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Prime Minister ‘totally committed’ to Yorkshire devolution

The Prime Minister has given one of the clearest indications yet that wide-ranging powers could be handed to regions like Yorkshire, as she heralded the successes of the nation’s initial devolution deals.

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Hard Brexit ‘would spell disaster for many farms’

New trade tariffs for British produce post-Brexit could spell disaster for many farms, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) said.

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Conservative MP for Selby and Ainsty, Nigel Adams

North Yorkshire MP calls for crack-down on online ticket touts

A North Yorkshire MP has urged the Prime Minister to support a crack down on online ticket touts.

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The Great Yorkshire Way has been held up as an example of how investing in infrastructure can impact on the economy

Investment plan shows way to thousands of new Yorkshire jobs

THE POTENTIAL for Yorkshire to create thousands of jobs and businesses will be underlined by a new plan unveiled today as pressure grows on the Chancellor to herald an era of major investment in the North.

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Whitby launch
for crime novel

Whitby launch for crime novel

The author of The Kate Shackleton Mysteries, the popular series of books about a sleuth extraordinaire, is set to launch her latest crime novel in Whitby tonight.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Takeaways are in the firing line

Council to declare war on takeaways

Scarborough Council is to declare war on takeaways in a bid to win the borough’s battle with obesity.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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The Welcome to Yorkshire Scarborough Festival - one reason for the rise in staycations along Yorkshire's coast.

Andrew Vine: Sunny outlook as seaside’s old image is washed away

THERE was one unmistakeable conclusion to be drawn from the crowds thronging Whitby last week.

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Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate at the gates of Downing Street in central London after the UK voted to leave the European Union. PIC: PA

Battered Prime Minister faces calls for speedy EU ‘divorce’ talks

Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron faced increasing pressure to speed up “divorce” talks with the EU as Brussels made it clear it wants the UK out of the union as soon as possible.

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Review the referendum results

How you voted: Referendum results in detail from every Yorkshire district

YORK, Harrogate and Leeds were the only three of Yorkshire’s 21 districts to vote to remain in Europe.

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In the frame: Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, George Osborne, Nicky Morgan, Theresa May

Who do you want to succeed Cameron? Rate Boris, Theresa May and the rest of the field

David Cameron’s resignation will trigger a battle for the Conservative leadership - and the keys to Number 10 - likely to feature Brexit standard-bearer Boris Johnson taking on figures such as Home Secretary Theresa May, who took a low profile in the referendum campaign.

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David Cameron announces his resignation outside 10 Downing Street

‘This self-inflicted wound will be his legacy’: Cameron falls on his sword as Britain takes new direction

BRITAIN’s departure from the European Union will be led by a new Prime Minister after David Cameron gave notice of his intention to quit today.

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BREAKING: Scarborough votes to LEAVE the EU

BREAKING: Scarborough votes to LEAVE the EU

THE voters of Scarborough borough overwhelmingly voted in favour of leaving the European Union.

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EU Referendum vote results: Everything that could possibly happen next

Referendum vote results: Everything that could possibly happen next

The polls have closed and now, all we can do is wait. Here are the possible scenarios for what might happen after the result.
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Votes are being counted in the EU referendum

What time will the referendum result be declared where you live?

Trying to figure out if you can stay up and wait for the votes to be counted? These are the expected declaration times of the various counts around the country.
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The view from Europe as Britain decides

The view from Europe as Britain decides

The world’s gaze is fixed firmly on the UK as Britons took to the polls to decide their fate and possibly that of any entire continent

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Protesters outside County Hall in Northallerton

Baroness Anne McIntosh: Fracking plans could 'devastate' North Yorkshire economy

Controversial plans to frack in North Yorkshire could have a devastating impact on the local economy, a former MP has warned.

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A protester outside County Hall in Northallerton

VIDEO: Fracking explained in five minutes

Want to know what's being discussed in Northallerton?

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