Category : Online Exclusive

Mass Brawl In Headingley Bar

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Shocking footage has been released showing a mass brawl at a Leeds bar in the early hours of February 17.  The fight at The Arc, Headingley, supposedly broke out due to a confrontation between two men before escalating to include up to 20 individuals. The ugly scenes show those involved punching one another as … Read More

Ram-raid on Leeds Rolex Shop Caught on Camera

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Two cars have been videoed attempting to ram-raid a Rolex at Prestons on Commercial Street in Leeds. West Yorkshire Police were called to the incident at around 11:55 GMT on Sunday 18th February. One of the vehicles tried to reverse into the front of the store and, when that failed, … Read More

University Poised To Introduce GPA System

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Following participation in a successful Higher Education Academy pilot scheme, The University of Leeds is considering the possibility of introducing a grade point average system. The GPA system would run concurrently with the traditional degree classification system, but where the latter does not consider first year grades in its final marks, the GPA system does. Whilst possible timings for … Read More

Academics Propose £10,000 For Every 18-Year-Old Considering Further Education

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A team of academics from the UCL Institute of Education have proposed that £10,000 be given to every eighteen-year-old considering higher education. In a recently published report, A National Learning Entitlement: Moving Beyond University Tuition Fees, they recommend that the money be granted in two £5000 installments over two years … Read More

‘Unprecedented Demand’ Left University Counselling Service ‘Booked Up’ From 7th November

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Freedom of Information [FoI] requests from the Leeds Student Medical Practice, reveal that University Counselling informed the practice that the service was booked up until the end of the term (8th December). Students were not told to stop accessing the service but advised of the waiting times. Previous FoI requests … Read More

Bomb Squad Called to Kirkstall Halls of Residence

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Kirkstall Brewery halls of residence were evacuated yesterday, as West Yorkshire Police responded to information about the possibility of firearms being on the site. The Leeds Beckett student accommodation houses about 800 students, who were evacuated at 2pm on Thursday 8th February, as bomb disposal experts were called in. A … Read More

University of Liverpool Labour Students “Tongue-in-Cheek” Call for Execution of Monarch Criticised

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The University of Liverpool Labour Students have been condemned for a tweet which appeared to insinuate a desire to execute Queen Elizabeth II. Referring to the 369th anniversary of the execution of King Charles I, UoLLS tweeted ‘Happy #RegicideDay comrades! We did it once, we can do it once again.’ … Read More

Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club Lambasted for “chav-themed social”

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Leeds University Union Women’s Hockey Club have come under fire after allegedly hosting what the University of Leeds have called an “ill-judged” social, referring to its supposed “chav” theme. In the club’s Facebook group, members were encouraged to dress as “lower-class” people complete with “luminous underwear on show,” setting aside … Read More

Dolores O’Riordan- Her Legend Will Linger

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Last week saw the tragic death of The Cranberries’ lead singer, Dolores O’Riordan. The huge crowds that gathered in Limerick this Sunday was a testament to how much she meant to her fans and her local community. The lead singer of Irish rock band, The Cranberries’ was found “unresponsive” in … Read More

Fall Out Boy’s ‘MANIA’ is an “Anthem for a New Generation”

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The long awaited MANIA finally dropped after 9 months since it’s first track was revealed, and after being mostly scrapped just a month before the original release date back in September. While some may pine for what could have been, the final result is not disappointing in the least. Fall … Read More