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Special Feature

Inside Fostering: Behind the Scenes of Fostering North Yorkshire

Stray FM have created a new 4-part documentary series finding out what it takes to be a foster carer and how it can change the lives of young people where you live.

Top 10 tips for moving home in 2017

On the move? Check out Ewe Moves tips...

WATCH: Harrogate car dealer opens its showroom to charity at Christmas

A car dealer has opened its doors to the Supporting Older People charity in Harrogate.

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World

Ex-Swedish PM Carl Bildt tells Donald Trump: 'Stop digging'

Former Swedish prime minister Carl Bildt has advised Donald Trump to "stop digging" after the President defended his comments over the country's immigration system.

Russia 'linked' to election-day coup plot in Montenegro

Sky News has seen evidence that allegedly links Russia to an attempted coup in Montenegro.

South Sudan: Over 100,000 hit by famine with a million others at risk

More than 100,000 people are experiencing famine in South Sudan with one million others on the brink of starvation.

California: Trump faces growing revolt in the Golden State

A huge resistance movement is gathering pace in California in protest over the presidency of Donald Trump.

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Sport

England's Joe Root hopes to be 'instinctive' captain

New England Test captain Joe Root says he hopes to be an "instinctive" skipper, and wants to lead a "tougher" national team to the next level.

Non-league Lincoln make FA Cup history

Lincoln have become the first non-league team to reach the quarter finals of the FA Cup in more than 100 years.

Ben Stokes becomes most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history

Ben Stokes has become the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history after being signed for $2.17m (£1.74m) by the Rising Pune Supergiants at auction.

Seven sports fail to reverse Tokyo 2020 funding cuts

Seven sports that lost all public funding ahead of Tokyo 2020 have had their appeals to UK Sport rejected.

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Showbiz

Drake slams Grammys: 'I was labelled rapper because I'm black'

Drake has accused Grammy organisers of racial profiling, for labelling his music as rap due to the colour of his skin.

Billions shows TV's first gender non-binary character

US TV show Billions made TV history in its new season premiere by introducing TV's first gender non-binary character.

Digital bank Atom tries to find its voice with £4m Will.i.am deal

One of Britain's new breed of banking start-ups has struck a deal with Will.i.am, the rapper and producer, that includes handing him an option over a multimillion pound stake in the business.

Beatles stars Paul and Ringo come together for new album

The last two living members of The Beatles have come together for the first time in seven years to record a new studio album.

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Audio & Video

Harrogate powerlifter aiming for Euro success

Luke Richardson, 19, will compete in Thisted, Denmark, next month

WATCH: Linton Bridge on course for summer reopening

Repairs to the flood-damaged Grade II-listed structure enter their second phase.

WATCH: Ambulance service issues heartfelt appeal

Secondary schools across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale are being encouraged to sign up for this year's Restart a Heart Day.

WATCH: Ilkley sporting star's training appeal

Ice climber Emma Powell is asking for help to find a bigger training venue.

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Business & Money

MP welcomes record high employment

Skipton and Ripon's Julian Smith is calling it "great news for our country and for local people".

The Gig Economy Explained

The difference between the self-employed and the full-time employee has become a grey area which needs explaining.

30,000 Steps With Your Harrogate Community

Harrogate company CNG are very proud to be part of the local community. And this year they're taking an extra 30,000 steps to be an even bigger part of it.

Rail workers start voting on industrial action

The RMT union says that train operator Arriva Rail North has failed to provide assurances about having guards on all passenger services.

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Education

WATCH: Ambulance service issues heartfelt appeal

Secondary schools across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale are being encouraged to sign up for this year's Restart a Heart Day.

WATCH: School calls for lower speed limit

Skipton Girls' High School has launched a campaign to make Gargrave Road safer.

A New Theatre For You!

The Kings Theatre, on the Thorpe Underwood estate, home of Queen Ethelburga's Collegiate, is a fully operational theatre open to the public. Find out more about what to expect...

Chinese maths wizards visit Harrogate

Teachers from Shanghai have spent two weeks with staff and pupils at Richard Taylor Primary School.

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Health

Plans to improve mental health of new mums

North Yorkshire County Council says its project will focus on women living in more rural areas.

Brain Mapping: What Would Your Brain Say About You?

What is "brain mapping" and how could it help people who live with conditions such as Autism, depression and OCD?

30,000 Steps With Your Harrogate Community

Harrogate company CNG are very proud to be part of the local community. And this year they're taking an extra 30,000 steps to be an even bigger part of it.

WATCH: Ambulance service issues heartfelt appeal

Secondary schools across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale are being encouraged to sign up for this year's Restart a Heart Day.

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Special Reports

The Yorkshire floods: one year on

People affected by last year's downpours describe what has happened in the last 12 months

VIDEO: The Harrogate families living hand to mouth

Stray FM has been invited out with Corrina's Homeless and Vulnerable Project to deliver emergency food parcels in Harrogate.

Tour de Yorkshire in Settle: an amateur's eye-view

Stray FM presenter - and cycling nut - Chris Dean thought he'd see what the professionals are in for when the Tour de Yorkshire hits the Dales on Friday.

AUDIO: Lifting the lid on teen mental health

We've been investigating what is causing young people in North Yorkshire to seek help from mental health services.

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Tour de Yorkshire

VIDEO: Tour de Yorkshire a "great success"

North Yorkshire County Council's leader has praised the enthusiasm and numbers of people who turned out to watch the cycle race.

Tour de Yorkshire pulls in over two million spectators

Cyclists and organisers say they have been overwhelmed by the "stunning" support for this year's race.

Record crowds for Tour de Yorkshire

Over a million spectators turned out to watch the action on what is being described as a "groundbreaking" day for women’s cycling.

Tour de Yorkshire - Stage 2

See our live updates as the cycle race passed through Wharfedale.

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Tour de France

Tour de Yorkshire host venues confirmed

There'll be no re-run of this year's memorable Tour de France stage finish in Harrogate.

Tour a big boost for Yorkshire

The findings of a report into the economic and social impact of the Grand Départ have been revealed.

Cycling hero hospitalised

Brian Robinson, the first Briton to win a stage of the Tour de France, suffers a suspected broken collarbone after being knocked off his bike.

Prime Minister praises Harrogate

The Prime Minister has thanked Harrogate for a warm welcome during the Tour de France.

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