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Video Shows David Cameron Being 'Shoved' By Man In Leeds

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons & Jack Sommers | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron was shoved by a man dressed in black on the streets of Leeds on Monday. But it quickly became apparent that, rather than attempting ...

HS3 - No Step-Change at Westminster, Just a Myopic Matron Being Stingy With the Bandages

Karl Davis | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

The railway is more than a political football. It's an agent of change. If HS2 were implemented with unblinkered vision, it could bring an economic revolution. The north is more than half a dozen cities designated by Barbara Castle as deserving of a transport executive in decades long passed...

Around the Sport Scene in September

James Willstrop | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Sport
James Willstrop

Friday before last I was invited, along with a group of Leeds Commonwealth Games medallists, by The Lord Mayor and all at the City Council to a reception at the Civic Hall. There were eight athletes, and we raised a toast to the city's resounding success, which I believe it was claimed stood us in a very healthy position in the medal table by the end.

Recon Festival: Crossing Geographical and Creative Boundaries in Leeds and Bradford

Clare Fisher | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clare Fisher

Having finished on the 29 September, Recon included a range of newly commissioned artworks that fostered collaboration between artists and musicians.

David Gedge of The Wedding Present: 'We Were Destined To Be a John Peel Band'

Jason Holmes | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

"People still try and emulate John Peel," says David Gedge, leader of The Wedding Present and one of the last true survivors of the British music scene of the 1980s. "His work as a musicologist put everything into context."

Why Arts Fiends Should Hurry Up North

Clare Fisher | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clare Fisher

Art is all about taking risks - about reaching into the dark without knowing what you're going to find. So if the North, the Arts, or the positive combination thereof are abstract clouds on your mind's horizon, I dare you to make them real. Go on. Who knows, you might be pleasantly, shockingly surprised.

Ann Maguire's Killer 'Accepts Responsibility' - But Not For Murder

PA | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

A teenager accused of murdering teacher Ann Maguire in her classroom has "accepted responsibility for the unlawful killing", a court has heard. The...

Why Did Lecturer Strip To His Pants In Class?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers and lecturers will use a variety of methods to keep their students' attention but stripping down to your pants is a new one on us. It didn...

The Moment Spectacular Collission Brings Mark Cavendish Crashing Down

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport

Mark Cavendish fell heavily in a dramatic conclusion to the first day of the Tour de France as the world's greatest bike race returned to the UK. B...

Kate And Wills Welcome Tour De France To Yorkshire (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport

Kate Middleton and Prince William have welcomed the Tour de France to Yorkshire, as the first UK leg of the world's great cycling race gets underway. ...

This Is Osborne's Latest Wheeze To Get Northern Voters To Turn Tory

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Politics

HS2 has barely got off the ground but the Chancellor is already weighing up HS3. A new high-speed rail connection and improved roads between Englan...

Churches Say Prayers For Slain Teacher

PA | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK

Prayers have been said at dozens of churches on Sunday for the family of murdered school teacher Ann Maguire and the generations of pupils she taught....

Minute's Silence For Ann Maguire

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK

Headteachers have offered their condolences to the family of teacher Ann Maguire, who was stabbed to death in her classroom, and taken part in a minut...

Daughter Of Stabbed Teacher Revealed To Be Royal Ballet Star

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

READ MORE: 'Quiet, Very Bright' Boy Who Stabbed Teacher To Death ‘Had Grudge Against Her' Tributes have continued to pour in for the beloved tea...

Prime Minister Condemns 'Appalling' Death Of Stabbed Teacher

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

READ MORE: 'Quiet, Very Bright' Boy Who Stabbed Teacher To Death ‘Had Grudge Against Her' The prime minister has expressed his horror at the dea...

Teacher 'Stabbed To Death', 15-Year-Old Pupil Arrested

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

A 15-year-old male pupil has been arrested after a female teacher was stabbed to death this morning at Corpus Christi Catholic College, Leeds, West Yo...

Huge Blaze At Leeds Chemical Storage Building

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a building used for storing chemicals. West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service was called out at about 2....

Award Winning Student Newspaper in Funding Crisis

Leo Garbutt | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Leo Garbutt

Leeds Student is valued by students and is an asset to the reputation of both Leeds University Union and the University. Going forward, this must be recognised by the Union.

Warpaint - Live Review

Raj Bains | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Raj Bains

Here's the thing though: all of the awkwardness, the distance, the coldness and initial confusion goes out of the window the second they start playing. With a rhythm section that possesses you from the waist down with all of the force of an old Motown outfit, you can't help but be mesmerised by the musicianship on show.

Hearing the Truth About Poverty

Julie Tomlin | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Politics
Julie Tomlin

Women forced to work as prostitutes to survive, those who lost their job because of attitudes to mental illness, or are struggling to make ends meet on benefits, people for whom life is often a daily grind of poverty or a battle against bureaucrats.

Lessons in Becoming a Young Entrepreneur: Learning How to Support Young Talent

Kimberly Dickson | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kimberly Dickson

As a young female entrepreneur, meeting other like-minded individuals has become the weekly norm. I have been lucky enough to talk to some of the most inspiring young people in the UK, and understand the challenges and obstacles young people face when starting up a business...

Ukip's Former Commonwealth Spokesman Was Leader Of Kidnapping Gang In Pakistan

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

A Newsnight report has revealed that the man who served as UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman for more than a year is the former head of a kidnapping gang ...

PICTURES: Students Protest Over Club's Pro Rape Video

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Students took to the streets of Leeds on Thursday to protest against an events promoter which used a pro-rape video to advertise its club night. Te...

Lucy Sherriff

'Pro-Rape' Club Night Had Sent Out 'Come And Swallow' Flyer

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The controversial Leeds club night which used a pro-rape video to promote its events was previously banned from a club in Newcastle, it has emerged. ...

Leeds School Allows Children As Young As 11 To Smoke In Playground

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A school in Leeds has been blasted as "unethical" for allowing children as young as 11 to smoke in the playground. Elmete Central School in Roundha...