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Andrew Jackson: The strange sexual mating habits of spiders

Male spiders ‘strum’ on leaves with their legs and the vibrations they create attract the females

Robert Sutcliffe: Fat is a feminist issue - new book by Polly Vernon, Hot Feminist, lifts lid on women's guilt

One third of all UK children aged between two and 15 are overweight
Men never worry about their bodies to the same extent that women do

Andrew Jackson: My plan to restore our cod supplies

fish and chips,
Andrew Jackson: Seals eating too much cod and not enought battered sausages

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Andrew Jackson: The strange sexual mating habits of spiders

Male spiders ‘strum’ on leaves with their legs and the vibrations they create attract the females

One third of all UK children aged between two and 15 are overweight

Robert Sutcliffe: Fat is a feminist issue - new book by Polly Vernon, Hot Feminist, lifts lid on women's guilt

Men never worry about their bodies to the same extent that women do

fish and chips,

Andrew Jackson: My plan to restore our cod supplies

Andrew Jackson: Seals eating too much cod and not enought battered sausages

Andrew Jackson: How can Eurovision include an Australian entry?

Andrew Jackson: 60 years of Eurovision - and they invite Australia to join in

Andrew Jackson: A robotic handshake

Can you trust someone that you never meet?

Robert Sutcliffe: Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd hits the big screen starring Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene

Classic novel has plenty of twists and turns

Andrew Jackson on the election and how the seachange in British politics is set to lead to another coalition

Has party politics changed forever?

Andrew Jackson: Who will win the election? The honest answer is no-one knows

No overall winner in election

Robert Sutcliffe: Ladies unmoved by chess scene in Huddersfield

Sexism row as grandmaster Nigel Short says men are "hard-wired" to be more interested in the game

Andrew Jackson: Perils and cures of a hangover

Changing attitude and tastes in alcohol over the centuries

Robert Sutcliffe: Why this General Election is gearing up to be dullest ever

Too many parties fighting for our attention and not enough "clear blue water" to divide Conservatives and Labour

Andrew Jackson: How microwave at Parkes Observatory in Australia raised hopes of extra terrestrial life

Mysterious 'peryton' signal at observatory were just food in microwave

Robert Sutcliffe: Prince Charles and Camilla celebrated 10 years of a happy, contented marriage on Thursday

A marriage where there was certainly many a slip twixt cup and lip

Andrew Jackson: The shape of chins to come

A new scientific study claims that the chin simply didn't use to exist and has only come about as a result of change in our diet.

Robert Sutcliffe: Modest tastes of the Scunthorpe couple with the Midas touch

They won £1million in the EuroMillions lottery for second time in more than 18 months

Andrew Jackson looks back to the Top 40 chart shows on Sunday nights in the 1980s - his index finger had one hell of a workout.

Memories of Bruno Brookes, Snap, Bananarama, Snap and Shaking Stevens.

Robert Sutcliffe: The hidden dangers of utopia...as revealed by Dylan Evans

Genius sells lovely Cotswolds house and gives up job in academia for disastrous experiment living in commune

Andrew Jackson on the perils for politicians who tell it how it is

Last July when the Tour de France swept through town, thousands of people turned out to see the cyclists whizz past in a matter of seconds

Robert Sutcliffe: Party leaders feel the heat in kitchen sink drama

Ed and Dave both come unstuck in the heart of their homes

Andrew Jackson: How dark it will get during the solar eclipse?

In the dark with the eclipse groupies

Videos & Photos

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Friend To Friend Charity Vintage Fashion Show at The Carding Shed in Hepworth

WATCH: Honley mum says she was told not to breastfeed in bridal shop because she'd 'spurt milk all over the dresses’.

John Smith's Stadium pitch refurbished in time for Huddersfield Giants v Wigan game

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent