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Radio 1 & 2 Must Play 50% New Music

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Ofcom, the UK’s government-approved media regulator, has recently altered its guidelines for BBC Radio 1 and 2. It has ordered both stations to play more “new music” on their daytime shows; for Radio 1 50% and Radio 2 20%. Ofcom has also clarified its definition of “new music”. According to … Read More

Gay Couple Accuse Leeds Bar Of Homophobia

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Jake’s Bar & Still Room on Call Lane, Leeds, has been accused of homophobic behaviour after two gay men were refused entry. Patrick Hannon, 30, and Jake Archer, 25, who are both from Newcastle, tried to visit the bar on the 24th March at about 10pm. Bouncers at the bar, … Read More

Uni of Leeds Cums Third in Sex-Toy List

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The University of Leeds has come third in the race to be crowned as the UK’s kinkiest University. In a study that investigated the consumer habits of students from 20 different universities, it was found that the adventurous students of Leeds spent £8,633 on sex toys, lingerie and bondage products … Read More

Colourism in the Music Industry

8 months ago / 0 comments

Colourism has long since been a widely controversial topic of debate across the music industry. Historically, the industry has been ingrained with racial inequality and discrimination towards artists of colour. This issue, known as colourism, was recently raised by Beyoncé’s father who stated that she would not be as successful … Read More

Leeds Student Attacked At Headingley House Party [GRAPHIC]

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A University of Leeds student alleges he was stabbed, beaten and bitten in an “unprovoked” attack at a student house party in Headingley. Mitt Malhotra, 21, who studies Aviation Technology, says that he was targeted by at least three men just before 4.30am on Saturday, March 24, on Spring Road. … Read More

Parklife Launch Petition to Make the Festival a Bank Holiday Weekend

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The boss of Parklife Festival in Manchester is calling for the festival weekend to be a bank holiday. He argues that it would be better for the economy to spread out the May bank holidays, so that the late-May holiday could be moved to June. Changing the date would mean … Read More

Question Time Looking For Under 30s In Leeds

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The popular BBC debate show, Question Time, is returning to Leeds for the first time since 2015. Due to be filmed on Thursday, March 22, at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Beckett University, the episode will be the first since a General Election special featuring David Cameron, Ed Miliband and … Read More

The UCU Strikes Back: Proposed Deal Rejected

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University strikers have voted to reject an agreement reached on Monday between the University and College Union (UCU) and the University UK (UUK) over a pensions dispute. The UCU – University of Leeds branch, along with the majority of other UCU branches, voted unanimously against the deal. Staff opposed to … Read More

UCU Strikes Set To End As Agreement Reached

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Members of the University and College Union (UCU) are expected to return to work on Wednesday after the union and the Universities UK (UUK) group reached an agreement over pensions. Despite over 35 meetings of the Joint Negotiating Committee since the start of 2017, no agreement had been reached before … Read More

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Punished For ‘Chav Party’

9 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club (LUUWHC) has been banned from taking part in certain competitions following an “ill-judged” chav-themed night in January. LUUWHC faced national criticism following the social, where members were invited to dress “lower class” and set aside their “champagne flutes” for “cans of K cider”. Pictures … Read More