Yorkshire

Ee By Gum! Falcao Has Yorkshire Blood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Sport

It turns out Radamel Falcao's move to Manchester United was an ancestral homecoming for the Colombia striker, whose great-grandfather was born in Nort...

Recon Festival: Crossing Geographical and Creative Boundaries in Leeds and Bradford

Clare Fisher | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clare Fisher

Having finished on the 29 September, Recon included a range of newly commissioned artworks that fostered collaboration between artists and musicians.

Is William Hague The Greatest Living Yorkshireman? Here's 10 Other Options

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

Is William Hague the greatest living Yorkshireman? More than the tax cuts, or the spending slashes, it was David Cameron's assertion that the former F...

These 9 Place Could Be Next To Call For Independence From The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK

Independence was in the air as Scotland went to the polls to vote Yes or No on becoming a separate country from the rest of the UK. Scotland chose...

Helicopter Crashes Into The Sea

PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

A helicopter has crashed into the sea in East Yorkshire. The helicopter was seen crashing off the coast near Flamborough at 1.40pm on Tuesday, Humb...

Hitler's Trip To Yorkshire Is Ruined In This Very Funny, Very Sweary 'Downfall' Parody

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Yes, it's another Hitler 'Downfall' video. But we like this one because it's a) British and b) very funny. (Warning: it's also very, very sweary.) ...

Israeli Ambassador Trolls George Galloway With Visit To 'Israel-Free' Bradford

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Israel’s UK ambassador has taken a trip to Bradford after local MP George Galloway said citizens of the Jewish state were not welcome in the city. ...

Israeli Tourists Visit Bradford To Troll George Galloway

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK

A dozen "Israeli tourists" made a pilgrimage to Bradford this weekend, after local MP George Galloway said they were not welcome in the city. Yorks...

How Government and Lobbyists Work to Change the Planning Process

Michelle Thew | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Politics
Michelle Thew

It is understandable that a commercial company will seek to harness the power of Government departments to its efforts. But should BIS and the Foreign Office be seeking to assist their effort to decide the planning application, especially when a Government minister will decide the appeal?

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here Are 14 Reasons To Move To Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Happy Yorkshire Day, everyone! But especially everyone living in Yorkshire. As for the rest of you: here's 14 reasons why you should move to God's own...

The 10 Best Newspaper Headlines Ever To Come Out Of Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Happy Yorkshire Day! Here are just 10 reasons to love God's own county... and the people who live in it: (Via Imgur) SEE ALSO: 10 Ways To C...

Prodding the Sleeping Giant- Keeping the Rise of Cycling Rolling

Alec James | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Sport
Alec James

The public's incredible reaction to the Tour de France which finished on Sunday may have surprised some, but its legacy through quality cycling provision in Britain must be a surprise to no-one.

Le Tour Descends on Harrogate

James Willstrop | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Sorry to burst the bubble a little, but Le Tour is a damp squib from a spectator's view... For the first time in our lives we had come to a sporting event, seen nothing but sunburnt backs and hotdog stalls, and left not knowing the result... And, we forget to ask as Nicole Cooke perceptively did last week, where are the women?

Let the Tour Legacy Begin

Adam Stones | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Sport
Adam Stones

I spent the three days 'tour chasing' and I am confident that this triumphant spectacle can leave a lasting legacy if we let it... until now the next generation of cyclists has been "let down" by a lack of safe roads... now we just need to see the representative Government investment to ensure this passion has a deep and lasting impact.

An Astounding Number Of People Watched The Tour De France Opening

PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Sport

The Tour de France's visit to Yorkshire has been the "grandest" opening to the race in its history, according to the race's director who said five mil...

The Moment Spectacular Collission Brings Mark Cavendish Crashing Down

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport

Mark Cavendish fell heavily in a dramatic conclusion to the first day of the Tour de France as the world's greatest bike race returned to the UK. B...

'Ey Up' Le Tour de France

Charlie Webster | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Sport
Charlie Webster

I finished with most incredible feeling and sense of achievement, a very swollen right leg, an open blister on my bum, and sausage and mash. I wonder if the pros will finish the UK part of Le Tour the same?!

Yorkshire Transformed For Le Tour's Grand Départ

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport

The Tour de France is due to arrive in the UK as all 198 riders in the world's most famous bike race take part in a parade in Leeds city centre before...

A French-Yorkshire Translation Guide For Le Tour Yorkshire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Comedy

The Tour de France starts this week - in Yorkshire. So make sure you're au fait with it all avec our guide to French-Yorkshire translations... ...

Take A Ride On Yorkshire's Grand Départ Course (Video)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Sport

Student Sinead Burke filmed her ride on the Buttertubs Pass, part of Stage One of the Tour de France, to see how tough it's going to be for the likes ...

The Courtyard Dairy

Victoria Ferran | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ferran

A square, windowless room built from metre-thick yorkshire stone and kept at a frosty eight degrees, doesn't sound like the ideal venue for any up-and-coming food retailer, but for a cheesemonger these are ideal conditions for storing traditional stiltons and cheddar...

Ready for Le Tour de Yorkshire? Just Four Poses for Cycling Yogis...

Sophie Bickerdike | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Bickerdike

Cycling itself has had such an upsurge in the past month, that cycle lanes are positively congested and cars are almost a thing of the past! With that in mind and lots of people coming to the studio with tight backs and thighs; I have put down a few key poses to bring some respite yoga to cycling mania.

Tour De France 2014 Route

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Sport

Running from Saturday 5 July to Sunday 27 July, the 101st Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,664 kilomet...

By 'Eck, This Guide To Le Tour Yorkshire Is Reet Good

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Comedy

"And while I'm on it, don't forget yer cycle clips. 'Cos when it gets rainy, it gets really rainy up here..." Yes, if there's a better guide to the...

Planet Appetite: Eco Self-Catering at Natural Retreats, Richmond, Yorkshire, UK

Rupert Parker | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Set in 54 acres of pristine countryside in Swaledale, Yorkshire, Natural Retreats eco-friendly lodges offer luxurious self-catering in heart of the Yorkshire Dales