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Traffic alert: M62 carriageway closed as HGV catches fire

A section of the eastbound carriageway of the M62 was closed in West Yorkshire after a HGV caught fire.
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Warning over speeding ticket email scam

Warning over speeding ticket email scam

Action Fraud have received thousands of reports about the emails, which have been sent by cyber criminals to victims .

Business
Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

Rail price rises ‘a kick in the teeth’ for Yorkshire passengers

Rail fare price rises are to ignite a “winter of discontent”, campaigners have warned, as it emerges costs are to increase by an average of 2.3 per cent next month.

Transport
Biggest train fare rise in three years coming next month

Biggest train fare rise in three years coming next month

Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next month, the rail industry has announced. It is the largest rise in three years and will take effect from January 2.

Transport
Severe rush hour delays on M62

Severe rush hour delays on M62

Motorists are being warned of severe delays this rush hour due to emergency repairs on the M62.

Transport
Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

News
Revealed: The UK’s worst traffic hotspots

Revealed: The UK’s worst traffic hotspots

Britain’s worst traffic hotspots have been revealed.

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Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops’ four-day sales boost

Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops’ four-day sales boost

An estimated £1.1bn was spent yesterday as 15 million people rushed to get their hands on a “Cyber Monday” bargain.

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GB Energy Supply customers face higher bills this winter

GB Energy Supply customers face higher bills this winter

After going bust over the weekend, 160,000 GB Energy Supply customers face being hit with higher bills this winter.

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Trains delayed and cancelled in Leeds and Yorkshire after derailment

Train services in Leeds and across the region are being delayed and cancelled after a derailment at a Scottish depot.

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13-mile queue as big freeze brings travel misery to Yorkshire

MOTORISTS faced a nightmare commute this morning, with sub-zero temperatures and a spate of accidents and breakdowns bringing traffic to a standstill on two of Yorkshire’s main routes.

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Traffic jam on the motorway. Picture: Mark Bickerdike

Motorway roadworks in Yorkshire

These are the planned roadworks for the motorways and major A roads in the Yorkshire region for the week ahead.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050’

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050’

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

Business
TRAFFIC ALERT: Rush hour delays for commuters on M62 motorway near Leeds

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rush hour delays for commuters on M62 motorway near Leeds

Commuters face delays after a crash on the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire this morning (Monday).
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Shoppers grab their 'bargains' early on Black Friday.

The grim reality of working in a shop on Black Friday

Retail life can be exhausting. Shifts aren’t your friend – they hate you and your social life. And customers probably don’t like you very much, either.

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Top 7 deals for Black Friday today

Retailers are offering a host of new deals for Black Friday itself after days of sales leading up to the event. Here are some of the offers they have released today.

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Queuing traffic and severe delays on M62

Queuing traffic and severe delays on M62

Commuters are being warned of severe delays on the M62 this afternoon due around Chain Bar and Tingley.

Transport
Sue Cooper from Little Valley Brewery

Autumn Statement response: Calderdale brewery owner’s message to Chancellor

Following today’s Autumn Statement, a Calderdale brewery owner is urging the Chancellor to offer reassurance to the beer industry.

Politics
1,100 jobs at risk as another high street staple set to disappear

1,100 jobs at risk as another high street staple set to disappear

Another major retailer is to disappear from UK high streets, as struggling office stationery brand Staples has been offloaded by its American owner.

Business
Petrol back below £1 a litre as Morrisons slashes prices

Petrol back below £1 a litre as Morrisons slashes prices

Morrisons has announced that supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time since the Brexit vote.

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