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Grandmasters in demand as chess craze hits schools

A shortage of tutors is preventing children in state schools from learning chess.

Mary Lou McDonald 'ready to do business' with Arlene Foster

The new Sinn Fein leader has told Sky News she "can do business" with Arlene Foster to see power-sharing restored in Northern Ireland.

New Sinn Fein leader insists she's nobody's puppet

The new Sinn Fein leader, Mary Lou McDonald, says those who have suggested she will be Gerry Adams' puppet do not know her.

Over a third of child deaths and injuries through neglect are linked to parental alcohol abuse

Over a third of child injuries and deaths through neglect are linked to parental drinking, a parliamentary report has found.

Northern Ireland: Boy, 5, dies after being pulled from fast-flowing river

A five-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was pulled from a river in Northern Ireland on Saturday, police have confirmed.

Has the source of some of William Shakespeare's most famous works been found?

Plagiarism software has discovered a possible new inspiration for some of William Shakespeare's best-known plays.

Barry Bennell's victims: Testimony of talented boys' shattered dreams

Eleven victims and several other witnesses gave evidence at Barry Bennell's trial, which heard about the long-term systematic abuse he meted out.

Five dead, including three children in Leeds car crash

5 are dead and 2 teenagers in custody after a stolen car crashed into a tree

Incident at London's Oxford Circus "Stood Down"

There were numerous reports of an emergency to 999.

Murder enquiry launched after baby boy dies in Bradford

A 23 year old has been arrested after the 18 month old fell from a six floor flat in Bradford

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A661 crash near Stockeld Park between Harrogate and Wetherby

Shocking A661 photos revealed

Both drivers have been taken to hospital following collision between Harrogate and Wetherby.

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Otley Road in Skipton closed

Emergency services are on the scene.

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