Government Response On Failing Wakefield Academy Trust 'Not Good Enough', MPs Say

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Politics

The government’s response to an academy trust pulling out of the sponsorship of more than 20 schools in Yorkshire is ’not good enough’, MPs say....

'Fantastic' 14-Year-Old Boy Dies After 'Freak' Rugby League Accident

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Family, friends and rugby league fans have all paid tribute to a “fantastic” teenage boy who died “playing the game he loved”. Evan Hawkswort...

Tory Candidate Claims Working Class Can't Drink Costa Coffee

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK

A Conservative parliamentary election candidate has scorned a man for claiming he was working class at the same time as visiting a Costa Coffee shop. ...

Brexit Bill: Full List Of 47 Labour MPs Who Voted Against Brexit

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics

MPs tonight voted in favour of triggering Article 50, a significant step towards Brexit. While more votes in the House of Commons will follow, the div...

Who Killed Elsie Frost?

Jon Manel | Posted 02.10.2016 | UK
Jon Manel

It was shortly after lunch when Elsie Frost said goodbye to her father, Arthur. She was 14 and was on her way to a lake not far from her home. It was to be a special occasion. She had been asked to help teach a group of younger children how to sail...

High Blood Pressure: Tackling the Silent Killer

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Kevin Fenton

We need to work across the health system and with our partners to raise awareness and motivate people - at every age and across all our communities - to take control of their blood pressure and invest in their health, for now and for the future.

Art, Music and Nudism at Wakefield's New Art Space the Calder

John Carlon | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
John Carlon

A former cloth mill on the Calder riverside is opening as a new arts and music centre. Caddies Wainwright Mill in Wakefield has been redeveloped by the Hepworth Gallery to provide a multi-purpose arts centre that will host gigs, art exhibitions and dance performances.

Driver Jailed For Killing Boy, 6, In Hit-And-Run

PA | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK

A motorist who killed a six-year-old boy in a hit-and-run incident while driving at almost twice the speed limit was today jailed for five years and t...

Man In Court Accused Of Killing Six-Year-Old In Hit-And-Run

PA | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

A driver will appear in court today charged with causing the death of a six-year-old boy in an alleged hit-and-run incident. Peter Renshaw, 22, of ...

Man In Court Over Murder Of Teenage Girls

PA | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK

A 19-year-old man appeared in court today accused of murdering two women who were found stabbed in a flat. Kimberley Frank, 17, and Samantha Sykes,...

Neighbours 'Shocked' Over Stabbing Deaths Of Two Teenage Girls

PA | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK

Neighbours living near a flat where two women were found stabbed have spoken of their shock at the deaths of the "decent, normal, everyday girls". ...

Three Arrested In Wakefield Amid Kent Murder Probe

PA | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK

Three people were being questioned on suspicion of murder today after the bodies of two women were discovered in a flat. The unidentified women wer...

English Cities Set For 'Super Thursday' Mayor Elections

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Politics

Elections for mayors in 11 English cities will be held in November, after ministers decided to bring forward referendums on creating the posts to May ...

Man Quizzed After Two-Year-Old Girl Dies In Farm Fire

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fire at a farm which claimed the life of a two-year-old girl, police hav...