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In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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Met Office issues snow warning for Yorkshire and Humber

Weather disruption could continue this week as the Met Office warns snow, sleet and hail are on the way.

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‘Thundersnow’ could batter Yorkshire as weather warning issued for snow and ice

‘Thundersnow’ could batter Yorkshire as weather warning issued for snow and ice

Thundersnow’ is set to batter the UK and could sweep across Yorkshire this week, forecasters have said.

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Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions

VW owners stand to pocket thousands from emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions of pounds in the wake of the emissions scandal.

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Snow in Yorkshire by Friday as Arctic blast heads our way

Snow in Yorkshire by Friday as Arctic blast heads our way

Friday the 13th will be the coldest day of winter so far - with the entire country expected to be blanketed in up to four inches or 10 centimetres of snow.

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70mph Storm Barbara to hit Yorkshire as Christmas break begins

YORKSHIRE will be battered by Storm Barbara just as the Christmas weekend begins, forecasters said today.

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WEATHER WARNING: Storm Barbara to batter West Yorkshire with gale force winds

WEATHER WARNING: Storm Barbara to batter West Yorkshire with gale force winds

The Met Office has this morning issued a yellow warning for wind for West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and East Yorkshire as Storm Barbara bears down on the UK.

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2017 set to be among warmest on record

2017 set to be among warmest on record

As Christmas fast approaches, may people will be hoping for a dusting of snow and a chill in the air. But temperatures aren’t falling fast in what has been a warm year - and 2017 will bring more of the same.

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Is Yorkshire set for another stormy Christmas?

Is Yorkshire set for another stormy Christmas?

Yorkshire could be hit by another storm this Christmas, according to national reports.

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Probe after oil spill near river

Probe after oil spill near river

An oil spillage near the river Calder is being investigated as suspected fly-tipping.

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Make your own binoculars out of cardboard

Birdwatchers can make their own binoculars out of cardboard at a craft event at RSPB Fairburn Ings this weekend.

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FLOOD ALERT: Yorkshire at risk as heavy rain continues

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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Hydropower station could start generating electricity to power homes

The biggest hydropower station in Yorkshire could begin generating electricity next month.

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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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Appeal after Christmas tree ‘goes missing’

Appeal after Christmas tree ‘goes missing’

A Christmas tree planted with the help of school children as part of park improvements has gone missing.

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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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