Tag : manchester

Manchester Arena attack: a dark day for journalism

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‘Terror carnage’, ‘massacre’ – some of the headlines splashed across Britain’s front pages today after an explosion last night killed at least 22 people at Manchester Arena. Several newspapers featured the photograph of an injured young woman being helped from the arena by police officers. Another told of ‘desperate parents’ … Read More

Leeds Beckett student missing after Manchester terror attack

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Courtney Boyle, a Criminology and Psychology student at Leeds Beckett University, has been reported missing with her stepfather after the terror attack at Manchester Arena last night which left 22 dead. Courtney, originally from Tyne and Wear, has not been heard from since the concert finished, and her mother has … Read More

Government to consider Maglev train linking Leeds and Manchester

2 years ago / 0 comments

Plans for a brand new underground railway where trains can travel at 300mph, linking Leeds and Manchester in just 9 minutes, have been handed to officials. The new high speed train would run underneath the Pennines and could connect Leeds to Manchester with trains that travel at more than 100mph faster … Read More

Raising the (collapsed) roof in Factory

2 years ago / 0 comments

Clubbers in Manchester were seen ‘raising the roof’ – quite literally – when the ceiling of a nightclub collapsed early on Sunday morning. Witnesses revealed that LED lights came smashing down as the wooden panel of Factory’s roof dropped at around 1:28am. The unforeseen situation left all the students aghast … Read More

Victoria Gate shopping centre opens

2 years ago / 0 comments

After years of construction, the new Victoria Gate shopping centre opened its doors on Thursday 20th October, along with its flagship John Lewis store. The £165m retail development boasts a wealth of new shops including Anthropologie, Tommy Hilfiger and GANT. The introduction of the new brands and stores into Leeds … Read More

Preview – The Warehouse Project 2016

2 years ago / 0 comments

Once again the legendary Warehouse Project returns to Manchester for its yearly residency. Featuring line-ups straight out of the dreams of serious clubbers, the landmark event once again begins on the 23rd September at its home on Store Street. The sheer scale of genres involved means that there is something … Read More

Leeds University students face racial prejudice from coach driver

3 years ago / 0 comments

Four Leeds University students have issued an official complaint to coach company National Express after they were prevented from embarking their coach by a driver on Sunday evening. The students, Yusra Ahmed, Samera Hanif, Ayesha Ulhaq and Sharifah Syifak Alsri, were travelling from Manchester to Leeds on Sunday night, when … Read More

Review: Selective Hearing Presents Lobster Theremin All Nighter

4 years ago / 0 comments

There’s nothing quite like a good old-fashioned Warehouse Party. That’s fact one. Techno is great. That’s fact two. Add these two together and what do you get? One of the nights of the year, courtesy of Selective Hearing and their Lobster Theremin All Nighter in Manchester. Set in the industrial … Read More

Leeds take the spoils with the foil

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds put down a marker for the rest of the season as they maintained their 100% record in the mens fencing this season, beating Manchester Uni 131-111 on Wednesday. They faced off against Manchester 2’s and made sure that they got off to the strongest possible start by choosing to … Read More

Sport | Christie Cup: Glorious Gryphons do the double

5 years ago / 0 comments

On a cold and windy afternoon in Weetwood, Leeds University’s Men’s football team secured both wins against their competitors in the prestigious Christie Cup. The 1pm kick-off saw the home side come up against Manchester in a game not short of drama. The visitors started with a 1-4-5 formation, pressing … Read More