Tag : year

A look back on 2016

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It began with the death of David Bowie, less than two weeks into the New Year. An almost mythical figure, many would not have been surprised if he had proved to be immortal. The stark realisation that he was mortal, like the rest of us, set the tone for 2016. … Read More

Hyde Park murder: police arrest two people

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Police have arrested two people in connection with the murder of a young man in Hyde Park. Christopher Laskaris, who was 24, was found dead in his flat on St John’s Close on Thursday 17th November. A 22-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man, both from Leeds, have been arrested on … Read More

Leeds wins University of the Year

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The University of Leeds has been awarded University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times‘ Good University Guide. Student satisfaction at Leeds was foremost in tipping the decision in the university’s favour. Editor of the guide, Alastair McCall, commented that Leeds ‘thoroughly deserves our University of the Year for prioritising students’ needs … Read More

News | 2013 – A year in LS headlines

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LS looks back at our front pages throughout the year, from January onwards. We started the year with two stories of controversial student activity online; investigations into “Sugar Daddy” dating websites and online essay providers:   January 25th: “A regular user of ‘Sugar Daddy’ dating website has spoken exclusively to Leeds … Read More