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Creed 11 is Both Loving Tribute and Brand New Ground

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The 8th film in the Rocky series, Creed II, stands as a tribute to the classic Rocky films, while also managing to tell its own excellent story. Following on from the previous film, protagonist Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) continues his journey as a heavyweight boxing contender under the guidance … Read More

Have a Good Night Out

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“If something or someone makes you feel uncomfortable, no matter how minor it seems, you can report it to any member of our staff and they will work with you to make sure it doesn’t have to ruin your night.” You’ll find this statement written on the poster behind the … Read More

Lonely This Christmas? Volunteers Reach Out to Seniors at Xmas

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Christmas time is an exciting time for most – the festive period calls for cosy family gatherings and spending time with the people that matter most to us. However, despite Christmas Day being a mere four weeks away, almost three quarters of people living in Leeds don’t know how they … Read More

Staying in Leeds over Christmas? Top 5 Things to Do in the Break

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With the Christmas tunes already infiltrating most public spaces, it’s hard to ignore the festive season. Whilst most of you will be heading home to connect with loved ones and family, some of us live too far, can’t afford the transport home or shudder at the thought of having their … Read More

Top 5 Restaurants for a Farewell Christmas Dinner

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No matter what year you’re in, whether you’re a fresher settling in to the uni environment, in a different city and meeting new people, or a final year student with a never-ending to-do list, the first term has been pretty hectic for most of us. With the first term slowly … Read More

Random, Radical, or Just Radiation? Fusing Art with the Atom

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Chernobyl. The name doesn’t often crop up in slick advertisements, or in the dusty windows of foregone travel agents. Instead, it’s more likely associated with images of toxic waste, flashing warning symbols and widespread sickness than your next sun-soaked holiday in the Mediterranean. Now, it’s set to be home to … Read More

Review: LUU Theatre Group’s Proof

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“When people have asked me what this show is about, my immediate reaction is ‘Maths!” but Proof isn’t really about maths” Beth Wilson eloquently puts it in her director’s notes on the programme. Family, trust, mental illness, bereavement, all things that Proof is really about, while also being a bit … Read More

Top 4 Tips to Get People What They Really Want for Christmas

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Picture the scene: It’s Christmas day and your friend or loved one opens their present to find a pack of black socks from M&S. They make a not-so-subtle attempt to feign excitement before tossing it in the pile of other gifts. Although the socks will likely come in handy, the … Read More

TV Review: My Brilliant Friend

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After vast international success, the first of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan books, ‘My Brilliant Friend’, has finally been adapted for the big screen. Critics have described the raging success of this pseudonymous Italian writer as ‘Ferrante fever’. This literary epidemic has led to great anticipation for this new 8-chapter television series. … Read More

The Best Books for Christmas presents

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If you’re looking for books to gift your friends and family, here’s a list of the best ones you to get: Becoming – Michelle Obama Michelle Obama released her autobiography less than three weeks ago and it has since broken sales records, becoming the bestselling book this year in the … Read More