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Police confirm Leeds Beckett student died in Manchester bombing

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Police have confirmed that Courtney Boyle, 19, died in the terror attack on Manchester Arena. The Leeds Beckett University student was reported missing following the bomb blast at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. Miss Boyle attended the concert with her mother’s partner, 32-year-old Phil Tron. His death has … Read More

FAC51: House Gets the Classic Treatment

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With support from a 35-piece orchestra, two US house music legends, a host of special guests – including an appearance from the one and only maraca-shaking Bez – Haçienda residents Graeme Park and Mike Pickering recreated ‘the good old days’ with an acid-inspired Classical event at First Direct Arena and … Read More

Corbyn’s visit to Leeds: the speech that dismantled mainstream media rhetoric

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In addressing masses and masses of people in Leeds on Monday, Jeremy Corbyn completely dismantled all pre-existing Tory rhetoric of him as a man who, firstly, cannot unite his party, and secondly, conveys nothing but weak leadership. An estimated three to four thousand people gathered outside Brudenell Social Club; some … Read More

Hilary Benn speaks at Leeds University to support fossil fuel divestment

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Leeds University hosted the panel discussion on climate change and climate leadership, which focused on the rapidly growing Divest Parliament campaign, as well as efforts to divest in Leeds. This follows the announcement that over 50 MPs have signed a petition to remove fossil fuel investment from the parliamentary pensions fund. … Read More

The election has to be about more than Brexit

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Theresa May shocked us all when she called a General Election on the steps of Downing Street for June 8th. What was more shocking however, was her ‘reasoning’ behind her decision. She explained that she had decided to do so on the basis that Westminster wasn’t united behind her EU … Read More

Review: Ghost In The Shell – just as good as the original

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Ghost in The Shell has been marred by the controversy surrounding its whitewashing since its release, and has suffered commercially because of it. George Jackson asks whether the film itself is deserving of such harsh criticism… Since it’s release, many have heavily criticised the white-washing of the film, but – … Read More

The problem with 13 Reasons Why

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The Netflix show has divided opinion with its portrayal of mental health. Eve explains why the show is an inaccurate representation, and why it could be damaging for some of its viewers: I have many issues with the new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. In fact I have many more … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Must See Fashion Exhibitions in 2017

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Balenciaga: Shaping fashion Where: The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK When: May 27, 2017 to February 18, 2018 This exhibition showcases the work and legacy of Crisóbal Balenciaga, the influential Spanish couture designer, and includes over 100 of his pieces, as well as examining and featuring the work of … Read More

Trumped Up

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Whisper it quietly, but Donald Trump may have taken the first step towards fulfilling his responsibilities as leader of the free world in the dangerous times we live in. If you need this confirmed, simply look at the response to his Syrian air strikes. It provoked indignation among the usual … Read More

Tuition fees in England are now the highest in the world

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According to new analysis by the Student Loan Calculator website, domestic university tuition fees in England are now the highest in the world. The average annual cost of £9,188 now exceeds that of the average domestic student at a public university in the United States, who pays the equivalent of … Read More