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These are the only KFC restaurants in Leeds still open during chicken crisis

Chicken lovers have been left bereft after a supply chain issue shut hundreds of KFC outlets across the country.

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Broken down train causing delays between Leeds and Harrogate

A BROKEN down train between Leeds and Harrogate has led to the cancellation of some rail services this morning.

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Northern Rail chiefs take on the big questions for Leeds travellers

Today the Yorkshire Evening Post shines a spotlight on the rail network as part of our week long series looking at transport in Leeds. We have asked chiefs at Northern Rail a series of questions about how to keep our city moving.

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HSBC delivers large rise in profits as it pivots to Asia

HSBC has reported a 141.4% jump in pre-tax profit for the year to December 31 to 17.2 billion US dollars (£12.3 billion).

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The Gambling Commission has announced, William Hill is to pay a 6.2 million penalty package for "systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures".
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William Hill told to pay £6.2m penalty package after Gambling Commission discovers 'money laundering failures'

William Hill is to pay a £6.2 million in penalties for "systemic social responsibility and money laundering failures", the Gambling Commission has announced.
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New bus masterplan aims to keep Leeds on the move

Civic leaders in Leeds today unveiled proposals designed to revolutionise bus travel on some of the city’s busiest roads.

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Is your dream job on this Leeds list? (Shutterstock)

8 dream jobs currently up for grabs in Leeds

In search of a new challenge? Switch up your career with one of these eight dream jobs currently available in Leeds.
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New campaign targets cartels as tip offs rise by a third

BUSINESS people are being urged to help the UK’s competition authority destroy cartels that are ripping off customers by charging inflated prices.

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NEW PROGRAMME: Steve Parkin, founder of Clipper Logistics.

Driving force boost at Leeds’s own Clipper Logistics

Clipper Logistics, ​which​ distributes goods for retailers including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Asda and Morrisons,​ has launched ​a new scheme to train its warehouse employees as drivers, allowing them to further their careers and progress within the business.

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‘Removal of EU as source for skilled staff would stunt growth of tech sector’

THE potential removal of the European Union as a source for skilled staff after Brexit could stunt the growth of Yorkshire’s technology sector and make it harder to attract start-ups to the region, according to a leading lawyer.

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Morrisons today announces it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a leading supplier of free range eggs.

Morrisons announces acquisition of Yorkshire egg business Chippindale Foods

BRADFORD-based supermarket chain Morrisons today announced it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a major supplier of free range eggs.

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SLOW PROGRESS: Traffic queuing on Wellington Street, one of the main routes in the centre of Leeds.

Is Leeds stuck in the slow lane or a city that is definitely going places?

SHEFFIELD has its Supertram, Manchester its Metrolink, Newcastle the Tyne & Wear Metro and Nottingham its NET express transit system.

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Artist's impression of the Axiom retail park.

Video: Big name retailers have already signed up for £160m retail park off M62

SITE preparation works will start later this year on a £160m retail park off the M62 near Castleford, which developers claim will create as many as 2,000 jobs.

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Accountants Hentons merge with York-based Forster Scott & Co

Accountants Hentons merge with York-based Forster Scott & Co

Yorkshire accountancy firm Hentons has announced a merger with York-based practice Forster Stott & Co in a move designed to help it swell its turnover by 20 per cent.

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This is why traffic in Leeds could be even WORSE on Monday

This is why traffic in Leeds could be even WORSE on Monday

Drivers could face chaos on the M621 on tomorrow's commute as roadworks get underway.

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Roadworks in Leeds.

Roadworks in Leeds

Here are the roadworks around Leeds from Monday, February 19.

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An abandoned car.

A six-fold increase in abandoned cars in UK

Britain is becoming a scrapyard for abandoned cars, claims a well-known price comparison website.

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Transport top of the agenda for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Leeds visit

Transport was top of the agenda when Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Leeds to hear about the planned £500m redevelopment of the city’s main railway station.

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The crashed happened in Otley Road, close to the junction with Cottage Road. Picture: Google

Police directing traffic after motorcyclist injured in crash in Headingley

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in Leeds which has left a major road partially blocked.

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Hundreds of young Leeds people ‘are slipping through the NEET net’

Hundreds of young people could be going under the radar and missing out on jobs, training and education opportunities, new figures detailing Leeds’s ‘NEET’ hotspots reveal.

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