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Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK.

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VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years.

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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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STORM DORIS: A plane struggles to land at Leeds Bradford Airport. PIC: Tony Johnson

LIVE BLOG: Storm Doris tears across Yorkshire

A severe weather warning for extreme winds has been issued across Yorkshire.

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Storm Doris: Yorkshire braces itself for 80mph winds and torrential rain

YORKSHIRE is in the eye of Storm Doris today, with warnings of travel disruption, damage to buildings and flying debris across the county.

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Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

With Yorkshire gearing up for Storm Doris tomorrow, we've rounded up the times when the gusts are expected to be strongest throughout the day.

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Panto boosts flood action group funds

Panto boosts flood action group funds

Tadcaster Theatre Company’s production of Sleeping Beauty and the Broken Bridge has raised over £1,000 for the town’s flood relief funds.

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Yorkshire enjoyed some mild weather at the weekend, but things will turn colder as this week progresses... with the chance of some snow on Thursday.

Yorkshire weather: Winter set to return with high winds, cold temperatures and even snow across the county

JUST when we were starting to enjoy the warmer Spring-like weather it seems that Yorkshire will once again return to the grips of Winter this week.

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Judy dArcy Thompson, chairman of the Stray Defence Association.

Pressure group hails Stray decision as "victory for common sense"

The Stray's strongest supporters have called Harrogate Council's decision to ditch controversial plans to change the rules protecting it as a "victory for common sense".

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Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking “low-grade havoc” on mobile phones and computers, according to new research.

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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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Site plans - An aerial shot showing how expansion plans would affect the woods near Harrogate Spring Water.

Fears for future of threatened woodland in Harrogate

Harrogate Rotarians have come out strongly against the destruction of woodland near the Pinewoods as part of expansion plans by one of Harrogate's most successful companies.

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Children from Rossett Acre, St Peter's and Western Primary Schools gathered to plant the tree on the Stray in 1990.

#ThrowbackThursday: Harrogate Stray tree became 'one in a million' in 1990

It was this week nearly 30 years when a Harrogate tree became one in a million.

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Visitors admire the spring blooms

GALLERY: Snowdrops on show at Fountains Abbey

The first snowdrops of the year are in bloom at Fountains Abbey.
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Yorkshire weather latest.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures continue to climb across the county

Temperatures could make their way into double figures this week... but the warmer weather is likely to bring rain with it.

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Snow fell across Yorkshire at the weekend.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures set to warm up as county escapes big freeze

SPRING may just be in the air over the coming few days as Yorkshire finally escapes the clutches of a freezing winter.

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There were 900,000 incidents of illegally dumped waste across England last year.

Landowners need help to deal with flytipping

Farmers are pleading for more support from local authorities to relieve the growing burden of a fly-tipping epidemic which is blighting the countryside.

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Yorkshire snow: Cold snap set to continue... but will it snow this weekend?

The Met Office has issued a weather warning across Yorkshire as a Scandinavian cold snap hits the region.
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Two red kites were illegally poisoned in the area last year.

Public urged to help police after birds of prey illegally poisoned in Nidderdale

People are being warned over the dangers of illegal wildlife poisoning after two birds of prey were killed in the Harrogate district last year.

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TONIGHT: Boroughbridge couple featured on Channel 4's Building the Dream

A couple who built their dream home in a small town near Harrogate will star in a popular Channel 4 property programme tonight (Tuesday February 7).

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