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Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.

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Traffic queueing on the M62 between Tingley and Gildersome.

This week’s roadworks on Yorkshire’s motorways and A roads

Here are the planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber from today (Monday) to Sunday.

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Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

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Network Rail to hold public information event in the Calder Valley

Network Rail to hold public information event in the Calder Valley

Network Rail is inviting residents to attend a public information event in Hebden Bridge to find out more about work which is taking place to upgrade the Calderdale rail line, as part of the Great North Rail Project.

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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

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Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Boffins have come up with the fastest ever Wi-Fi, that can download 60 films every second - by creating a signal that hitches a ride on rays of light.

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Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Companies are bombarded with phishing scams every day.

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Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Rail commuters across Yorkshire faced disruption on Monday as Northern was forced to cancel over half of its trains due to a strike by the RMT union.

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How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

COMPANIES across the north have been drawing up contingency plans to get their staff to and from work on Monday, as RMT union members on Northern Rail stage a 24-hour walkout.

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Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Bus company Arriva Yorkshire has announced that all valid train tickets will be accepted on their buses during the RMT strike on Monday.

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RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

Animal lovers are being invited to apply to become RSPCA inspectors as the charity launches a local recruitment drive.

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Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Commuters travelling to and from Yorkshire railway stations face disruption this Monday to a planned strike.
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Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers are turning to discount supermarkets more than ever, according to new data.

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Calderdale brewery slams ‘disappointing’ and ‘damaging’ Budget

Calderdale brewery slams ‘disappointing’ and ‘damaging’ Budget

The co-owner of the Cragg Vale-based Little Valley Brewery has hit out at today’s Budget.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

£3bn tax hike will pay for Budget giveaways

Taxes will need to increase by up to £3bn if Philip Hammond’s Wednesday Budget is to meet spending commitments, according to economic experts.

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Northern Rail services are being disrupted after a landslip.

Travel alert: Trains disrupted in West Yorkshire after landslip near Halifax

Passengers in West Yorkshire are being warned of disruption to train services after a landslip between Sowerby Bridge and Halifax.
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Two lanes of the M62 are currently closed after a collision.

Traffic alert: Two lanes of M62 in West Yorkshire reopen after crash

Emergency services have completed their work at the scene of a four-vehicle collision on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
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Greggs warns over cost pressures

Greggs warns over cost pressures

Sausage roll maker Greggs reported rising sales and profits last year after being boosted by its healthy eating ranges, but warned over costs pressures in 2017

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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain.

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