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M1 in West Yorkshire covered in smoke from lorry fire

The fire closed both carriageways on the M1 at junction 42 in West Yorkshire.
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Wuthering Heights house is for sale

You might have used SparkNotes for Wuthering Heights in high school, but if you’re in the market for a charming house in the English countryside, you should give Emily Brontë’s only novel another read. Ponden Hall, the mid-16th century home that is said to have inspired the classic novel by Emily Brontë, is now for sale. Located in West Yorkshire, the property was the site of many visits from the Brontë sisters in the 19th century. Now, the 5,000-square-foot building serves as an award-winnin...
Tags: Travel, Books, England, West Yorkshire, Shakespeare, All, Emily Bronte, Anne Brontë, Bronte, Wuthering Heights, Ponden Hall, Ponden Reservoir

Three killed in Ben Nevis avalanche

Today, three climbers have died in an avalanche on Scotland’s Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the UK at 4,413 feet above sea level. Volunteers of the Lochaber and Glencoe mountain rescue teams, a coastguard helicopter, air ambulance, three road ambulances, and a trauma team were sent to the area known as Number 5 Gully. Two climbers were found dead at the scene and two were airlifted to the hospital; one of them passed away. On Monday, the Scottish Avalanche Information Service announced ...
Tags: Travel, UK, Scotland, Avalanche, West Yorkshire, All, Glencoe, Ben Nevis, Lochaber, Nicola Sturgeon Scotland, Avalanche Deaths, BBC News More, Ben Nevis Deaths, Scottish Avalanche Information Service, Mountain Rescue and Coastguard

Wildfires break out across the UK after hottest winter day on record

Firefighters have contained a blaze that erupted on moorland in West Yorkshire in northern England, one of the three wildfires that broke out across the United Kingdom as temperatures hit record seasonal highs.
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UK wildfires rip through “Winnie the Pooh” forest

LONDON (AP) — Unseasonably warm and dry weather have fueled fires in Britain, with blazes at Ashdown Forest — made famous by the “Winnie the Pooh” books — as well as West Yorkshire’s Saddleworth Moor and Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh. Crews extinguished two wildfires in East Sussex’s Ashdown Forest, the inspiration for the fictional Hundred […]
Tags: UK, London, News, Ap, Britain, Nation, West Yorkshire, Sussex, Winnie, Arthur, Ashdown Forest, Saddleworth Moor, Edinburgh Crews

Firefighters tackle huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor

Emergency services fought to contain large moorland blaze in West Yorkshire overnightFirefighters have been tackling a large moorland blaze in West Yorkshire.An area of about 1.5 sq kilometres was burning on Saddleworth Moor after Britain had its hottest winter day on record on Tuesday. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Britain, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, Firefighters, Saddleworth Moor

Bilal Ansari: From investment banker to WWE's Amir Jordan

Bilal Ansari, from West Yorkshire, is better known to wrestling fans as Amir Jordan.
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Walks of art: six of the best trails in the UK

These trails take in everything from street art in Birmingham to Henry Moores in West Yorkshire – where our man and his dog find the natural attractions as alluring as the manmade onesAs we head up out of the trees by the lake, the snow comes down and for a few minutes we can see nothing but the grey shapes of sheep as they huddle together. I even mistake the ovine drinking trough for a piece of modern art, an error that could probably only happen here in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 500 acres ...
Tags: Travel, UK, Sculpture, West Yorkshire, Birmingham, Cultural Trips, Walking Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Yorkshire Holidays, Texel, Gormley, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Henry Moores, Caro Continue

Five hurt in suspected gas explosion in Batley

People treated for burns after blast in centre of Yorkshire town on Wednesday eveningFive people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion at a flat in Batley town centre in Kirklees, West Yorkshire.Several people sustained burns and were treated in hospital after the incident on Wednesday evening, West Yorkshire police said. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Batley, Kirklees West Yorkshire

Five people hurt in suspected gas explosion in Batley

People treated for burns after blast in centre of Yorkshire town on Wednesday eveningFive people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion at a flat in Batley town centre in West Yorkshire.Several people sustained burns and were treated in hospital after the incident on Wednesday evening, West Yorkshire police (WYP) said. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Batley

Five hurt in suspected gas blast

Residents living nearby spoke of hearing the "loudest bang" from a flat in the West Yorkshire town.
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Batley 'gas explosion' leaves five people hurt

Residents living nearby spoke of hearing the "loudest bang" from a flat in the West Yorkshire town.
Tags: UK, News, West Yorkshire, Batley

Huddersfield fans react to Jan Siewert appointment

Supporters of Premier League outfit Huddersfield Town have this evening taken to Twitter to provide their collective take on the appointment of Jan Siewert as the club’s new manager. Wagner departs Former Terriers’ boss David Wagner, who guided the club back to the top-tier of English football during his 3-year stint at the helm at Kirklees Stadium, departed his post by mutual consent last week, on the back of Huddersfield’s dismal campaign to this point. 📝 David Wagner has departed his role ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, Borussia Dortmund, Man City, Gary Neville, Riyad Mahrez, Huddersfield Town, Town, Vfl Bochum, Slavisa Jokanovic, Wagner, Marc, David Wagner

Man City become first European top-5 side to reach remarkable season milestone

Manchester City’s victory over Huddersfield this afternoon saw the Citizens reach an incredible goalscoring milestone. Huddersfield 0-3 Man City Pep Guardiola’s men travelled to the Kirklees Stadium a short time ago, in their bid to keep pace with Premier League table-toppers Liverpool. The Reds avoided a shock at home to Crystal Palace yesterday afternoon, with Jurgen Klopp’s men having eventually escaped with a hard-fought 4-3 win. As such, City headed into their latest outing this afternoon...
Tags: Europe, City, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Raheem Sterling, Pep Guardiola, West Yorkshire, Huddersfield, Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp, Man City, Citizens, Danilo

