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Yorkshire lorry driver who didn't stop for eight miles after hitting police car on the A1(M) is jailed after five years on the run

A lorry driver who continued his journey along the A1(M) for eight miles after hitting a police car that had stopped to deal with an oil spill has been jailed.

Douglas Petrie: Beloved Yorkshire falconry centre owner dies as Settle Falconry pays tribute

A falconry centre in the Yorkshire Dales has announced the death of its owner Douglas Petrie, who was ‘loved by many in the zoo world’.

Rowan Great British Bake Off 2023: Meet Bake Off superfan from West Yorkshire who was inspired to apply for new series of Channel 4 baking show by Scarborough vegan baker Freya Cox

Great British Bake Off series 14 started in September with 12 new contestants - including Yorkshire baker Rowan who was inspired to apply by Scarborough vegan Freya Cox.

Leeds United, Leicester City and Burnley 'intend to sue' Everton if spending rules have been breached

Leeds United, Leicester City and Burnley have reportedly written to Everton’s proposed new owners, outlining their intention to sue the Toffees if they are found to have breached spending rules.

17 ex-Premier League stars now in MLS including former Leeds United, Arsenal and Liverpool men - gallery

There is a vast array of former Premier League stars scattered across Major League Soccer.

Yorkshire police officer charged with indecent assaults on boy aged under 14

A Yorkshire police officer has been charged with three counts of indecent assault on a boy under the age of 14.

Hull Fair: Heavy rain and ageing tarmac cause tripping hazards at site of Hull Fair

Works have had to be carried out at short notice at the site of Hull Fair after heavy rain damage and breaking ageing tarmac and stone.

Everything we know about new BBC drama The Jetty as Jenna Coleman spotted filming in Calderdale

Film crews have once again been spotted in Calderdale as filming takes place for new BBC detective drama The Jetty.

Ipswich Town v Hull City: Why the number eight figures prominently in the Tigers highs so far in 2023-24

WHEN discussion turns to Hull City’s consistent and substantive start to the Championship campaign, the number eight figures prominently.

New Huddersfield Giants signing reveals what lured him away from Hull FC

New Huddersfield Giants signing Andre Savelio has revealed the lure of working with Ian Watson convinced him to move to the John Smith’s Stadium.

Halifax murders: Police name two young men stabbed to death on Yorkshire street

Police have named the two young men stabbed to death in a shocking assault in Halifax town centre at the weekend.

The PM should have come clean on HS2 before he travelled to Manchester - The Yorkshire Post says

Further curtailment of HS2 would be a dagger through the economic prospects of the North and the Government is rightly being chastised for even entertaining the idea. What is telling is the manner in which the Prime Minister has

Nicholas Witchell: University of Leeds alumni once described by King Charles as 'awful' retires as BBC's Royal Correspondent

The BBC's royal correspondent who was famously described by the King as an "awful" man is retiring after nearly five decades with the corporation.

Yorkshire bed manufacturer Harrison Spinks sees huge spike in sales following its appearance in BBC Two show Inside the Factory presented by Gregg Wallace

Yorkshire bed company Harrison Spinks appeared on BBC Two show Inside the Factory presented by Gregg Wallace and has since seen a sharp rise in sales calls, website traffic and positive feedback.

Marcia Grant death: Boy, 13, admits killing grandmother by driving over her in her own car

A 13-year-old boy has admitted killing a grandmother by driving over her in her own car in Yorkshire.

Fourth death on roads in Calderdale leads to calls to address speeding

A fourth death on Calderdale’s roads in recent months sparked calls for action to be taken to address speeding.

Manchester City's ex-Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips a 'leading candidate' for Arsenal

Arsenal are said to have identified ex-Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips as a leading candidate to bolster their midfield.

Tranmere Rovers v Bradford City: Bantams quest for consistency starts in Merseyside

Tranmere Rovers v Bradford CityFlying high in April, shot down in May.

Leeds United, Hull City, Sunderland and Cardiff City stars feature in Championship team of the month

Two Leeds United stars have been selected in the Championship team of the month.

Where is the 2024 Champions League final being held? Venue, date and all key details

Champions League nights always get fans dreaming of the final.

Leeds United manager Daniel Farke explains why Sam Byram could face Queens Park Rangers despite three-match week

Daniel Farke says Sam Byram could be in the running to play for Leeds United on Wednesday after a kinder than usual start to a three-game week.

Former Leeds United, Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday boss linked with Serie B job

Former Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk has been linked with Italian outfit Sampdoria.

The Punch Bowl, Low Bentham: Tenants of Yorkshire Dales pub withdraw appeal against convictions for selling alcohol without a licence

A couple who sold alcohol without a licence from the Yorkshire Dales village pub they lease have withdrawn an appeal against their criminal convictions.

Flying Scotsman: Owners National Railway Museum release statement on locomotive's touring schedule after collision in Scotland

The Flying Scotsman’s schedule for the remainder of 2023 could be affected by damage suffered in a collision in Scotland at the weekend, according to its owners the National Railway Museum.

Sheffield tree felling scandal: Sheffield Council sends personal apologies to tree felling campaigners

Sheffield Council has sent personal apologies to campaigners who fought against its highly controversial street tree felling programme.

Inside the new Yorkshire antique store opened by Flog It and Antiques Road Trip expert Barrie Naylor

From vintage silver and Georgian collectables to valuations and quotes, a new antiques shop has opened in Yorkshire by a ‘friendly’ face seen on TV’s Flog It and Antiques Road Trip.

Declan McKenna announce UK & Ireland 2024 tour including London Alexandra Palace show - how to buy tickets

Declan McKenna is hitting the road in 2024 for a huge UK & Ireland tour

Teresa Hanson: Yorkshire woman who stabbed and killed husband in row while cooking jailed

A Yorkshire woman who stabbed her husband with a kitchen knife during an argument while cooking their tea has been sentenced to life with a minimum term of nine years.

Stand-off between Stagecoach and council over withdrawal of bus service to Yorkshire village that was under 'sustained attack' by yobs

South Yorkshire’s mayor has called on Stagecoach to reinstate its evening service through Thurnscoe – but the bus company says it has ‘never faced such a prolonged campaign of anti-social behaviour’.

Sheffield United's off-field future safe says CEO Stephen Bettis, despite on-field struggles

Sheffield United will use this season in the Premier League to safeguard their future, according to chief executive Stephen Bettis.

Favourites to join Barnsley in January including Preston North End, Southampton and Wolves men

As winter approaches, the January transfer window begins to creep into conversations.

Is Middlesbrough v Cardiff City on TV? Channel, streaming details, kick-off time and team news

Middlesbrough will be hoping to pick up a third consecutive league win when they face Cardiff City.

XL Bully dogs: Court orders destruction of two XL Bully dogs after woman injured in Yorkshire

Two XL Bullies are to be destroyed after a woman was injured in Yorkshire..

Halifax stabbing: More flowers and tributes for 'beautiful brothers' Joshua Clark and Syed Haider Ali Shah who died after stabbing in Halifax town centre

More tributes have been flooding in for the two men who died after a stabbing in Halifax town centre.