Yorkshire

Question Time Audience Member Takes Down 'Silent Eurosceptic' Tory MP

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

An irate audience member on BBC's Question Time has slammed Conservative minister Amber Rudd and other Tory MPs, who are supposedly backing a Brexit f...

Boss Tells Staff They're Off To Flamingo Land, They Ended Up Somewhere Rather Different

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 30.01.2016 | UK

The boss of a small firm in Yorkshire has inspired envy in employees up and down the country by surprising her workers with an all-expenses paid trip ...

13-Year-Old Saves Two Kids From Hoverboard Fire, Gives Amazing Local News Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK

A 13-year-old boy from Bradford who saved two young children after a hoverboard exploded has spoken out about his intervention. "I ran back inside ...

Riddle Of Ancient Headless Middle Eastern Skeleton In York Perplexes Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

A group of decapitated men - thought to be gladiators from the early centuries AD - have been uncovered by archaeologists in York…but the background...

British Muslim MP Invites Donald Trump To Bradford For A Curry

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

The member of Parliament for Bradford West has invited Donald Trump to visit her constituency during a debate over whether the Republican presidential...

High Time Sheffield Wednesday Fans Admit that Leeds United Are Yorkshire's Top Club

Rob Atkinson | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

The brutal fact of the matter is that anyone who can now remember Wednesday as Champions is currently looking down the barrel of their 100th birthday and a telegram from the Queen.

6 Reasons Flood-Hit Communities Are Furious With Politicians

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Politics

There are obvious reasons why people are angry that vast swathes of the north of England and Scotland have been devastated by flooding, from being mad...

These Motorcyclists Became The Unlikely Heroes Of The Yorkshire Floods

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK

Motorcycle clubs are patrolling areas of the north of England in an attempt to protect homes and businesses from looting. The bikers are guarding ...

Northerners Are Sticking Two Fingers Up At The Disastrous Aftermath Of Flooding

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK

As flooding continues to devastate vast areas of the north of England, locals have turned out to stick two fingers up at the disaster, proving that th...

Heart-Stopping Rescue Of Elderly Driver During Floods Captured On Film

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

The heart-stopping moment rescue workers battle fierce flood waters to reach an elderly driver trapped in a stranded Land Rover has been captured on v...

Hundreds Flee Their Homes After Devastating Boxing Day Floods

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

Hundreds more people are being evacuated as flooding continues to cause misery across the north of England. Prime Minister David Cameron will chair...

People In This English Village Have Woken Up Submerged On Boxing Day

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

Devastation hit the North of England this morning as a second red weather flood warning was issued by the Met Office. Cars and shops have been sub...

Thousands March To Mark Closure Of UK's Last Deep Coal Pit

PA | Posted 19.12.2015 | UK

Thousands of miners and their families have taken part in a march of "solidarity" to mark the closure of the UK's last deep coal pit. The final shifts...

The Death of Coal Mining in Britain Is About More Than Industry - It's About People, Families

Jody Thompson | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK
Jody Thompson

While all the news reports are focussing on how coal literally fuelled the industrial revolution, how at one point, one million miners were working in pits, how Big Coal is now over and heavy industry all but kaput in the UK, no one is really talking about how coal mining built communities, cultures, families, memories. My memories.

After David Cameron Slagged Off Yorkshire, Here's 6 Reasons Why It's The Best Place To Live In Blighty

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK

Patrick Stewart, Brian Blessed, Jarvis Cocker and the man who invented the toilet; Yorkshire has a lot to boast about. But David Cameron's only gon...

Marching on Together: Boxer Josh Warrington Confirms Leeds as UK Capital of Sport

Rob Atkinson | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

Having been fortunate enough to witness many examples of sporting excellence in Leeds over the years, I was privileged last weekend, thanks to event s...

What I Learnt From Spending Time Away From the Internet

Lizzie Davey | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Davey

It was almost 11pm and I was responding to a client offer after a day spent hiking, eating, and dodging the rain. I never worked this late at home, so why was I still tapping away on my tiny keypad as it was nearing midnight?

How to Plan Free Days Out on a Last-Minute Family Summer Holiday

William Gray | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Parents
William Gray

The school summer holidays may already be well underway, but if you're yet to book a break, or feel the need for an extra week away, it's not too late to snap up a last-minute holiday at one of Britain's favourite family boltholes.

Why Yorkshire Rules

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Happiness is...living in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, according to the results from a recent study. (Well, it was definitely not going to be London). ...

11 Weird Facts About Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Comedy

The first day of August is Yorkshire Day, when we all thank the lord for giving us gifts like Yorkshire puddings and Yorkshire Tea. But there's a l...

16 Signs You Grew Up In Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Comedy

On 1 August we celebrate Yorkshire Day, so it's only fitting that #GrowingUpYorkshire was trending on Twitter. We're sure that anyone who was born and...

There's More Heatwave To Come (But Not For The Grim North)

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

The saying "It's grim up north" has never been truer. Last week temperatures soared to 35C across the UK and the heatwave is set to continue... but...

Bangladeshi Community Centre AGM Ends In Mass Brawl

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK

A mass brawl broke out at a community centre in Leeds on Saturday, the incident captured on video showing hundreds of people throwing chairs across a ...

Mystery Of Humphrey The Cockerel Has Yorkshire Town In A Flap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Comedy

It all started when tweeter @angryflatcap alerted us to a posting in his local classifieds: This just appeared on my home town's classifieds page. ...

Have a Grand Hotel Stay in York

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you're after a trip away where you can enjoy beautiful surroundings in a city steeped in fascinating history - then head to York. The city offers every urban amenity possible but retains the feeling of being in a market town.