Category : Online Exclusive

Corbyn Backs Bid for Leeds Flood Defences

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During his recent visit to Leeds, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn voiced his support for efforts by local MPs and councillors to convince the UK government to supply funding to complete flood defences in Leeds. On Boxing Day 2015, floods caused by Storm Eva damaged over 3,000 homes and more than … Read More

UK Falls Short in THE World University Rankings

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2019’s World University Rankings, published by Times Higher Education earlier today, revealed that both the University of Leeds and the UK in general had slipped in the ratings. The THE World University Rankings judges the performance of 980 universities across 79 countries. The United Kingdom claimed both top spots, with … Read More

Mint Club Announces Closure Next Year

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Mint Club have announced that they will be closing next year, in a heartfelt post on their Facebook page. The club, situated just off New Briggate, were unable to renew their lease, due to redevelopments in the surrounding area. This news comes only weeks after Canal Mills announced that they … Read More

Turkish Court Convicts Leeds Ex-Soldier of Terrorism Offenses

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Joe Robinson, 25, was arrested and charged with terrorism offenses while on holiday in Turkey last year. He was accused of being a member of the YPG, a Kurdish armed group classed as a terrorist organisation by the Turkish government. I feel sorry for this guy and his girlfriend.Not smart … Read More

In Pictures: Live at Leeds Festival 2018 by Day

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Live at Leeds 2018 saw a plethora of bands and artists taking to the many stages of Leeds on a day of musical celebration. We sent Online Music Editor Clare along to snap some photos of the day. Superorganism, The Independent Stage at Stylus Peace, Leeds Festival Stage at O2 … Read More

Appeal Over Potential Gunshots Near Leodis Residences

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West Yorkshire Police are investigating a potential firearm discharge near Leodis Residences yesterday. Shortly after 5pm on Wednesday 9 May, police were called to reports of a confrontation between two groups of males around the Servia Hill area of Woodhouse. Witnesses were reported to have seen what is believed to … Read More

Armed Gang Of Three Shoot Man In Leeds City Centre

8 months ago / 0 comments

A police cordon is in place this morning after a man was shot by an armed gang on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre, last night. The shooting took place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 9 May, when the victim was stationary at traffic lights in a BMW vehicle on Burmantofts … Read More

Arrest Made In Connection With Hyde Park Death

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West Yorkshire Police have made a second arrest in connection with the death of a man in the Hyde Park area of Leeds. Police were called to an address on Harold Grove at 3.28am on the morning of Tuesday 8 May, after a man was found seriously injured. He was … Read More

Australian MP Resigns After Lying About University of Leeds Degree

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An Australian Labor MP has resigned from his post after repeatedly lying about elements of his past. Barry Urban, MP for Darling Range, alleged that he graduated from the University of Leeds in 1993 with an undergraduate degree in Physical Education and Applied Social Science. However, the Legislative Assembly’s Procedure and … Read More