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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

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210317 Gary Verity  from Welcome to Yorkshire with Judith Blake Leader of Leeds City Council  and  two of the Kaiser Chiefs  Peanut (left) and Simon Rix  at the Y17  conference at York Theatre Royal  yesterday(tues)

Big plans for year ahead are revealed

Yorkshire tourism chiefs set out their vision for events throughout 2017 which they hope will mean the region’s multi-billion pound tourism industry enjoys its most successful year ever.

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Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Boffins have come up with the fastest ever Wi-Fi, that can download 60 films every second - by creating a signal that hitches a ride on rays of light.

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Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Companies are bombarded with phishing scams every day.

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How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

COMPANIES across the north have been drawing up contingency plans to get their staff to and from work on Monday, as RMT union members on Northern Rail stage a 24-hour walkout.

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Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Bus company Arriva Yorkshire has announced that all valid train tickets will be accepted on their buses during the RMT strike on Monday.

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RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

Animal lovers are being invited to apply to become RSPCA inspectors as the charity launches a local recruitment drive.

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Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers are turning to discount supermarkets more than ever, according to new data.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

£3bn tax hike will pay for Budget giveaways

Taxes will need to increase by up to £3bn if Philip Hammond’s Wednesday Budget is to meet spending commitments, according to economic experts.

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Northern Rail services are being disrupted after a landslip.

Travel alert: Trains disrupted in West Yorkshire after landslip near Halifax

Passengers in West Yorkshire are being warned of disruption to train services after a landslip between Sowerby Bridge and Halifax.
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Two lanes of the M62 are currently closed after a collision.

Traffic alert: Two lanes of M62 in West Yorkshire reopen after crash

Emergency services have completed their work at the scene of a four-vehicle collision on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
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Greggs warns over cost pressures

Greggs warns over cost pressures

Sausage roll maker Greggs reported rising sales and profits last year after being boosted by its healthy eating ranges, but warned over costs pressures in 2017

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Stephen Short, 20, has only two commercial sheep left after being forced to sell the flock

Young farmer’s heartache over flock attacks

A young farmer has been forced to make a heartbreaking decision to sell a flock of sheep after a spate of dog attacks.

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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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The Ritz Ballroom, brighouse

Axe hangs over ‘The Ritz’ in Brighouse after naming dispute

A naming dispute with a top London Hotel could see a renowned music and entertainment venue in Brighouse close its doors.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield.

Firm fined after agency worker traps hand in machine

A polythene film manufacturer has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker trapped his hand in machinery.

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Managing director Mark Prentice at Arkoni Ltd, Brighouse.

Record deals for metal specialists

Brighouse-based metalworking firm Arkoni has got 2017 off to an encouraging start with its best month ever for new orders.

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It’s time to break down employment barriers for disabled people

It’s time to break down employment barriers for disabled people

With nearly half of UK businesses (45 per cent) being apprehensive about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job, British employers are worsening an already discriminatory employment system for the disabled.

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