Yorkshire

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Census names Richmondshire fastest-ageing area in England and Wales
With young people priced out and not having children, schools have closed in this part of North Yorkshire

Helen Pidd North of England editor

28, Jun, 2022 @5:51 PM

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Harry Gration obituary
Broadcaster and popular anchor of the BBC’s Look North news programme who was dedicated to his native Yorkshire

Anthony Hayward

26, Jun, 2022 @11:57 AM

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Labour has now claimed the centre ground – and has shown it can win | Keir Starmer
Last week’s byelection proves that the country is crying out for change, and we are the party that will deliver it

Keir Starmer

26, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Boris Johnson is a sorcerer who has run out of spells, a wizard with a broken wand | Andrew Rawnsley
The Tory leader tried every trick he knew and his party still suffered a double-whammy of byelection defeats

Andrew Rawnsley

26, Jun, 2022 @7:30 AM

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The Observer view on why Britain needs Tory MPs to oust Boris Johnson | Observer editorial
His party should heed what voters signalled in Thursday’s crushing byelection defeats – get him out of Downing Street

Observer editorial

26, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The long history of racism in Yorkshire cricket | Letter
Letter: In 1963 I played with a Bradford League side where casual abuse was commonplace, says Philip Jaggar

Letters

24, Jun, 2022 @4:59 PM

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Labour win in Wakefield proves party is ready for power, says Starmer
Simon Lightwood elected as MP in symbolic victory in ‘red wall’ seat won by Conservatives in 2019

Helen Pidd North of England editor

24, Jun, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Boris Johnson’s future in the frame as polls close in byelections
Loss of Wakefield, and Tiverton and Honiton could push backbench Tories towards restarting efforts to oust PM

Peter Walker Political correspondent

24, Jun, 2022 @12:54 AM

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‘People are ripping up contracts’: price of rice boils over into new territory in UK
The pressures faced by one Yorkshire rice importer illustrate how costs feed through to consumers

Zoe Wood

22, Jun, 2022 @12:43 PM

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Costly report into Rotherham police failings ‘lets down’ grooming survivors
Police and crime commissioner ‘disappointed’ as child sexual abuse inquiry ‘fails to identify individual accountability’

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

22, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Tributes paid to two killed in North Yorkshire helicopter crash
Burton in Lonsdale resident Ian Macdonald and German student Admarsu Birhan have been named

Josh Halliday and agencies

21, Jun, 2022 @5:34 PM

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The Observer view on this week’s byelections in Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton | Observer editorial
Tactical voting is a rare chance for voters to show the Conservative party exactly what they think of Boris Johnson

Observer editorial

19, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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