West Yorkshire men jailed for selling drugs on dark web

The men supplied the potentially fatal painkiller Fentanyl to customers in the UK and abroad.
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Yorkshire police arrest 55 men in child sexual abuse investigation

Men arrested after seven women made historical allegations of sexual abuseDetectives in West Yorkshire have arrested 55 men as part of an investigation into historical allegations of child sexual abuse.Police said the men were arrested after seven women made allegations that they were sexually abused as children in the Dewsbury and Batley areas between 2002 and 2009. Continue reading...
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Fifty-five men arrested in West Yorkshire over child sex abuse

The men from Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford have been interviewed and released under investigation.
Tags: UK, News, Bradford, West Yorkshire, Dewsbury Batley

Taking back control? Brexit seems to offer exactly the opposite

Parliament is trapped in gridlock and as deeply divided as the country over Brexit, while on the streets and in the House the rancour is getting ever louderTowards the end of the Channel 4 drama Brexit: The Uncivil War which was broadcast last Monday evening, the leaders of the rival Remain and Leave campaigns meet in a central London bar. By coincidence Craig Oliver, David Cameron’s then director of communications, and Dominic Cummings, director of Vote Leave and inventor of the slogan “take ba...
Tags: Politics, London, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Labour, House, House Of Commons, John Bercow, West Yorkshire, Parliament, Article 50, Brexit, Oliver, Cummings, Dominic Cummings

Teenager dies after fall from bridge on M1 motorway, say police

The woman, believed to be local, died after falling into oncoming motorway traffic A teenager died after falling from a bridge into oncoming traffic on a motorway, police said.The woman, believed to be aged 18 and from Wakefield, died on the M1 near Ossett on Friday night, according to West Yorkshire police. Continue reading...
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Cardiff University student who died after Ben Nevis fall named

The 21-year-old climber was from West Yorkshire and a student at Cardiff University.
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Racism pushes youth football coach to verge of quitting

Lutel James, who coaches in West Yorkshire, says his team has experienced racism three times in three weeks.
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Two West Yorkshire prison officers jailed for assault

The judge described the pair's attack on a 17-year-old inmate as a "punishment beating".
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Did a Male Rapist Who Identifies as Female Transfer to a Women’s Jail and Assault Female Inmates?

Karen White, formerly Stephen Woods, confessed not only to abusing fellow inmates in a West Yorkshire women's jail, but to committing rape years earlier when she still identified as a male.
Tags: News, Rape, West Yorkshire, Karen White, Stephen Woods, Transgenderism

The 82-year-old takeaway driver voted best in Britain

The West Yorkshire man won the title at the British Takeaway Awards in London.
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Brian Loughans, 82, delivers takeaway curries in a suit and tie

The West Yorkshire man won the title at the British Takeaway Awards in London.
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Manchester United set for pre-season clash with Leeds United

Manchester United are set to take on Leeds United in Austraila ahead of the 2019/20 season, according to The World Game. The Red Devils will also face Perth Glory before remaining in the city to challenge bitter rivals, Leeds. Meanwhile, the West Yorkshire club will take on Western Sydney Wanderers after the clash in Perth. Manchester United vs Leeds United in Australia BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 03: Marcus Rashford of Manchester United celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s ...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Sydney, Leeds United, Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Jose Mourinho, Afc Bournemouth, Leeds, Red Devils, Lancashire, Western Sydney Wanderers, Perth Glory, Antonio Valencia

West Yorkshire firefighters attacked with fireworks

Footage from inside a fire engine shows the crew comes under attack.
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Tools & Craft #113: Thomas Chippendale, Furniture Marketing Genius

For many contemporary furniture makers, Instagram may serve the twin needs of inspiration and self-promotion.Whatever did the talented and ambitious do before #instafurniture, #interiordesign, #maker, #furnituregallery, and the like? I had occasion to mull over this topic at the current Metropolitan Museum exhibit, "Chippendale's Director: The Designs and Legacy of a Furniture Maker."Thomas Chippendale (1718–1779) is often hailed as Britain's greatest furniture maker. As someone who often che...
Tags: England, Design, London, Instagram, Britain, Brooklyn, West Yorkshire, Philadelphia, Metropolitan Museum, Joel, Chippendale, Joel Moskowitz, Tools for Working Wood, Gramercy Tools, Tools & Craft, Thomas Chippendale Furniture Marketing Genius

Nellie's Tree in Aberford named UK tree of the year

Nellie's tree in West Yorkshire was planted almost 100 years ago as a romantic gesture.
Tags: UK, News, West Yorkshire, Nellie, Aberford

Britain's "nasty party" condemns its MPs' nastiness

As the Brexit deadline draws nearer and the UK Conservative Party continues to fracture over the catastrophic failure to achieve any kind of deal with the EU, Tory Members of Parliament have begun to shower abuse on Prime Minister Theresa May, warning her that she faces a fate similar to Jo Cox, the Labour MP who was assassinated by a racist Brexit supporter before the referendum, and warning May to "bring her own noose" to Cabinet meetings. The Conservatives' age-old epithet is "The Nasty ...
Tags: Post, News, Bullying, Bbc, Britain, Theresa May, Labour, West Yorkshire, Tories, Brexit, Ukpoli, Jo Cox, UK Conservative Party, Thomas Mair, Nasty Party, Bring Your Own Noose