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Why have Grammar Schools been handed £50m and what are they going to do with the cash?

Grammar schools are to be handed tens of millions of pounds to allow them to expand, the government has said.

Education
Police say a body has been found in the search for Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison. On Thursday, Mr Hutchison's brothers, Grant and Neil (pictured bottom left), had said they were "distraught" about his disappearance and appealed for him to get in touch.

Tributes to tragic Frightened Rabbit singer after body is found

Tributes have been paid to Frightened Rabbit singer Scott Hutchison after a body was found by police searching for the missing musician.
Music
Morrisons has performed better-than-expected in a resilient performance.

Yorkshire supermarket Morrisons beats forecasts with 3.6% sales hike

Supermarket Morrisons has rung up a better-than-expected 3.6% hike in sales thanks to a resilient performance in stores and its burgeoning wholesale arm.
Business
Joana Burns died after taking ecstasy on a night out in Sheffield.

Yorkshire mum's desperate warning against ecstasy use as inquest hears of daughter's tragic death

The mother of a student who died after taking ecstasy as she celebrated the end of her time at university said taking the drug is "not worth the risk", following an inquest into her daughter's death.

Health
BMW has recalled more than 300,000 cars in the UK.

Warning issued as BMW recalls 312,000 UK models at risk of electrical fault

BMW will recall 312,000 UK vehicles at risk of an electrical fault that has been linked to a fatal crash.
Transport

Yorkshire bodybuilder who claimed benefits for 'back injury' told to pay £35,000 after pictures showed him lifting weights

An amateur bodybuilder has been ordered to pay £35,000 after he was filmed pumping iron while claiming a back injury had left him wheelchair-bound.

Crime

Rail strike: How are the services affected in your area of Yorkshire today?

RMT members are picketing railway stations on the Arriva Rail North (Northern) and Greater Anglia networks in a dispute over the role of guards on trains.

Transport

Rail strike: Yorkshire commuters facing another day of frustration and misery on the trains

Commuters across Yorkshire face another day of delays and frustration as strike action leads to a reduction of services.

Transport
Train services are once again being affected by strike action across Yorkshire today.

Rail strike: Yorkshire commuters facing another day of frustration and misery on the trains

Commuters across Yorkshire face another day of delays and frustration as strike action leads to a reduction of services.
Transport
US President Donald Trump has ignored calls from UK Prime Minister Theresa May not to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.

President Donald Trump pulls out of Iran nuclear deal... but what does that mean for Britain and our safety?

Britain joined France and Germany in recommitting to the Iran nuclear deal after Donald Trump ignored their pleas and pulled the United States out of the accord.

News
File photo issued by South Yorkshire Police of Owen Scott, who tried to kill four young children during a drug-induced psychotic episode. The 29-year-old was jailed for life at Sheffield Crown Court in February, but his sentence is now being challenged. Police found him when he crashed his car into the Travellers Rest in Penistone.

Man who tried to kill children with a hammer could see sentence increased

A man who tried to kill four young children during a drug-induced psychotic episode could have his sentence increased by Appeal Court judges.

News
An accident has closed the M62 this morning.

Yorkshire traffic: Rush-hour accident leads to major delays on M62

The M62 was closed this morning after a vehicle overturned.
Transport

Yorkshire weather: How long will this heatwave last and what can we expect for the rest of the week?

Yorkshire's mini-heatwave looks set to continue for at least another day... but there are warnings of thunderstorms as we advance through the week.

Environment
Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone brain surgery.

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency brain surgery

Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery on a brain haemorrhage today.
Football
Riders on Barden Moor during day three of the Tour de Yorkshire from Richmond to Scarborough. The sun has been shining across the county this week and there is more to come on Sunday and Monday. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: County soaks up the sunshine and there is plenty more to come over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire could be set for record Bank Holiday temperatures with forecasters promising more spring sunshine over the coming days.

Environment
The M62 has been re-opened again after hours of delays.

Yorkshire motorway re-opens after hours of frustrating Bank Holiday delays

The M62 has finally re-opened after a lorry fire resulted in five hours of delays and major traffic disruption.

Transport

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Live news, pictures and analysis from Stage 3

The sun is shining and the crowds are gathering as the third stage of the Tour de Yorkshire gets set to push off across the county today.

Cycling

Record Bank Holiday temperatures predicted but will Yorkshire join in with the fun in the sun?

Much of Britain looks set to enjoy a spring heatwave this weekend with Bank Holiday Monday forecast to be the hottest ever.

Environment

Local Election 2018: Your full guide to all the results across Yorkshire

Results are coming in across the county after yesterday's Local Elections.

Politics

Local Election 2018: Full results from Leeds

Voting has taken place across the county in the latest wave of local elections.
Politics
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