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 16.11.2015 | 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 11.09.2015 | 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 01.09.2015 | 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

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...

Immersive Theatre: David Shearing's 'The Weather Machine'

Katie Beswick | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Katie Beswick

Shearing layers sound, text and image. His pieces have no live performers; instead the work is designed to encourage audience members to engage deeply with the scenographic elements.

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 26.12.2014 | 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 05.12.2014 | 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 05.12.2014 | 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.