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Barry Sheerman, longest-serving Labour MP, to retire at next election
81-year-old Huddersfield MP says in Twitter announcement that representing constituency has been ‘honour of my life’

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

05, Dec, 2021 @7:17 PM

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Yorkshire shepherdess Amanda Owen: ‘The only spa I know about is a Spar shop’
The star of hit TV show Our Yorkshire Farm on raising nine children and being a bestselling author despite flunking English

Tim Lewis

05, Dec, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Staff at UK’s highest pub bid ‘fond farewell’ to snowed-in guests
Customers leave Tan Hill Inn in North Yorkshire after three nights trapped by Storm Arwen

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

29, Nov, 2021 @5:49 PM

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The Star Inn at Harome: police treating restaurant fire as arson
Investigators believe blaze at Michelin-starred pub in North Yorkshire was started deliberately

Helen Pidd North of England editor

26, Nov, 2021 @4:03 PM

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Michelin-starred the Star Inn at Harome ‘reduced to ashes’ by fire
Owner says North Yorkshire restaurant ‘won’t be open for a while’ after blaze breaks out in thatched roof

Mark Brown

25, Nov, 2021 @12:18 PM

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Police must do more to help child sexual abuse survivors, says Rotherham report
IOPC says some systemic problems identified in 91 separate investigations still exist

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

23, Nov, 2021 @11:44 AM

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It’s not just cricket. Racism against Yorkshire’s south Asian Muslims has a long history | Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan
Azeem Rafiq’s account and its reception point to the struggles of a community shaped by colonialism and exploitation, says writer and educator Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

21, Nov, 2021 @4:19 PM

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If tackling racism is just a box-ticking exercise, the urgent imperative to change our ways is lost | Kenan Malik
The Azeem Rafiq affair shows how we can be alert to racism in one context and blind to it elsewhere

Kenan Malik

21, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘We’ll never be accepted’: Yorkshire’s Asian community absorbs Rafiq story
The cricket racism scandal has led some to consider why good people say nothing about bigotry and abuse

Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Aamna Mohdin

19, Nov, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Can we have our home back? HS2 U-turn leaves uprooted family reeling
The government has provided another twist in the farcical saga of Mexborough’s Shimmer estate

Helen Pidd North of England editor

18, Nov, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Tories’ rail spin won’t wash in the north, as plug is pulled on the powerhouse
Analysis: It’s hard to see why northern England should be grateful for this revival of old, discarded schemes

Helen Pidd North of England editor

18, Nov, 2021 @4:27 PM

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HS2 rail leg to Leeds scrapped, Grant Shapps confirms
Anger in northern England and Midlands, with high-speed Leeds-Manchester line also not going ahead

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @4:26 PM

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