Boris Johnson faces a "big political dilemma" as he tried to keep voters happy in former Labour 'red wall' constituencies in the North and those in traditional Tory shires, a leading academic has warned.
The plan agreed for Northern rail services when the franchise was awarded in 2015 "has effectively come undeliverable" because promised infrastructure improvements have not arrived, according to a senior manager.
Yorkshire's two main rail operators have been told by northern transport bosses that passengers are paying the price for their failures after a new timetable led to widespread disruption and cancellations.
The leader of an influential lobby group has claimed political support is needed to realise the "huge economic and social potential" of the countryside as he called for all parties to back its 'rural powerhouse' scheme.
Town hall leaders in Yorkshire have held talks with a Cabinet Minister to ensure they are not left behind if devolution deals are struck to hand powers to metro mayors in Leeds and Sheffield, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
Government plans to create a gas supply based on fracking will lead to "overwhelming" public protests that will do "incredible damage" to the Conservatives in marginal seats, a Yorkshire academic has claimed.
A northern metro mayor has claimed that the entire North East and large parts of rural Yorkshire will not "benefit in any way" from HS2 or the proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail project connecting major cities with high speed trains.
The council responsible for England's largest county has warned that it would be "catastrophic" if the millions of pounds in funding it gets every year to pay for adult social care is not continued by the Government.
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.
A trip to visit the D-Day beaches in Normandy led to a moment of personal reflection for North Yorkshire County Council leader Carl Les, before his attention turned to a crisis closer to home. Rob Parsons reports.
Plans for a low-tax 'free port' on the edge of Yorkshire after the UK leaves the European Union took a step forward today as the Government announced plans to set up ten of the sites around the country.