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Yorkshire to vote on Catalan style independence

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Last week Leeds city council member Charles Duckworth called on the people of Yorkshire to get behind the movement to vote for an independent Yorkshire. In a city council discussion, Mr Duckworth stated that across the globe there were more examples of “fragmentation of societies from large nations into smaller, … Read More

Wolf Alice in Photos: Leeds O2 Academy

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All Images by Clare Redman

Kagoule @ Headrow House, 8/11

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on the road, trying to busk his way into peoples hearts. Tired he says to his friends “I need some music to pump me up, something grunge-y.” That is how I discovered the album Urth, and was brought into the blistering world of Kagoule. One year down the winding road, … Read More

Benjamin Clementine to play O2 Academy, 3/12

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Benjamin Clementine has one of the most riveting backstories in recent years; banned from listening to popular music during his strict Catholic adolescence, the soulful performer found himself homeless on the streets of Paris. He soon achieved cult status on the Parisian music scene as a self-taught classical pianist with … Read More

Priti Patel: Good Thing She’s Gone

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Priti Patel Israeli bad at holidays.https://t.co/JGJeT9FbNB— Larry the Cat (@Number10cat) November 6, 2017 I am sure that Theresa May could not wait for last Friday to arrive, after losing two cabinet members, marking a catastrophic week for her Conservative government. Damian Green, the First Secretary of State, was suspended after ... Read More

Behind the scenes at Leeds International Film Festival 2017

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Holly Radford tells Arts what it’s like working at one of Leeds’ biggest and most exciting creative events. The Leeds Independent Film Festival is a celebration of all things film, allowing for new and undiscovered artists to make their debut as well as old, well loved classics to return to … Read More

Can Coco add some colour to Pixar’s whitewashed palette?

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Martha Sanders discusses Pixar’s step away from monsters and robots and much needed steps towards diverse representation in their films. Although it is commonplace to see articles criticising Disney films for cultural misrepresentation, whitewashing and racial stereotyping, it is rarer that we hear the same of Pixar. Despite this, Pixar … Read More

Take a look at these trendy tashes

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We’re now well into that month where the Halloween pumpkins have been chucked away, everyone’s discussing the new John Lewis advert and we’re all finding it increasingly hard to get out of bed to brave the cold wintery mornings. But that’s not all November stands for. You may  have noticed … Read More

Controversy over announcement of 2018’s Met Gala theme

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Although it feels as though the 2017 Met Gala has barely been and gone, the Costume Institute have recently announced the event’s 2018 theme as Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Unsurprisingly, the religious direction of the theme generated headlines that immediately commented on how controversial it is. And, … Read More

Get a free cocktail at Coco’s Beach Bar with The Gryphon!

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Coco’s Beach Bar has landed on the shores of Trinity Leeds and rumour has it they’re giving away 1000 cocktails over the next month. You want in? We thought you might say that. We’ve got 100 of these quirky (and delicious) cocktails to give away but it’s a first in, … Read More