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Do accents matter? We asked the Great Yorkshire Show

A university researcher says people with regional accents should be protected from "accentism".

According to the Manchester University, employers should state in writing that job applicants' accents will not be used against them

The expert who wrote the report said some people modify their accent because they lack pride in it. Well, we asked what visitors to the Great Yorkshire show think:


Beef farmers left out of pocket

On the first day of the Great Yorkshire Show cattle farmers in the region have hit out at retailers for not doing enough to help promote British Beef.

They say they are being left out of pocket by as much as two hundred pounds on every animal because supply is outstripping demand from shoppers. Chris Kiddey has spent the day at the showground.


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