Monday, 24 April 2017

Tag Archives: Yorkshire

Yorkshire skipper Ballance extends contract

Gary Ballance

LONDON: England batsman Gary Ballance committed himself to Yorkshire for a further two years on Tuesday. The 27-year-old Zimbabwe-born naturalised Englishman – who has appeared in 21 Tests scoring four centuries – had a year remaining on his present contract and said the new deal would allow him to focus ...

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Police appeal over missing Umaid Akram

bradford

BRADFORD: Police have issued an appeal to trace a missing Bradford teenager. Mohammed Umaid Akram, 14, was last seen on Saturday, March 18, at 1pm when he left his home in Richardson Avenue, Wibsey, and has not been seen since. His family are becoming increasingly concerned about him due to ...

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Man dies in police shooting near M62 in West Yorkshire

YORKSHIRE: A man has died in a police shooting during an operation near a motorway. The incident occurred during a “pre-planned” operation near junction J24 of the M62 in Huddersfield at around 6pm on Monday. A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said more than one arrest had been made and those ...

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Tata to sell Yorkshire steel plants in £100m deal safeguarding 1,700 jobs

YORKSHIRE: Tata has signed a letter of intent to start exclusive talks to sell its Yorkshire-based speciality steel business to Sanjeev Gupta’s Liberty group for £100m. The agreement will give certainty to workers at the plants in Rotherham, Stocksbridge and Brinsworth who produce steels used in the automotive, aerospace and oil and gas sectors. ...

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