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Dyson to launch their first electric car in 2020

Sir James Dyson has announced a £2 billion investment into the development of an electric vehicle that is set to be launched in 2020.

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A Magtec-powered bus outside Sheffield Town Hall.

Sheffield-based electric bus pioneer goes into overdrive

A Sheffield electric drivetrain manufacturer is braced for the market to ‘explode’ - driven by clean air laws and new technology.

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Jackie Mulligan.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Doncaster shopkeepers go digital with launch of online shopping scheme

Fourth generations shopkeepers are all set to take a huge leap into the 21st century and go digital this week.

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Judges for the the Yorkshire Finance Director of the Year at Walker Morris, Leeds, Back left to right Cliff Sewell, Marc Langford, front David Leyssens and Debbie Jackson...20th September 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Yorkshire finance chiefs to take centre stage at the FD awards

THE founder of the Yorkshire Finance Director Awards said this year’s crop of candidates was the best he had seen since launching the programme 15 years ago.

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Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

October will begin with a headache for Yorkshire commuters as a Northern rail strike begins.

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Elijah Lawal, Google's communications manager for the UK and Ireland.

Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

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Mary Broadhead

YFM Group Team Portraits.

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Profile: Why more women should seek careers in private equity

More women should seek careers in private equity, says Mary Broadhead, Deputy Business Editor Greg Wright reports

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Rab Scott. head of digital at the AMRC

MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Digital and manufacturers team up to take on fourth industrial revolution

The robots are coming and there’s no escape - so let’s use them to get rich.

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Houses on the new Shimmer estate in Mexborough, South Yorkshire, where residents

Leaders campaign for HS2 ‘parkway’ station in South Yorkshire

Politicians are campaigning for a station on the HS2 line which will run through the Shimmer Estate in Doncaster.

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File photo  of an Aldi store, as the supermarket saw sales jump to record heights despite profits slipping by nearly a fifth as the supermarket drove investment into cutting prices and expanding its reach. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday September 25, 2017. The German discount grocer said annual sales in the UK and Ireland rose 13.5% to �8.7 billion in 2016, with the firm enticing more than one million new customers into its stores over the period.  Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Aldi sees sales jump to record heights

Aldi has seen sales jump to record heights despite profits slipping by nearly a fifth as the supermarket drove investment into cutting prices and expanding its reach.

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The motorway has been closed northbound between junctions 35 and 36 (photo: Highways England)

'That's going to be some paper chase' - dramatic photos show scale of motorway spillage in South Yorkshire as internet wags see funny side

These dramatic photos show the extent of a huge paper spillage which led to the closure of a motorway in South Yorkshire.
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Runners in last year's Sheffield 10K

What roads are closed for Sheffield 10k today?

Thousands of runners are set to pound the city's streets later this morning for the Sheffield 10K.

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The A1(M) is closed between junctions 35 and 36

A1(M) motorway in South Yorkshire closed after lorry sheds load of paper and card

The A1(M) motorway in South Yorkshire has been closed after a lorry shed its load of paper and compressed card across the carriageway.
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Sir Nigel Knowles, Chairman of the sheffield City Region LEP, pictured.  Picture: Marie Caley NSST McLaren MC 7

Business to ‘step up’ after devolution dies in Sheffield City Region

Business leaders will ‘step up’ and fight harder to boost Sheffield City Region’s economy after the collapse of its £900m devolution deal.

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Library image of the skyline of the City of London Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

UK watchdog to investigate advice given by consultants to pension schemes

BRITAIN’S competitions watchdog will look into the advice given by consultants to pension schemes and other institutions managing more than £1.6 trillion of funds, to see if there are conflicts of interest.

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Tobias Murdoch and Stacey Sutcliffe in their new store, Coincidence Lifestore, 284 Shalesmoor, Kelham Island. Its a Scandinavian and Nordic lifestyle store selling a wide range of things from home ware to clothing. Picture: Chris Etchells

City Buzz: Explore modern Nordic minimalism in new Coincidence Lifestore

A young couple are looking forward to bringing a taste of Nordic minimalism to Sheffield this weekend when they open a brand new store.

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Juergen Maier, CEO of Siemens UK and Sir Keith Burnett at the launch of the MindSphere Lounge at the Diamond.

Sheffield University and Siemens launch revolutionary business centre

The fourth industrial revolution is happening - here’s how to take advantage of it.

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Sir Steve Houghton and Doncaster chief executive Jo Miller.

Devolution: double blow for deal breakers in Barnsley and Doncaster

Two councils in the 17-strong ‘Coalition of the Willing’ have come out in favour of a Yorkshire devolution deal without Barnsley or Doncaster.

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport. Picture: Chris Etchells

#FlyDSA: £6.5bn prize if Doncaster Sheffield Airport is a success

Doncaster Sheffield Airport pumps more than £40m-a-year into the region’s economy - but it could be £6.5bn, it is claimed.

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