Why the first family of darts, boxing and snooker are turning their attention to rugby league

It remains one of Yorkshire’s most popular sports but is rugby league about to be reinvented by the father-and-son who have transformed snooker, boxing and darts? Chris Burn reports.
Many new mums suffer with mental health issues and require support from the NHS.

Leeds NHS team leading the way in helping new mums tackle mental health illnesses

A NHS unit in Leeds is leading the way in helping pregnant women and new mums dealing with mental health issues linked to the pressures of motherhood. Chris Burn reports.


Revealed: The worst rip-off prices being charged online for gigs in Leeds

Tickets to popular concerts in Leeds are being sold on secondary ticketing sites for more for more than 700 per cent of their face value, an Evening Post investigation has found.


Yorkshire’s Brexit resistance: Why campaigners in Leeds, York and Sheffield think EU departure can be stopped

Hundreds of people across Yorkshire have joined ‘Brexit resistance’ groups - and are becoming increasingly hopeful that Britain may remain in the EU. Chris Burn reports.

Kev Kelly has been named as the Wildlife Law Enforcer of the Year.

Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

A case collapsed at Wakefield Magistrates Court in 2016 over concerns about evidence provided by two police officers, one of whom has now been sacked.

Wakefield policeman sacked over evidence 'collusion' in collapsed theft trial

A West Yorkshire Police constable has been sacked after "collusion" with another officer over evidence given in court resulted in the collapse of a trial.
A protest against the HS2 'M18 route' in South Yorkshire

Changing tracks on HS2: How David Higgins hopes economic case will change opposition in Yorkshire

HS2’s chairman believes new research claiming high-speed rail will help tackle Yorkshire’s productivity crisis can change minds about the divisive scheme. Chris Burn reports.
A revamped Leeds railway station is at the heart of city centre regeneration plans.

Delivering HS2 'essential to £350m Leeds city centre regeneration plan'

Delivering HS2 is “essential” to the success of plans to double the size of Leeds city centre and provide 35,000 jobs, the development director of the regeneration scheme has said.
The controversy over the closure of the Forensic Science Service lab in Wetherby has been reignited by a new scandal.

Privatisation in the dock over 'the biggest forensic science scandal for decades'

A growing forensics scandal has thrown over 10,000 criminal cases in doubt, including almost 2,000 in Yorkshire. Is privatisation to blame? Chris Burn reports.
The Home Office is investigating the impact of the scandal on family court cases.

Poor record-keeping means scale of forensics scandal ‘may never be known’

The true scale of a growing forensics scandal already affecting 2,000 criminal cases in Yorkshire “may never be known” because of poor record-keeping at a second laboratory where data manipulation is suspected to have occurred in civil cases affecting care proceedings.

How son’s fight against leukaemia inspired Andrew to help create new £500,000 Leeds ‘cancer cottage’

Andrew Walker is helping to create much-needed accommodation for families of children with cancer - inspired by his own son’s fight against leukaemia. Chris Burn reports.

Hundreds of cases in Yorkshire are affected.

Unsafe convictions discovered as almost 2,000 criminal cases in Yorkshire affected by forensics scandal

Almost 2,000 criminal cases across Yorkshire have been affected by a major forensics ‘data tampering’ scandal - with the handful of samples reviewed so far resulting in prosecutions being dropped and some convictions found to be unsafe.
The majority of affected cases relate to drug-driving charges.

Forensics data tampering scandal affecting all Yorkshire forces hits over 10,000 cases

An investigation into alleged data manipulation at a forensics laboratory used by all of Yorkshire's police forces has now identified more than 10,000 cases nationally which "may have been affected".
Tim Marshall has travelled the world covering foreign affairs for Sky News.

How Leeds United fan Tim Marshall went from painting and decorating to broadcasting from war zones

Tim Marshall swapped being a ‘completely rubbish’ painter and decorator for reporting from some of the world’s most dangerous places for Sky News. Chris Burn reports.
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