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Man Arrested for Murder on Woodhouse Lane

3 days ago / 0 comments

Armed police arrested the man yesterday (10/11) before 5pm, during a pre-planned operation. The arrest occurred near Parkinson Building, at the front entrance to the University of Leeds. The man was wanted for a murder committed in another force’s area. Two others in his vehicle were given community resolution orders … Read More

Burglaries up by 52% in Hyde Park and Headingley Since 2015

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

As first year comes to an end in Leeds, and former-freshers are thrust from the comforts of University accommodation, most flock to Hyde Park to seek refuge. Hyde Park has, simultaneously, both a great and an awful reputation. It’s close to the University. It’s lively. It’s brimming with good takeaways, … Read More

Man, 32, Stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road, Police Confirm

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

A 32-year-old man has been stabbed in Hyde Park on Kings Road at around 2pm this afternoon. The man has been taken to hospital and is currently in a stable condition. Local residences reported numerous emergency vehicles and an air-lift helicopter following the incident, as Police attended and cordoned off … Read More

Blind Woman and Guide Dog Targeted in Hyde Park Firework Attack

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

A blind woman in her 50s has been left distressed after youths targeted fireworks at her and her guide dog, at around 8pm in Hyde Park yesterday evening (Tuesday 30th October). The woman and her dog were walking along Moorland Road when they were attacked with fireworks that were being … Read More

Watch, Read, Listen: the Kavanaugh Case

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

There’s been a lot of noise in the press and on social media recently about the Republican judge Brett Kavanaugh who has been nominated for a position in the Supreme Court, despite facing sexually assault allegations by Dr Christine Blasey Ford and two other women. Being backed by Trump has … Read More

Turkish Court Convicts Leeds Ex-Soldier of Terrorism Offenses

2 months ago / 0 comments

Joe Robinson, 25, was arrested and charged with terrorism offenses while on holiday in Turkey last year. He was accused of being a member of the YPG, a Kurdish armed group classed as a terrorist organisation by the Turkish government. I feel sorry for this guy and his girlfriend.Not smart … Read More

Not-so-Superfoods

6 months ago / 0 comments

With the public constantly becoming more aware about what we eat and the issues associated with our food, it seems like new superfoods are springing up daily. Often promoted by Instagram and Twitter personalities with perfectly shiny white smiles, there’s always a new obscure Mexican berry to try or a … Read More

Safety First: Students Fighting For Sustainable Chemistry Labs

7 months ago / 0 comments

The student led SHE (Safety Health and Environment) Committee was set up in 2016 by ex-industrial placement chemistry Masters students who recognised the vast difference in safety practices and regulations from their time in industry compared to academia. Through their industrial experience the students worked with such companies as GlaxoSmithKline, … Read More

Radio 1 & 2 Must Play 50% New Music

7 months ago / 0 comments

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

Swedish DJ and Producer Avicii dies aged 28

7 months ago / 0 comments

Tim Bergling, better known as the internationally successful EDM musician Avicii, has died. Bergling was found dead in Oman on Friday 20th April, according to a statement issued by his representatives. Bergling had a history of health issues, and retired from live performances in 2016 due to health reasons. Figures … Read More