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Yorkshire houses selling for more than £1m bucks national trend

There has been a big rise in the number of houses in Yorkshire selling for more than a million pounds - bucking the national trend.

Woman looking for houses for sale in estate agents window Credit: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

In the first half of the year 55 properties changed hands for seven-figure sums, a rise of 45 per cent on the same period last year. Across the country there was a one per cent fall in million pound house sales.

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Rail workers to stage another walk out next month

Rail workers in our region will walk out for 24 hours next month as the dispute over the role of train guards continues.

Thousands of passengers will face disruption when Northern Rail staff strike on Wednesday 8 November. Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Thousands of passengers will face disruption when Northern Rail staff strike on Wednesday 8 November.

Northern, which is operated by Arriva Rail North, runs trains across Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire.

RMT Union says plans for driver-only trains are unsafe.

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Yorkshire soldiers continue to tackle terrorist violence in Afghanistan

It's three years since British forces officially pulled out of Afghanistan but today soldiers from Yorkshire remain there, helping to secure the capital against the daily threat of terrorist violence.

Kabul is one of the most dangerous cities in the world, with frequent attacks by the Taliban and Islamic State.

The fight against them is now carried out primarily by Afghan forces, with support from the West.

That includes the men of the Second Battalion - the Yorkshire Regiment as Martin Geissler reports:

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