowned the Yorkshire Evening Post’s commuting challenge champion.

Wacky Races: How our reporter fared as he took the humble bike to work

Cycling is quite simply the best way to commute.

Wacky Races: How our reporter fared as she drove her car to work

Never a fan of public transport, I have always preferred to commute by car but the reasons why are what also makes the drive to work frustrating – I get impatient and don’t like sitting still for too long.

Wacky Races: How our reporter fared as he took the train to work

I secretly thought that I had an outside chance of winning this race as we were setting off. Roughly a 10-minute walk to the station, hop on a 15-minute train to Leeds, then another 10 minutes to the office if I got a wiggle on. Sounds simple enough.

Wacky Races: How our reporter fared as she took the bus to work

Having drawn what was considered to be the shortest of straws, I know the chances of me winning the race by bus are pretty much non-existent.
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