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Plans to bring another major sporting event to Leeds as city vows to carry on with year of culture bid

A major sporting event could come to Leeds after business and civic leaders vowed to press ahead with plans for a year of cultural celebration despite Britain being excluded from the formal European Capital of Culture process.

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St Mary's Hospital in Armley, which has now been revealed as the proposed site for the new 13m unit.

Revealed: Proposed site in Leeds for new £13m mental health unit

The proposed site for a new £13m unit in Leeds - supporting young people with complex mental health issues - has been revealed.
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PIC: Tony Johnson

Gorge yourself on stunning scenery at Gordale Beck

There are certainly worse places to blow away the cobwebs than Gordale Beck. The image above, taken by The Yorkshire Post photographer Tony Johnson, captures the stream 
in full spate on a crisp January day.

11 Jan 2018.... Dave Jones who has been nominated by his colleagues as part of the We Love Our NHS YEP campaign. Picture Scott Merrylees

‘It’s the best job in the world’ - meet the ambulance service’s unsung hero

“It’s the best job in the world.”

David Firth at St Catherine's Hospice

‘I have incurable cancer - but hospice has given me a new lease of life’

A Lancashire retired teacher diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer that began in his appendix thought his days were numbered when he went into St Catherine’s Hospice.

Instead, he was given a new lease of life as hospice staff tried a different treatment which has given him back his quality of life. He tells AASMA DAY his story.

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Six of the Best: 2018 theatre shows in Leeds and Yorkshire

It’s the start of a new theatrical season.

Dr Nir Arielli, Associate Professor of International History at the University of Leeds, has written a book about foreign war volunteers. (Picture: James Hardisty).

Why do people volunteer to fight in foreign wars?

A new book by a Leeds academic examines what makes people want to risk their lives by volunteering to fight in foreign conflicts. Chris Bond talked to its author.

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Jimmy Nail, who has pulled out of The Last Ship, at the launch event with Sting and director Lorne Campbell last year.

Jimmy Nail pulls out of Sting’s musical The Last Ship

It’s a production which lasted just a few months on Broadway and now just as Sting’s musical The Last Ship was due to set sail in the UK its leading man has pulled out.

Dronfield, Ilkley, Bingley and Burton-on-Trent all feature in the Zoopla survey on commuter towns.

Commuter heaven: The Yorkshire towns ranked among the best 'edge-of-city places' to live in the UK

Homes in Ilkley have risen by 8.52% over the past year according to a new survey from Zoopla on commuter towns across the UK.
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Picture by Julian Brown 09/12/16

View of the canal

The historic Leeds and Liverpool Canal is honoured with a presentation of a Special Award for Civil Engineering Heritage.The award certificate was presented to representatives of the Canal & River Trust at Wigan Pier, which marks the start of the famous Wigan Flight of 21 locks, one of the canal's most important features.

Leeds Liverpool canal cycling challenge for mental health charity

Staff at a Leeds charity that protects and looks after waterways across the region is organising a fundraising challenge to raise awareness about mental health issues.

Seb Baker, president of the Sheffield Hallam Students Union Conservative Society.  (Scott Merrylees).

What’s it like being a young Tory student at university in Yorkshire?

Young conservatives are in the minority at most universities as Corbynmania sweeps across many campuses, but Chris Bond speaks to some who are determined to be heard.

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People wore surgical masks as a precaution against infection from flu in Mexico City in 2009. (Pictures: PA).

Spanish Flu killed millions of people but when will the next pandemic strike?

A hundred years ago the deadly Spanish Flu virus claimed millions of lives around the world. But how well prepared is the UK for a flu pandemic in the future? Chris Bond reports.

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Six of the Best: New Year resolutions

New year, new hopes, new resolutions.

Mike Tindall with his wife Zara Phillips, pictured with daughter Mia, have announced they are expecting a second child.
Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

ROYALS: Zara and Mike Tindall expecting second child

The Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall and husband Mike Tindall are expecting their second child, a spokeswoman for the couple has said.
Sir Richard Branson says Virgin and Stagecoach have lost "significant amounts of money - well over 100 million in total" on the franchise.

Richard Branson: Early end to East Coast Rail franchise a 'pragmatic solution'

Sir Richard Branson has defended the Government's early termination of the East Coast rail franchise.

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Apple attack: What you need to know about the Meltdown and Spectre microchip bugs.

Apple attack: What you need to know about the Meltdown and Spectre microchip bugs

How worried should you be as tech giant Apple confirms all of its products are 'vulnerable' to hacking through the Meltdown and Spectre bugs?
Apple products have been affected by the Meltdown and Spectre bugs.

Warning as Apple flaw leaves all devices 'vulnerable' to hackers

Apple has warned owners of its iPhones, iPads and computers that they are affected by a processor flaw that could leave them vulnerable to hackers.
There are growing concerns about personal debt levels in the UK. (PA).

Is Britain in the grip of a personal debt crisis?

Unemployment has fallen and yet debt is rising, with more people asking for help. Chris Bond looks at what is causing the growing personal debt crisis in this country.

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Oulton Hall.

Six of the Best: Health kicks in Leeds and Yorkshire

A new year often brings with it the desire for self improvement.

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm.

Six of the Best: Outdoor activities across Leeds and Yorkshire

When Christmas Day is done with and you’ve had your fill of turkey and mince pies, you might hanker for something a little more active.

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