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The unbelievable reason why a driver abandoned their car on the M1 in Yorkshire

A driver abandoned their broken-down car on the M1 in Yorkshire this morning - because 'they had somewhere to be'.

Days Out: Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Days Out: Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Take a walk on the wild side at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster - it’s home to nearly 400 animals and 70 different species, from the only polar bears in England to majestic lions and tigers.

Days Out
Wearing the Kempadoo Millar Kariwak blue linen flat cap, �58, and the Castara white linen flat cap, �58,  are Jerome Wilks, 30, a professional dancer who has performed with  RJC Dance and ACE Dance, and Jasmine Greaves, 21, artist and Reggaeton dancer.

Sneak a peak at the Kempadoo Millar new collection

Showing off her colourful Yorkshire flat caps with the help of her dancing friends, Rhian Kempadoo-Millar talks to Stephanie Smith. Pictures by Ant Robling.

The medieval town of Bonifacio. PIC: PA

Travel review: Direct flights open up wild and wonderful island of Corsica

New direct flights have improved access to wild and scenic Corsica. Beverley Rouse discovers its appeal.

How many of these Yorkshire filming locations do you recognise?

The Harry Potter filming spots in Yorkshire - and five other famous blockbusters shot here

A gripping storyline and convincing characters are integral to creating great feature films, but finding a location to bring the tale to life is just as important.

Holiday home owners in York make an average of 1,835each month (Photo: Shutterstock)

This Yorkshire city is one of the most profitable places in the UK to own a holiday home

York has been named among the top 10 most profitable destinations to purchase a vacation property in the UK.

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill.

Pub review: The Three Houses Inn, Sandal

One of the joys of doing eating out reviews is that it makes you visit places you might otherwise never see.

RIGHT MIX: Luke Downing, Laura MacLeod and Jonathan Hawthorne.

Leeds hipster venue will feed the suburbs

Two of the most talked about chefs in the city are cooking up a new venture which will take them out of the “saturated city centre” food scene to create something that has not been done before in Leeds.

Bradford Interchange

Bradford Interchange evacuated after discovery of 'suspicious package'

Bradford Interchange is currently being evacuated after a 'suspicious package' was found.


Pub review: The White Swan, Rothwell, Leeds

THE White Swan straddles carefully the boundary between bar and restaurant.

Local lad: Leeds-based poet and novelist Mark Connors whose new book is out now. (Picture: Joanna Sedgwick).

Leeds writer Mark Connors on his new novel

Leeds poet and novelist Mark Connors’ new book Tom Tit and the Maniacs was inspired by his own childhood in the city. He spoke to Yvette Huddleston.


Here's what happens when you line up FIVE THOUSAND biscuits - and watch them fall like dominoes

In an ode to its new Biscuit Brew, Yorkshire Tea has created the world’s first domino run made almost entirely from biscuits and it looks delicious.

CELEB GET THE LOOK: The Duchess of Cambridge went to Wimbledon last week, wowing the crowds in yellow, the perfect foil for her signature glossy brown hair. Try Josh Wood Colour Renewing Shampoo & Conditioner for Brunette Hair, �10, at Boots. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

Beauty: No one needs heavy make-up on holiday, so pare it back

Save time, space and money when you plan your holiday make-up bag. Beauty editor Stephanie Smith has tips on looking good for less. Plua Celeb Get the Look and beauty products of the week.

For the Great Seaside Vintage Fair at Whitby. Catriona wears: 1960s navy nautical swimsuit from Vintage Beau, �25; sunglasses, model's own.. Picture by Simon Hulme

Yorkshire Fashion Diary: Style & beauty events across the county

Catwalks, model castings, festivals and fairs, launches, store openings and shopping nights, workshops and beauty events ...introducing a regular round-up of upcoming fashion and beauty dates for your diary across Yorkshire. If you have an event you would like to be included in the Yorkshire Fashion Diary listings, email:

Aruba underwired twist front bikini top �34, and high waist tummy control briefs, �18, at

Don’t fake tan first (and other swimwear buying tips)

Buying swimwear for the big beach holiday need not be a nightmare. Fashion editor Stephanie Smith has advice on how to hit the shops and choose well.


Whitelock's and The Turk's Head Beer Festival returns in Leeds for fourth year

Following three hugely successful events, Whitelock's and The Turk's Head Beer Festival is making its return for a fourth year, bringing all manner of rare and delicious beers to the city.
The limited edition bag is available in limited numbers at a cost of 70.

Leeds fashion brand launches limited edition bag to honour Yorkshire Day

A Leeds based fashion brand has introduced an exclusive, limited edition bag to its collection in celebration of Yorkshire Day on 1 August.

Weddings can rack up some hefty costs - especially if you're part of the wedding party

Best man or bridesmaid? Here's what you can expect to pay for your role in a wedding

Weddings may be a joyous occasion full of romance and celebration, but the big day can rack up some hefty costs - especially if you're part of the wedding party.
Crossing a bridge near Dubrovnik.

Travel review: Turkey in tow - a caravan road trip from Europe to Asia

Travelling to Istanbul across Europe with a caravan is a challenge, but an exciting one, as John Rawlings discovered.

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