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Leeds, A City With Art In Its Heart

Solange Berchemin | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Solange Berchemin

This month Leeds will provide its usual vibrant festive experience but there is an added bonus: an arts trail conceived to guide you around the city center's major spots. The trail features artworks by local artists. It's a journey of arts and magic reflecting on modern issues, ancient beliefs and .....lights.

Time To Think: A Dose Of Communicative Intention

Matthew Mills | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Mills

In our voice group sessions, trans clients develop skills in being effective communicators: telling their stories about the things they hold dear, and being transformational listeners for each others. We need a global dose of this right now.

Home Until His Death, Savile's Flat Couldn't Escape His Crimes

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK

Jimmy Savile’s home of more than 30 years has been demolished. The disgraced broadcaster’s apartment in the Roundhay Park area of Leeds was his ho...

Expats Move Up The Career Ladder In The UK

Dean Blackburn | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK
Dean Blackburn

There are many dreams and aspirations expats hope to realise during their time abroad: improve their quality of life, pursue a new challenge or join a...

The Most Dramatic Pictures From Last Night's Storm From Across The UK

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

Torrential rain and lightning hit parts of the UK on Tuesday night, despite record-breaking temperatures in other parts of the country. There are als...

My Big Smoke Dream Up In Smoke

Jess Melia | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK
Jess Melia

I was in London recently for Harry Potter And The Cursed Child; spoiler alert - it was fabulous! I came back to Leeds like a wizard who had just caught his first Golden Snitch. Giddier than a Weasley in Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop. As excitable as Hagrid when the loveable Fang runs through the forest and into his giant arms. Like a...well, you get the picture.

Barry Manilow Plays Leeds - Gig Review

Roger Crow | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

He's never been seen as cool Barry Manilow. An artist to poke fun at perhaps, but he's usually the first to do that. He may never have had movie star ...

Bodies Of Three People And Three Dogs Found In Leeds House

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.03.2016 | UK

The bodies of two women, a man and three Rottweiler dogs have been found following a fire in a terraced house. Officers were called to the red-brick h...

UK's First "Red-Light" District: Leeds' Cruel Solution to Prostitution and Violence

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK
Taina Bien-Aime

On an ordinary winter day in 2014, Mary Honeyball led her colleagues in the European Parliament to pass a groundbreaking resolution urging member stat...

'Woman And Two Children' Found Dead In Home

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK

A woman and her two "bubbly and nice" children have been found dead in a house in Allerton Bywater, near Leeds, police have said. Police were calle...

The Case for Ending London's Monopoly on Britain

Ben Wood | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Wood

Cities helped by the relocation of political, tourist, creative and media industries would flourish with the injection of jobs and wealth. For the sake of London and elsewhere - we must end the capital's monopoly on Britain.

This Man's Story Will Change Your Mind About Homelessness

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

A formerly homeless man has told the incredible story of his resilience after years of abuse and heartbreak, as part of a photo series on the streets ...

Desperate Search For Rare Blood Type After Gap Year Grad's Horror Thai Crash

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A desperate search to find those with rare A negative (A-) blood has secured six additional units after a British gap year graduate was left needing a...

Northerners Are Sticking Two Fingers Up At The Disastrous Aftermath Of Flooding

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK

As flooding continues to devastate vast areas of the north of England, locals have turned out to stick two fingers up at the disaster, proving that th...

Cameron's Pledge To Help Flood Victims Overlooks One Crucial Fact

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

David Cameron's pledge to send more troops to "do whatever is needed" to help flooding victims has not convinced people with memories long enough to r...

Little and Large

Dr Michael Petry | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dr Michael Petry

There is so much cultural life going on outside London - much less in Scotland, Wales and Ireland (North and South) and that if you stay in London (like so many New Yorkers who never go further than Brooklyn) you really miss out.

Marching on Together: Boxer Josh Warrington Confirms Leeds as UK Capital of Sport

Rob Atkinson | Posted 10.09.2016 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

Having been fortunate enough to witness many examples of sporting excellence in Leeds over the years, I was privileged last weekend, thanks to event s...

Challenge Cup Final 2015: Lizzie Jones Showed Me That I Will Always Be A Member of The Winning Sporting Family

Karl Davis | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Sport
Karl Davis

So, what do you do when your team lose 50-0 in the Challenge Cup Final (yep, that wasn't a typo!) at Wembley? Emmigrate? Hide in a cupboard? Burn your...

Riot Police Break Up Fight Between Balaclava-Clad Leeds United And Frankfurt Eintracht Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK

Riot police were required to break up a pitch invasion brawl between Leeds United and Frankfurt Eintracht fans after a pre-season 'friendly' match tur...

World's Most Over-Zealous Parking Warden Spotted Giving Ticket To A Wheelbarrow

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Comedy

A Leeds City Council parking warden has allegedly been snapped giving a ticket to a wheelbarrow parked in the road. Really. Leeds City Council Putt...

Bangladeshi Community Centre AGM Ends In Mass Brawl

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK

A mass brawl broke out at a community centre in Leeds on Saturday, the incident captured on video showing hundreds of people throwing chairs across a ...

UK's Best Roof Terraces

BarChick | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
BarChick

Whether you're after work boozing in London or getting a Brighton beachside fix, when the sun shines on the UK it's basically criminal to drink indoors. Go and grab that extra vitamin D while you can at one of these epic rooftop bars.

If We Want the Young to Vote We Need to Offer Some Inspiration

Mark Flanagan | Posted 01.05.2016 | UK Politics
Mark Flanagan

If you want younger people to vote give them a vision they can get inspired by and be honest. If we collectively face up to our responsibilities to future generations then those 18-25 'non-voters' might start listening again.

Life of Luxury

Daniel Cadwallader | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Cadwallader

Bursting out the fertile Leeds scene, aggressive but classic rock minded noise mongers Super Luxury are a breath (or a blast) of fresh air the UK rock scene.

Video Shows Shocking Moment Woman Is Dragged From Bus Stop And Attacked

PA | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

WARNING: Some Viewers May Find This Footage Distressing. Discretion Is Advised Detectives investigating the attempted murder and serious sexual a...