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 19.05.2015 | 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 01.05.2015 | 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.

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...