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Jet2 announce THREE new destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport for summer 2019

Budget airline Jet2 will operate three brand-new routes from Leeds Bradford next year.
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This charming 3-bed Charente house with pool is on the market with Charente Immobilier for 336,000 Euros.

Don’t miss Wetherby’s French Property Exhibition

Discover how to find your dream home in France with this upcoming property event on May 19 and 20.

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Government department’s new Leeds HQ

Government department’s new Leeds HQ

A major government department is bringing its new headquarters to Leeds.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

Tom Richmond: Don’t let failing Chris Grayling give Crossrail on the cheap to the North

IT speaks volumes about the level of mistrust which still surrounds the failing Chris Grayling that few actually believed the Transport Secretary when he made this claim to Parliament.

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Argos to beef up tech team to better compete with Amazon

Argos is taking the fight to Amazon by hiring 150 tech specialists as the British retailer’s boss plans to go “head to head” with the online giant.

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Simon Spinks, managing director of Harrison Spinks.

Harrison Spinks leads the way in Queen’s Awards

A luxury bedmaker which grows its mattress fillings on a farm in Yorkshire is leading this year’s recipients of Queen’s Awards for Enterprise after receiving two accolades.

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Tim Wray, former executive chairman of Turner & Townsend

Former Turner & Townsend chairman Tim Wray dies aged 69

The former chairman of Yorkshire consultancy firm Turner & Townsend Tim Wray has died at the age of 69.

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The Leeds high street shops we have loved and lost

Leeds is widely regarded as one of the best destinations to shop till you drop in the UK.

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WhatsApp is one of the biggest messaging services in the world.

Why under-16s will be banned from using WhatsApp from May

WhatsApp is raising the minimum age requirement to use the service to 16 in the European Union, ahead of the introduction of new EU privacy laws in May.

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More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

Rail union RMT has announced another 24-hour strike as part of a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.

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Plans for new hotel near Leeds Bradford Airport revealed

Plans for new hotel near Leeds Bradford Airport revealed

Pub chain Greene King has applied for permission to build its own hotel next to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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HISTORY: The M&S Company Archive is a journey through eras of fashion past.

Leeds high street institution still in Vogue

You might associate it with your grandmother but this staple of the high street is very much in vogue.

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Turtle Bay, Leeds city centre.

Leeds's Turtle Bay allowed to trade later despite police concerns

A restaurant and bar in a “red zone” of Leeds city centre has been permitted to open and sell alcohol later on weekends – despite authorities’ concerns about a rise in late night crime in the surrounding area.

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Shadow Secretary of State for Justice Richard Burgon. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Windrush scandal ‘among cruellest examples of unaccountable state power targeting the vulnerable’, says Leeds MP Richard Burgon

The Windrush scandal has exposed one of the “cruellest examples of unaccountable state power targeting the vulnerable”, a Yorkshire MP has claimed, as Ministers faced fresh calls to provide legal aid to victims.

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Silks in Leeds city centre.

Leeds lap dancing club Silks allowed to keep trading

A Leeds lap dancing club has been allowed to continue trading by licensing chiefs.

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Summer Time All the Time hosted by The Overseas Property Show is coming to Birmingham!

Summer Time All the Time hosted by The Overseas Property Show is coming to Birmingham!

Sun worshippers or property investors will find all they need to buy a property abroad at this leading industry exhibition.

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AWARD: Number One Kirkstall Forge in Leeds.

Leeds office site wins wellbeing prize

An office block at the city’s flagship Kirkstall Forge development has won a top award for its design.

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Recipients of Leeds Fund grants meet with Herwig Vennekens, the MD of Haribo.

The Leeds Fund: Confectioner’s sweet gift for young people

Kids and grown-ups love it so...and these West Yorkshire causes have all got a good reason to be sweet on the happy world of Haribo.

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Northern services are being disrupted after trespassers forced the closure of railway lines.

Severe disruption to Northern train services after incident between Halifax and Bradford

Passengers are being warned to expect cancellations and delays to Northern services in West Yorkshire following an incident on the railway this morning.

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Accident causes travel disruption as one lane of M62 in closed near Leeds

Motorists using the M62 motorway this morning are being warned to expect delays after an accident involving a van closed one lane.
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