Yorkshire

Leeds United And The Pontus Mystery: Was Talisman Jansson Believing His Own Publicity?

Rob Atkinson | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

After such a very impressive result as Leeds United earned against Brighton on Saturday, it's quite perplexing to have seen quite so many virtual furrowed brows across social media since. The reason, of course, is The Mystery of the Missing Pontus - why, oh why was Jansson benched?

A Budget From Which Boldness, And Human Solidarity, Were Entirely Lacking

Natalie Bennett | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

We're in an age in which the people are demanding change, demanding to take back control of their communities, of our economy, and the Chancellor has again demonstrated this government is operating for the 1%, not the rest of us.

I Spent Christmas Protecting Our Village From Devastating Floods

David Jones | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK
David Jones

giving back.jpg By 7am the river was in full flood and flowing over the bridge deck. The flooding stretched for over a mile. I have seen water on the bridge before but never as much as that night. The river had risen over 3 feet in a few hours and we had an anxious wait as river levels continued to rise.

How Millennial Digital Wizards Are Powering The Leeds City Region's Gaming Industry

Roger Marsh | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Tech
Roger Marsh

I was flicking through the i newspaper the other day when one particular article grabbed my attention. According to a new 12-month study for the National Citizen Service, almost half of teenagers in Yorkshire and the Humber (48%) think the area they live in will negatively influence their chances in life. This was the highest rate in the country.

Belly Of Paris - "Peste"

Debbie Bannigan | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Debbie Bannigan

Belly of Paris may well be the ultimate international collective. Based in Bahrain and bringing together musicians from India, Argentina, Palestine, H...

Leeds United Legend Gordon Strachan in Elland Road Return

Rob Atkinson | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

The word "legend" is bandied about all too freely in matters showbiz and sporting, but there are a handful of performers in both spheres who truly merit the accolade. One such, in the context of Leeds United Football Club at least, is current Scotland manager and former United captain and hero Gordon Strachan.

Life In The Repetitive Lane

Tina Medlock | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Parents
Tina Medlock

If anything is likely to nudge me over the edge it's constantly being asked what we are doing next. And for that I blame visual timetables and the 'First and Then' approach taught to us by the Autism Communication Teams we have been in involved with.

Brassed Off: Class War Drama Is A Class Act On The Yorkshire Stage

Rob Atkinson | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Rob Atkinson

As a fine piece of theatre, Brassed Off is strongly recommended and deservedly attracted the attention of the local BBC Look North programme, which prominently featured the production in the middle of its run. But as a raw and gritty slice-of-life take on some of the most troubled times anyone can remember since the last war, it's genuinely important - and a very timely reminder of the industrial heritage we all still share.

Fear and Loathing in a Small Northern Town

Jonathan Lee | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jonathan Lee

Fear and Loathing. Why are these two words relevant to mental illness? Well, I'll put forward the argument that the two co-exist in the world of mental health. And sadly, each feeds the other.

Yorkshire Just Gave Two Fingers To The Women's Sport Pay Row

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire are challenging the gender pay gap by offering the most lucrative prize to women at this years event. The prize m...

Creative Cancer Project Celebrates Milestone Birthday

Jess Terry | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Terry

A Yorkshire-based project which aims to allow cancer patients to share their experiences of illness in a creative and innovative way has been celebrating its 10th birthday in style, throwing a birthday party at the Leeds Royal Armouries earlier this year.

Cameron Embarrassed After Paper Reveals Why It Refused To Publish His 'Sham' Article

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.03.2016 | UK

A regional newspaper revealed on Friday why it refused to carry a piece written by David Cameron promoting tourism in its patch. The 'Yorkshire Post',...

16 Beautiful Pictures Of West Yorkshire That Are Just Simply Stunning

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Tech

Born and raised in Bradford, West Yorkshire, Dave Zdanowicz is a landscape photographer who is very proud of his home town. With a passion for photogr...

An Undercover Investigation Has Exposed Extreme Cruelty On British Pig Farms

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

Warning: Article contains images and details that some may find distressing Injured and bloodied piglets forced to live among rotting corpses are j...

'Okey Cokey, Pig in a Pokey' - Inside Britain's Re-employment Training

Ed Green | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK
Ed Green

Fans of the League of Gentlemen will know that Royston Vasey is nothing without diabolical Job Centre Restart Officer Pauline Campbell-Jones, she of t...

Astonishing Aerial Footage Reveals Scenes Of Devastation After Huge Haxby Gas Explosion

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

Aerial footage taken on Friday has revealed the full extent of the damage caused by a suspected gas explosion in Haxby. The video shows a flattened...

Watch As Multi-Storey Car Park Collapses In Four Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK

The is the moment a multi-storey car park in West Yorkshire was blown up this morning after serious safety concerns. The Cow Green car park in Hali...

Pub Landlord Ordered To Remove 'Offensive' Union Jack Jacket

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.02.2016 | UK

A pub landlord in Yorkshire says council officers have repeatedly told him to stop wearing his 'Union Jack' jacket in public because it could be consi...

Question Time Audience Member Takes Down 'Silent Eurosceptic' Tory MP

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

An irate audience member on BBC's Question Time has slammed Conservative minister Amber Rudd and other Tory MPs, who are supposedly backing a Brexit f...

Boss Tells Staff They're Off To Flamingo Land, They Ended Up Somewhere Rather Different

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 30.01.2016 | UK

The boss of a small firm in Yorkshire has inspired envy in employees up and down the country by surprising her workers with an all-expenses paid trip ...

13-Year-Old Saves Two Kids From Hoverboard Fire, Gives Amazing Local News Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK

A 13-year-old boy from Bradford who saved two young children after a hoverboard exploded has spoken out about his intervention. "I ran back inside ...

Riddle Of Ancient Headless Middle Eastern Skeleton In York Perplexes Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

A group of decapitated men - thought to be gladiators from the early centuries AD - have been uncovered by archaeologists in York…but the background...

British Muslim MP Invites Donald Trump To Bradford For A Curry

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

The member of Parliament for Bradford West has invited Donald Trump to visit her constituency during a debate over whether the Republican presidential...

High Time Sheffield Wednesday Fans Admit that Leeds United Are Yorkshire's Top Club

Rob Atkinson | Posted 15.01.2017 | UK Sport
Rob Atkinson

The brutal fact of the matter is that anyone who can now remember Wednesday as Champions is currently looking down the barrel of their 100th birthday and a telegram from the Queen.

6 Reasons Flood-Hit Communities Are Furious With Politicians

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Politics

There are obvious reasons why people are angry that vast swathes of the north of England and Scotland have been devastated by flooding, from being mad...