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Man Banned From Having Sex Unless He Gives Police 24 Hours' Notice Describes What It's Like

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK

A man acquitted of rape who has to give police 24 hours' notice before having sex has said "it puts an end to your life". The man, who cannot be iden...

How a Matter of 62p Saved the Government's key 30 Free Hours Trial

Purnima Tanuku | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Politics
Purnima Tanuku

62p doesn't quite buy you a first class stamp but this modest sum has averted the collapse of a hotly-anticipated Department for Education pilot scheme.

NEW MUSIC: Glass Caves in Manchester

Olivia Jones | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Olivia Jones

An alternative rock band from York, these four boys have already released a strong self funded album. 12,000 likes on Facebook and over 200,000 plays on spotify, they clearly have something that people want to know about. I managed to grab time with the lead man Matt, in the pub opposite the gig.

Facebook Is No Place for Sophisticated Debate

Jack Harvey | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Harvey

Another 'feminism'-inspired social media debate is brewing at my university and, once again, you'll find me with my head in my hands. I didn't participate in the previous debate and I don't plan to change my ways in the new one. It's quite likely that this week's new debate will resemble last term's debate, in both nature and in quality.

Man Killed After 'Gas' Explosion Destroyed Yorkshire Home

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

A 63-year-old man has died in an explosion that destroyed a home in Haxby, North Yorkshire, police have said. Ambulances, fire crew and police were...

Why Do Christians on Campus Put Themselves Out So Much?

Jack Harvey | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Harvey

Across many universities beside York, from St. Andrews to Chester, university Christian Unions are known for their regular acts of goodwill and their members' enthusiasm. 'Grilling a Christian' is not the first time that the University of York's Christian Union has hosted an atypical event on campus and it won't be the last.

A Man Has Been Banned From Having Sex Unless He Gives Police 24 Hours Notice

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK

A man has been banned from engaging in any sexual activity with women unless he notifies police a day in advance, reports The York Press. The unide...

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...

Horrific 'Rat Attack' On Grandmother Will Be Investigated, Jeremy Hunt Confirms

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

A government investigation has been launched into how a grandmother living in sheltered housing suffered injuries which her family believes were cause...

Why I'm Fundraising for My Student Newspaper

Amy Wong | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Amy Wong

I wouldn't be the person who I am today without Nouse and I suspect a lot of people who were a part of it in the past wouldn't be where they are now without it either. I'm indebted to Nouse and extremely grateful for the opportunities it's given me. That's why I'm so keen for our fundraising to be a success.

The Richard III Reburial: What Does It Say About Us?

Greg Jenner | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK
Greg Jenner

Yesterday's funeral was about us: about what we feel when we talk about the past, or the concept of death. It was a wish-fulfilment exercise for our own confused emotions about who we are as people, and where we originated...

Have a Grand Hotel Stay in York

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you're after a trip away where you can enjoy beautiful surroundings in a city steeped in fascinating history - then head to York. The city offers every urban amenity possible but retains the feeling of being in a market town.

The Return Of The King - To Leicester

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

Centuries after Richard III became the last monarch to die in battle, the High Court has ruled it is time for the remains of the York King "to be fina...

POLL: Where Should Richard III Be Buried?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

It's probably not the final chapter that King Richard III had in mind. The battle over his remains will reach the High Court on Tuesday, with his d...

York Students Turn to Sex Work to Fund Degrees

Fiona Parker | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Fiona Parker

Dozens of university students in York have turned to sex work as they struggle to fund their degrees, as revealed by Nouse. As many as 30 students in York are operating as escorts, and eight agencies in the area were able to provide student escorts. One agency said they had up to seven students available.

Happy Birthday, Richard III...

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

On this day back in 1452, King Richard III was born. The last Plantagenet king, who was born at Fotheringhay, Northants, would surely not have expe...

'Grab a Vodka to Calm Down', University Staff Tell Freshers

Tom Witherow | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Witherow

Over 250 students have been forced into off-campus accommodation in a situation described by welfare officer George Offer as 'far from ideal', just weeks before they arrive. The university had previously stated that a room was guaranteed for undergraduate freshers with firm or insurance offers, who sent in their applications before the 24 August deadline, yet many still do not know where they will be living.

Archbishop Of York Treated For Prostate Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of York John Sentamu has been treated for prostate cancer, the Church has confirmed. The Ugandan-born theologian was treated for "lo...

'They Came With St George's Flags. I Didn't Dare Tell Them He Was Palestinian'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

The elder of the York mosque, which invited members of the EDL in for tea and biscuits in the wake of the Woolwich attack, has described his encounter...

Muslims At York Mosque Invite EDL Members In For Chat

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK

Muslim leaders at York Mosque invited members of the English Defence League (EDL) in "to talk over a cup of tea" after receiving agressive threats in ...

'Incredible Hulk' Wanted by Police

PA | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK

Police are hunting a woman who was dressed as the Incredible Hulk when she allegedly attacked another woman outside a restaurant. The suspect, who ...

New Britain Tourism Strategy Will Attract Nine Million Extra Visitors a Year

Sandie Dawe | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK
Sandie Dawe

Few British industries are as strong as travel and tourism, and few have such growth potential. But achieving this will not be easy. It requires an unprecedented level of collaboration and partnership between the travel industry, the public sector and Government.

Disabled Man Takes His Own Life After Benefits Stopped

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

A man took his own life after worrying about how he would survive after his benefits were stopped, a coroner has said. Nicholas Barker, a former fa...

Primary School Teacher Charged With Sex Offences Against Children

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK

A 31-year-old primary school teacher has appeared in court charged with sex offences against children. The man, said by North Yorkshire Police to h...