Boris Johnson has promised to open up negotiations with Leeds and West Yorkshire to finally end the long-running devolution deadlock, while leaving the door open for a transfer of powers to cover the entire region.
Former Sheffield Lord Mayor Magid Magid may only have four months as an MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber but he's determined to make as much noise as possible in his new role, including a tour of the region he represents. Rob Parsons reports.
MP for Dewsbury, Paula Sherriff, is set to team up with a Dogs Trust resident at Victoria Tower Gardens in London to compete with other politicians and their pooches to win the coveted title of Westminster Dog of the Year 2019.
A mother-of-two with a wealth of life experience before entering local politics, Leeds councillor Kim Groves now has a key role in making the county’s transport system fit for the 21st century. Rob Parsons went to meet her.
Today the Brexit party have announced the first 50 prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPC) that are standing for the party in the next general election, with 50 more to be revealed on Monday and another 50 the following day.
A Yorkshire council leader has described the levels of overcrowding on peak time trains in the North as "frightening", amid warnings that rail services in the region could get even worse over the autumn months.
School pupils in Leeds have suggested that Pacers could be used as a soft play area for children on the autistic spectrum as a contest was officially launched to find new uses for the much-maligned train carriages.