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Clubs | Beacons Festival – LSi’s DJs to Watch

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Summer has arrived! The sun is finally here, and what better way to enjoy it than watching great music in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales? Beacons Festival is right around the corner, and with a fantastic array of bands and DJs, we’re definitely excited. Here is a run through of our … Read More

Sport | Rosberg extends advantage

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Nico Rosberg extended his lead after Mercedes enjoyed another triumph on home soil at the Hockenheimring. It was also the first time that a German driver had won the German grand prix in a German manufactured car. From a British perspective Lewis Hamilton, hampered by his awful luck during qualifying … Read More

Sport | McIlroy demonstrates class

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Rory McIlroy brought his talents, honed on the Northern Irish Coast at Hollywood over the Irish Sea, to Hoylake and sealed a commanding victory at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club this weekend at the illustrious Open Championship. The fabled tournament returned to the Wirral and one of England’s finest links … Read More

Approval for £40 million student accommodation in Leeds

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A £40 million plan for the construction of new student accommodation in Leeds has been approved by planning chiefs, according to online business news site Bdaily. The scheme led by the Watson Jones Group will comprise of three buildings with space for 320 students. Other plans involve the construction of … Read More

TV | Utopia – ‘Going places others can’t and won’t’

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  For those anticipating the new series of Utopia, Monday’s opener may have come as an initial disappointment. While fans were itching to discover the fates of our protagonists, instead the season began with an unnerving step back in time. Without a single lead character, and complicating the plot further … Read More

Sport | Hysteria heads to Hockenheim

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The German Grand Prix at Hockenheim this weekend marks the midway point of the 2014 World Championship, and what a year it has been so far. It may only be a two horse race but the top two are the closest they have been at this point in the season … Read More

News | Leeds University Student named among MH17 passenger victims

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Maths and Finance undergraduate at the University of Leeds Richard Mayne has been named as one of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash in Eastern Ukraine on Thursday. Mayne was one of ten Britons confirmed to be on board by Malaysia Airlines. He is reported to have been … Read More

Books | The GCSE books gone with Gove

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As of next year, ‘foreign’ texts will no longer be studied at GCSE level as part of a call by the now ex-Education Secretary, Michael Gove, for more works by British authors to be studied in schools. The backlash against these reforms has been considerable, with Labour labelling the changes … Read More

News | Chancellor criticises drop in Indian students

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The University Chancellor has called for more Indian students following a ‘dramatic drop’ in their number at Leeds. Broadcaster and peer, Melvyn Bragg criticised ‘clumsy visa changes’ and limited opportunities for international students to remain in the UK after studying, adding, “As we close our doors to these brilliant young … Read More

Music | Interview – George Ezra

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George Ezra just released his debut album “Wanted on Voyage” reaching number 3 in the UK charts. Earlier this year he spoke to LSi about Paddington Bear, the hidden depths of sandwiches and being a muppet. ‘Unfortunately, it’s so un-rock and roll,’ George Ezra apologises as he welcomes me into his hotel … Read More