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Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

Politics
Katie Hamilton, 26, was studying at Leeds University.

Leeds student found dead at mental health unit ‘should have been under 24 hour watch’ - inquest told

A CONSULTANT forensic psychiatrist told a jury inquest he believed a woman who died after being found with a ligature around her neck at a mental health unit in Leeds should have been under 24-hour observation.

Health
Police had been searching for Jordan Line since Saturday.

Police issue update on search for missing 23-year-old West Yorkshire man

Police in West Yorkshire have shared an update this morning on the search for missing 23-year-old man.

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Ashes Pasture, Ribblehead. PIC: Simon Hulme

The time capsule deep in the Yorkshire Dales

AT the top of Yorkshire, on the eastern slope of Ingleborough where the flora and fauna are chiefly sheep and grass, some unexpected inhabitants have moved in.

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New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff.
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Northern has introduced extra Sunday services as it works to modernise its network.

Northern introduces extra Sunday train services linking Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough

More frequent rail services were introduced between Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough this weekend.

Transport
Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire.

Crime
Clockwise from top left: Darnell Harte; Ellis and Elliot Thornton-Kimmitt; Robbie Meerun, and Anthoney Armour.

UPDATED: Five killed after car hit tree in Leeds: Inquests opened and adjourned

INQUESTS into the deaths of five people including three children who lost their lives  when a  car ploughed into a tree in Leeds have been opened and adjourned at Wakefield Coroner's Court this morning.
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An artist's impression of part of the architect's new plans for Flaxby Park.

Major plans for new village near Harrogate are tabled

Plans to build a new village of almost 3,000 homes on the edge of Harrogate have been finally been submitted to the council after more than 12 months of talks.

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Schoolboy Ellis Dove, seven, of Middleton, with a sack full of presents. He emptied his piggybank to buy warm clothes for a homeless man because he  was so concerned about him living in a tent in Leeds city centrre. 8 December 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Kind Leeds schoolboy bought Christmas gifts for homeless ‘man in the tent’

BIG-hearted schoolboy Ellis Dove emptied his piggbybank to buy Christmas presents for a homeless man sleeping in a tent in Leeds city centre.

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Two airports have closed their runways this morning, as heavy snowfall begins to batter Britain.

UPDATE: Airports forced to extend runway closure as snowfall batters Britain

One airport has confirmed its runway will be closed until at least 4pm, and others are warning of further delays, as heavy snowfall begins to batter Britain.
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Nowell Court, Harehills. Image: Google

Flat fire in Harehills: Man taken to hospital by ambulance

A MAN was taken to hospital after a blaze at a flat in Leeds.

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Wakefield Road, Ossett. Image: Google

Caravan blaze on Wakefield Road Ossett: Man suffered smoke inhalation

A MAN suffered smoke inhalation after a caravan blaze in Ossett near Wakefield.

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M62 junction in West Yorkshire reopens after lorry crash

The M62 eastbound has now reopened at junction 26 near Bradford after a lorry crashed into the central reservation.

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IVY LEAGUE: Mark Askew. PIC: Paul Winch-Furness

Big interview: Mark Askew brings The Ivy to Yorkshire

For 18 years he was Gordon Ramsay’s right hand man, now Mark Askew has the job of helping to bring the famous Ivy restaurant to Yorkshire. Catherine Scott met him.

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Rachael Swinburn-Ledger.

Four-year ban for Harrogate woman after two drink-drive offences

A woman from Harrogate has been banned from the road for four years after being convicted of two drink-driving offences.

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Katie Hamilton, 26, was studying at Leeds University.

Leeds University student’s death - jury inquest continues

A DOCTOR told an inquest she set a 15-minute observation time for a patient at a mental health unit in Leeds after consulting a charge nurse, a registrar and a consultant psychiatrist.

Health
West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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Yorkshire’s Best Pub? It’s a piece of living history

SKIPTON’S Market Square slopes gently upward towards the town’s magnificent 14th century castle, Yorkshire’s last Royalist stronghold during the English Civil War, when it was under siege for three years.

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What happened at crucial Nidd Gorge 'relief road' meeting?

Councillors have voted down any traffic relief measures in Harrogate which contain a new relief road in Bilton.
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