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Traffic alert: Vehicle fire forces M1 lane closures near Wakefield

Two lanes of the M1 were closed this morning while emergency services deal with the aftermath of a vehicle fire.
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A new railway station serving Leeds Bradford Airport is among the proposals outlined today by Leeds city council. Pic: Tony Johnson

New stations at airport and White Rose in Leeds’ £270m transport shake-up

Landmark plans to build a new station serving Leeds Bradford Airport have been revealed as part of a £270m transport investment by city leaders.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Strike action could disrupt post office services this weekend

Strike action could disrupt post office services this weekend

Services at a string of post offices could be hit by industrial action this weekend.

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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.

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Rail reforms will ensure passengers get cheapest deals, Government says

Rail reforms will ensure passengers get cheapest deals, Government says

Rail operators are to come under renewed pressure from the Government to ensure passengers are getting the cheapest deals on their journeys.

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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.

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Travelodge reveals Leeds guests’ weirdest requests

Travelodge reveals Leeds guests’ weirdest requests

As a receptionist at a budget hotel, you’d be pretty surprised if a guest asked you to help make them a costume for the Leeds Carnival.

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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.

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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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