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FLOOD ALERT: Yorkshire at risk as heavy rain continues

Flood warnings have been issued for parts of Yorkshire as heavy rain continues to fall.

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Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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What will the weather be like in November?

What will the weather be like in November?

Weathermen have issued a mixed forecast for November.

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VIDEO: Don’t miss Halley’s Comet spectacle as fireballs light up night sky

VIDEO: Don’t miss Halley’s Comet spectacle as fireballs light up night sky

Eyes to the skies! We’re in for a month-long meteor shower thanks to dust from Halley’s Comet.

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Met Office storm names - is your name on the list?

Met Office storm names - is your name on the list?

The Met Office has announced the names of this year’s winter storms.

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Will MPs succeed in getting fox hunting ban repealed?

Will MPs succeed in getting fox hunting ban repealed?

The government is planning on pushing ahead with attempts to repeal the ban on fox hunting, sources have said.

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Harvest moon

Hopes for clear skies to spot tonight’s spooky Harvest moon

Stargazers are hoping for clearer skies offering a view of tonight’s Harvest moon.

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Weekend weather: Summer showers and fresh breezes as heatwave blows over

COOLER temperatures are on the way after a wave of thunderstorms and torrential downpours swept parts of Britain.

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The Met Office has warned temperatures will cool across the county on Friday.

Wrap up! Colder weather coming Yorkshire's way

Don't put that winter coat away just yet. Temperatures across Yorkshire are set to cool on Friday.
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Temperatures are set to hit 22C across Yorkshire (including Thixendale pictured above) this weekend.

Spring at last - Yorkshire hotter than Greece this weekend

Yorkshire is set to positively sizzle in temperatures of up to 22C this weekend - just days after many of us woke up to a blanket of snow.

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Towns and cities across Yorkshire could be shrouded in smog this weekend.

Toxic cloud to hit Yorkshire this week

A toxic cloud of dirty air is set to hit Yorkshire later this week.

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Snow is forecast for high ground on Friday.

Warmest day of the year so far in Britain - but snow may be back in the north

England and Wales enjoyed the warmest day of the year so far - but forecasters warned some areas may see SNOW on Friday.

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The price of petrol rose last month for the first time since July last year.

Drivers warned 'good times are over' as price of petrol goes up

Motorists have been warned that the period of lower fuel prices is over after the cost of petrol rose last month for the first time since July 2015.
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Readers are concerned over a ban on neonicotinoids being lifted which they say would harm bees. See letters

Shrinking bees a threat to crops

Bees are shrinking in size due to more intensive farming - posing a risk to our crops, warns new research.

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The clocks will go forward next weekend on Easter Sunday.

When do the clocks go forward in 2016?

It’s almost time to put the clocks forward and for British Summer Time to officially begin.
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Brighter outlook for West Yorkshire after a Friday of sleet and snow

DRIER and brighter weather conditions were expected across West Yorkshire today after yesterday’s heavy sleet and snow fall cause travel disruption across the county.

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Apricots.

Fruit packs withdrawn due to cyanide fears

Packs of organic apricot kernels have been withdrawn because wrong labels fail to warn of cyanide poisoning risk if too many are eaten.

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This image taken by NOAA's GOES-East satellite on Thursday, January, 23, 2016, at 9:37 a.m. EST, shows a large winter snowstorm over the East Coast of the United States. It is now heading to the UK. (NOAA GOES Project/NASA via AP)

Yorkshire told there may still be more flooding misery on the way

Yorkshire communities hit by flooding after Christmas are being warned to prepare for further misery as the storm that battered the US arrives in Britain.

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