North Yorkshire

Dozens rescued from floods as severe UK weather continues

Nearly 30 people evacuated in north Lancashire as heavy rain caused widespread flooding and travel disruption across north-west England and north Wales<p>Nearly 30 people have been evacuated from their homes in north Lancashire as heavy rain caused widespread flooding and travel disruption across …


Bad weather photography: Getting the perfect landscape shots

<b>The weather defines the mood of any landscape. Tony Worobiec reveals how to make the most of whatever it throws at you</b><p>Weather is the defining quality …

Landscape Photography

The 2017 Christmas adverts all in one place - from John Lewis to Waitrose

They mark the beginning of the Christmas period for many a television viewer.<p>And, now, we have compiled all our favourite Christmas adverts in one …


Husband jailed after trying to cover for uninsured wife's car crash when police found make-up on airbag

A male driver was convicted of fraud in a car crash scam when police discovered make-up on the airbag.<p>Mum-to-be Sarah Smith, 22, had never passed her …


How son’s fight against leukaemia inspired Andrew to help create new £500,000 Leeds ‘cancer cottage’

Andrew Walker is helping to create much-needed accommodation for families of children with cancer - inspired by his own son’s fight against …


Domestic abuse: 10% of young women affected - ONS

<b>More than 10% of women aged between 16 and 19 in England and Wales say they have experienced domestic abuse in the past year, research suggests.</b><p>The Office for National Statistics' annual report on domestic abuse says they are the group most likely to be victims of it.<p>Women in their 20s and early …


Allen triumphs in final qualifier for Olympia

Millie Allen jumped to victory with a double clear in the final qualifying leg of the World Class Programme Under 23 British Championships to book …

Urgent appeal over disappearance of mother-of-two in Harrogate

Officers have issued an urgent appeal over a mum who is missing in Harrogate.<p>Leeann Waldron, 25, was last seen in her car in Harrogate town centre, …


Reference to Middlesbrough in famous star's book causing outrage

A famous vlogger has caused a stir online after “slamming” Middlesbrough in her book.<p>Zoella, an English fashion and beauty vlogger who made a name …


Man, 38, from Cleveland area dies in crash involving car and HGV

A man has died following a car crash in North Yorkshire.<p>The crash happened shortly before 5.30am on Tuesday and involved a HGV lorry and a black …


Police detective 'molested boy, 8, and gave him £5 to keep quiet'

Detective Constable Chris Hogg denies allegations of abuse from the 1980s.<p>A North Yorkshire police detective molested an eight-year-old boy while …


Historic Middlesbrough building is now 'total luxury' office space

Its bright green copper dome is seen by thousands of motorists a day on the A66 - now Middlesbrough’s Commerce House has been transformed into ‘real …


Video: Happy feet as Leeds’s newest stars go on public display for first time

THERE was cause for Happy Feet at Lotherton Wildlife World today as its newest residents celebrated the opening of the first phase of the £1.2m …


Get Your Mojo Back: Changing Your Perspective

You've probably been there before: stuck in a creative rut. I know I have. It's easy to get into when you're shooting the same subject matter over …


British Eventing announce fixtures for 2018

With the 2017 season concluded we now look forward to next year and are excited to announce the fixtures list for 2018.<p>Changes for next year sees …


Meet the Harrogate entrepreneur who loves a good yarn

Fiona Burks’ business has just been named in the top three of yarn shops in the North of England.

Afternoon Tea

Chennai Six: Britons jailed in India await appeal decision

<b>An appeal hearing for six Britons who have been imprisoned in India since 2013 has ended, but they must wait a week before receiving a judgement.</b><p>Families of the ex-soldiers, who have been in prison in Chennai, India, have been campaigning for their release since their arrests four years ago.<p>The …

Boris Johnson

China, the driving force for tourism in York

Asian popstar Jay Chou's wedding venue, Castle Howard, in the northern county of North Yorkshire. [File photo: IC]<p>York can expect an influx of …

News (China)

Dales Dairies prepares to move 50 jobs to Bradford district

An expanding Yorkshire Dales dairy has revealed its plans to move into its new premises in the district next year.<p>Grassington-based Dales Dairies …

Yorkshire Dales

The Ivy: Famous restaurant opens North Yorkshire branch - and another is on the way

Dishes on the menu include the restaurant's famous shepherd's pie and frozen berries with white chocolate sauce


Road reopens after lorry and car collide on major road near Harrogate

Motorists faced delays this morning after a lorry and car collided on a major road near Harrogate.<p>The crash happened at about 5.30am today (Tuesday), …


How I survived a ‘thunderclap headache’

Louise Cole had just come off the phone to her mother when an unseen mugger hit her over the back of her head with a brick. At least, that was what it felt like. “It was an explosion in my head, so sudden and so violent and so excruciating that I hit the floor,” recalls the 51-year-old writer from …


Paris Photo returns with a focus on the experimental, objects and vintage

A ‘photography masterclass’ on board Eurostar with British photographers Mark Neville, Dougie Wallace, George Selley and William Lakin set the tone for this year’s Paris Photo fair. The former presented their new books (Fancy Pictures surveys Neville’s social documentaries from the past 12 years; …


Ferrari or Porsche? Drive five supercars for just £83 with this epic deal

<b>We’ve found the perfect gift for any driving fan – a great supercar experience that’s now dirt cheap over at Tesco for Black Friday 2017.</b><p>Tesco is …

Gear & Gadgets

My parents are wine experts: can they teach me to be a taster, not a drinker?

I owe my existence to a bottle of green cognac, and a batch of bad oysters. Let us start with the cognac: a vintage 1953 cognac. Barrels of the divine stuff had been sent to a wine shipper in Liverpool, to be bottled before it could be sold. The year was 1983.<p>Unfortunately, during the bottling …


Mend Our Mountains returns with £1 million target for repairing British mountain paths | The Great Outdoors

20th November 2017<p><b>Last year, Mend Our Mountains raised over £100,000 to repair Britain’s hills and mountains. In 2017 it returns with an ambitious</b> …


Leeds pensioners die after crash in the Dales

Two elderly women from Leeds have died after a collision in the Yorkshire Dales.


10 Things to do in Bath with Kids

BlogsUK Review MapUnited Kingdom<p>— November 19, 2017<p>0<p>Here are 10 Things to do in Bath with Kids<p>Bath has been on my travel list for years, and last …


A visit to the Black Swan, the Best Restaurant in the World

The family-run pub set back in the winding country lanes of Yorkshire ranked highest according to Trip Advisor's customer reviews

Black Swans

Newspaper headlines: Budget boost for driverless cars and NHS

This week's Budget is the focus on many of Sunday's papers. The Express on Sunday says it will include a pledge to spend millions on making UK roads "fit for the future". It says driverless cars will be on the UK's roads within three years as part of "a multimillion-pound plan".<p>The Sunday Telegraph …

John McDonnell