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The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
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A playful rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists

Wars of the roses: How the rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists today

The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York in order to gain control of the throne of England, and all these years later a rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists.
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André Rieu 'Amore - My tribute to love' 2018 Maastricht Concert at Vue Cinemas

One of the most popular live acts in the world, the King of the Waltz, André Rieu has announced that his 2018 Maastricht concerts will be screened via satellite in over 500 cinemas nationwide across the weekend of 28th – 29th July, as he performs his hometown shows this year with a celebration of love.
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Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival: The popular annual live-scored silent film festival returns

Today marks the beginning of the third Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, which will run until May 27. Founded in 2016, Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is the UK's largest celebration of live-scored silent film.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of different art galleries which boast different styles of art

10 of the best art galleries in Yorkshire according to TripAdvisor

Art galleries are frequented by people of all ages, allowing visitors to soak up something new, learn about a new or different type of art and embrace art dating back hundreds of years ago, or even just a couple of months ago.

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Tomorrow sees the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, but what is the weather forecast over the four-day event?

Tour de Yorkshire: The weather forecast over the four-day cycling event

Tomorrow sees the start of the Tour de Yorkshire and as competitors get ready to partake in the race, many people around the region will be gearing up to go and watch the action unfold in front of their eyes.
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Yorkshire has a wide array of places to visit and things to do, with every corner of this great region having something new and exciting to explore.

The 10 top sights in Yorkshire according to Lonely Planet

Yorkshire has a wide array of places to visit and things to do, with every corner of this great region having something new and exciting to explore.

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Tomorrow is May 1 and with this comes May Day, an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures around the globe.

The origins and traditions of May Day: Why and how do we celebrate it?

Tomorrow is May 1 and with this comes ‘May Day’, an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures around the globe.

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Yorkshire is known for its significant contribution to the world of confectionery.

From Jelly Babies to Fruit Gums: The 15 sweet treats that Yorkshire gave the world

Yorkshire is known throughout the world for many different reasons, whether it be sporting champions, Yorkshire Tea or renowned actors, but one of the things many people know it by is for its significant contribution to the world of confectionery.

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The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
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Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday wont be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year

Queen Elizabeth II: Did you know these 20 unusual facts about our monarch?

Queen Elizabeth II turns 92 today, but her birthday won’t be publicly celebrated until June 9, her second birthday of the year. This is a time when the nation will be looking back at the Queen’s reign and celebrating her life and achievements, but did you know these unusual facts about our monarch?

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According to science there is a correct procedure for making a good cup of tea, but  there are a variety of different methods out there, so which is the best way to make a proper cuppa?

Which is the correct way to make a proper cuppa?

It’s well known that Yorkshire folk love a good cup of tea, but everyone has their own methods of what they think makes the ‘perfect cuppa’.
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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea

The RNLI: Why we should be thankful for the lifeboat charity that saves lives at sea

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea, doing so not only around the coasts of the UK, but the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, alongside some inland waterways.

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Yorkshire is home to an array of unusual and quirky museums

12 of Yorkshire's most unusual and quirky museums you need to visit

Soak up some history at one of these unusual museums around Yorkshire, where a host of fascinating artefacts and displays await to be discovered.

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The strangest and most unusual UFO sightings in Yorkshire

Numerous places around the UK have had multiple UFO sightings over the past few years and with Yorkshire seeing more and more apparent sightings, it now believed that Yorkshire is the top place in the country to see UFOs.
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Thornborough Henges dates back to over 5,000 years ago. Photo by Dave MacLeod, English Heritage.

Thornborough Henges: The history behind Yorkshire’s 5,000 year old monument

Located near the village of Thornborough, nearby to the town of Masham in North Yorkshire, Thornborough Henges is a prehistoric monument which dates back to over 5,000 years ago.

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Whitby Abbey is one of North Yorkshire's most renowned heritage sites

10 of Yorkshire’s most magnificent Heritage sites

World Heritage Day will take place on April 18, an international day which globally celebrates renowned monuments and sites around the world.

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Harrogate's annual Spring Flower Show returns once again this spring, from April 26-29

Harrogate’s Spring Flower Show: The annual horticultural event returns once again this April

Harrogate’s popular annual flower show will be returning again this April, bringing the town alive with all things floral.
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St.George became England's patron saint in the 14th century

St.George: The legendary history of England’s patron saint

Every April 23, England celebrates it patron saint, St. George, a man who fought with dragons and died fighting for what he believed in. His past is wide and varied, but who exactly is the legendary man whom we celebrate annually and how did he become our patron saint?

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Today is April Fools Day... but what does it mean and why do we do it?

April Fool’s Day: The history behind the trickery

For many people around the world, April 1 means one thing and one thing only… April Fool’s Day.

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