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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

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Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Disruption is easing after Storm Aileen struck Yorkshire overnight.
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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for high winds across Yorkshire.

Weather warning issued for Yorkshire as 75mph winds are expected to hit county

The Met Office has issued a warning for Yorkshire and Humber as high winds of up to 75mph are expected to hit the county on Tuesday evening.
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Autumn starts with sunny weekend as we wave farewell to wet and warm Yorkshire summer

Our summer may be finished but Yorkshire's first weekend of autumn offers the prospect of some fine sunny weather.

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Autumn is coming... so here are some reasons to be cheerful. Picture: Tony Johnson.

All this talk of Autumn depressing you? Here’s 7 reasons to love it

There's a nip in the air, the heavy coats are coming out, and staying at home suddenly seems a more attractive option than a night on the tiles.
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Scarborough was packed with people enjoying the August Bank Holiday sunshine yesterday, but what do the final few days of summer hold in store for us? Pictures: Richard Ponter.

Yorkshire weather: County enjoys glorious Bank Holiday, but will we have an end-of-summer heatwave?

Sun worshippers returning to work after a record-breaking Bank Holiday weekend are unlikely to be missing out on precious tanning time, with forecasters predicting an abrupt end to the searing heat and cloudless skies.
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Early Leeds Festival goers brave the rain in Leeds this morning. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire weather: County battered by severe summer storms as flood sirens are sounded and transport halted

Yorkshire has been hit with severe summer storms today, leaving parts of the county flooded and warning sirens being sounded in parts of Leeds.
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The Seated Man, a three-meter sculpture by Sean Henry, at Castleton Rigg, near Westerdale in the North York Moors National Park. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Unsettled week ahead as August continues to disappoint

A wet and sometimes chilly week awaits for Yorkshire as the poor start to August continues.

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Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

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A lightning bolt over the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth last night as storms moved up the country toward Yorkshire. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Yorkshire Weather: When will the thunderstorms hit and how severe are they likely to be?

Thunderstorms are continuing to affect parts of Britain, with lightning and heavy downpours expected to hit both the morning and evening rush hours.

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A sea bird flies past the rising sun near the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire. But the weather will turn nasty in the coming days with thunderstorms predicted. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Met Office issues warning as thunderstorms are expected to hit Tuesday and Wednesday

Thunderstorms and potential flooding have been forecast to hit Yorkshire on Wednesday, prompting weather warnings from the Met Office.

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Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

After a cool start to the week, warm temperatures will return to Yorkshire.

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The summer is about to make a comeback in Yorkshire

Yorkshire weather: Sunshine to end the week

We should be able to enjoy some sunshine this week in Yorkshire after a miserable week of torrential rain.

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Yorkshire weather: Wet and windy but good news for the weekend

It's felt like October for the last few days with heavy showers and falling temperatures in stark contrast to the recent heatwave.

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Rain clouds have been sweeping across Yorkshire (Image: Met Office)

Yorkshire weather: Heavy rain and strong winds to last

What a difference a week makes.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Yorkshire weather: Things are heating up

Yorkshire weather: How long the 30C heatwave will last

Temperatures are set to rise to 30C today as Yorkshire enjoys a blistering-hot weekend.
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Yorkshire looks set for another warm weeekend.

Yorkshire weather: UK prepares to bask in hottest day of the year this weekend

Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.
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We can expect some extremely hot weather this summer.

It may be raining today but weather experts believe we could be set for a scorching summer of record temperatures

Don’t laugh, but the UK could be set for a record-breaking summer with the mercury set to hit 35C.

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