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18 year old arrested after sexual assault at Pryzm

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Police are hunting for a sex attacker after an 18 year old girl was sexually assaulted in a Leeds nightclub in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The victim was targeted in Pryzm on Woodhouse Lane and the assault occurred near a photo booth on the second floor of the … Read More

Teachers boosting A-level predictions to help uni applicants

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An increasing number of teachers are now deliberately overestimating their pupils’ predicted A-level grades in order to secure them offers from top universities. Figures from UCAS show there has been a 9 percentage point increase in those predicted an A and two B’s since 2011. Now 63 percent of all pupils … Read More

Campus Watch: 27/11/15

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Academic walks out of Lecture Helene Turon, an Economics lecturer from Bristol University, failed to give a lecture after finding out her students had made comments about her on the messaging app Yik Yak, which she considered to be “sexist cyberbulling”. There were comments made about her “banter” and her … Read More

The Digest: 20/11/15

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Historic Northern Ireland Deal announced After 10 weeks of negotiations parties in Northern Ireland have reached a deal to sustain the devolved government. The agreement includes a new deal on welfare reform, with Westminster paying £585 million over four years. A new international body for monitoring paramilitary organisations, a cross-border … Read More

Campus Watch: 6/11/15

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Homeless Camp Evicted Manchester Metropolitan University has removed an emergency homeless shelter known as ‘Ark’ from its campus. This is following mixed reviews about the shelter, with members of the University feeling that it impacted on the safety of students and staff. The response from students has been to organise … Read More

The Digest: 30/10/15

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Two Dead after Swedish School Attacks Horror struck a school in Trollhättan, Sweden last Thursday, when a man dressed in a Darth-Vaderesque mask carrying a sword attacked four people. The attacker initially posed for photographs with the children who believed it to be a Halloween joke. The bloodshed only began … Read More

Stand Up to Racism Hold ‘Refugees Welcome’ Demonstration

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Stand up to Racism are holding a Refugees Welcome Here demonstration this Saturday the 17th of October in Leeds city centre. It follows on from a successful rally on the 12th of September where 500 people took to the streets of Leeds to raise awareness of the ongoing refugee crisis … Read More

Campus Watch – 13/03/15

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Uni of Oklahoma fraternity closed after racist chanting One of the largest fraternities in the USA has closed its university branch and a number of students have been suspended after a video of members participating in a racist chant was posted online. Sigma Alpha Epsilon have now apologised for the … Read More