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Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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BIRD'S EYE VIEW: Photographer Ian Sykes took to the skies and scaled mountains to capture cock-pit views of aircraft across Europe. His work has been published in aviation books and magazines.

The sky is the limit for Ian’s picture quest

A retired police officer with a passion for photography is now patrolling a different beat 10,000 feet up in the sky.

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For sale: 500-year-old home with its own great hall

A period property built during the English Civil War which has its own great hall has gone on the market.

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Granada provided Yorkshire's weekday programmes from 1956 until 1968, when the county came an ITV region in its own right

60 years ago this week: Yorkshire first switched channels

IT IS the simplest of actions but one that would spawn a thousand household arguments - and exactly 60 years ago, the arrival of ITV enabled viewers in Yorkshire to do it for the first time.

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VIDEO: New Michael Jackson Thriller project revealed by John Landis in Sheffield

Michael Jackson fans are to be thrilled all over again with a 'spectacular' new top secret Thriller project, original director John Landis has revealed during a visit to Sheffield.
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Hollywood filmmaking legend John Landis

WIN: Thriller director John Landis talk tickets in Sheffield

Hollywood legend John Landis - who directed Michael Jackson's iconic Thriller video - will give a talk in Sheffield this weekend and we have the last tickets to be won in our free competition.

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Nick Cave.

Nick Cave - for one night only at cinema

Feature film One More Time With Feeling will screen in cinemas for one night only tomorrow (Thursday), launching the new Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album ‘Skeleton Tree’.

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Strictly Come Dancing ex-champs Lilia and Darren

Yorkshire's Strictly ex-champs to give free dance lessons at City Limits

Yorkshire's Strictly Come Dancing ex-champions Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova will quick step back home this weekend - to give free dance lessons to fans.

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Writer who dropped out of school signs major book deal

Writer who dropped out of school signs major book deal

A Dewsbury man who dropped out of school at the age of 12 has fulfilled his dream of becoming a writer.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1976

On this day in Yorkshire 1976

Hosepipe Patrols to Attract Dodgers

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Suicide Squad, cert 15, in UK cinemas August 5, 2016.  2016 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. TM &  DC Comics

WIN: Suicide Squad film merchandise and Cineworld Sheffield tickets

To celebrate the release of Suicide Squad - in cinemas August 5 - Warner Bros Pictures and Cineworld Sheffield have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win film merchandise and tickets.
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Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates (15 cert)

WIN: Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates preview tickets at Vue Sheffield

Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates is a new romantic comedy out later this month but we are giving you the chance to see it first and free.

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VIDEO: Cineworld Sheffield Disney Quiz champions - can you do better?

What is the number on Herbie's car bonnet in the Disney film The Love Bug?
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On this day in Yorkshire 1952

On this day in Yorkshire 1952

French soccer girls beaten at Dewsbury

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VIDEO: HorrorCon UK is a scream for thousands of fans in South Yorkshire

A fang-tastic weekend of frightful fun proved a scream for more than 3,000 horror fans at the region's second HorrorCon UK.
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Kane Hodder who played Jason in four of the Friday the 13th movies is at HorrorCon 2016.

WIN: Fang-tastic tickets to HorrorCon UK at Magna

Horror fans in Yorkshire are in for a fang-tastic time this weekend coming face to face with Friday the 13th killer Jason and the real American Werewolf In London.

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Absolutely Fabulous The Movie is in UK cinemas from Friday, July 1.

WIN: Absolutely Fabulous The Movie poster signed by Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley

Absolutely Fabulous The Movie is in cinemas this week and to celebrate we have an Ab/Fab prize - the film poster signed by Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley,
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Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter making a viryal appearamce to answer questions at Sheffield Doc/Fest

360 VIDEO: “Virtual encounter” with Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter is one of the most in demand guest speakers at this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest - even though in reality he's never  been.
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Sir David Attenborough at Sheffield Doc/Fest

Wildlife film-making legend Sir David Attenborough wows Sheffield Doc/Fest

Wildlife film-making legend Sir David Attenborough got a rock star welcome when he wowed fans with stories about his extraordinary career at Sheffield Doc/Fest.

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Joanna Lumley looking Absolutely Fabulous

VIDEO : Absolutely Fabulous and sexy at 70 - Joanna Lumley whips her bra out at Sheffield DocFest

Bra-vo! Patsy would be so proud of Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley at Sheffield Doc/Fest - she whipped an old bra out of her handbag on stage at the Crucible.
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