On the 6th of May, West Yorkshire citizens will be voting for the first ever mayor of West Yorkshire. Josh Elgin explains everything you need to know.
With new leadership, the Labour Party is conducting itself cautiously. Their strategy for the future is ‘a gamble’, reports Tyler England.
‘It began with a dream of a connected world. A space where everyone can share experiences and feel less alone. It wasn’t long before this world become our matchmaker, fact-checker, personal entertainer, photo book , […]
Prospective LeadLUU candidates have written and submitted an open letter to the Leeds University Union, decrying a ‘discriminatory’ policy and asking for a resolution. The letter, signed by over 30 students, was prompted by a […]
Western countries are ageing. By 2050 25% of people in the UK will be aged 65 years and over, an increase from 20% in 2018. Additionally, older people have a higher turnout in elections compared […]
As the dust settles on the US president’s second chaotic and controversial state visit to the UK, the numerous protestors and opposing politicians, as well as some select members of the royal family, will have […]
The rise of populism has begun to strain liberal democracy across Western Europe and the United States. Brazil, South America’s largest democratic country, appears, also, to be falling for a populist’s allure. Jair Bolsonaro, a […]
Palazzo Selam, ‘The Palace of Peace’, is reported as being the largest European refugee ‘ghetto’ and currently houses a 1,000 of Italy’s refugees and migrants. The Palace of Peace is a former administrative building to […]
Republican Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States of America, beating Hillary Clinton with a result that has shocked and scared many. From the day he announced his candidacy in […]
MAX BRUGES Why do you want to be LS Editor? It’s not too bold to say that I’m the person who best knows the paper. Having worked in both News and Culture, I know that […]
With Ed Miliband’s call to lower the voting age to 16, and this summer’s announcement that 16 and 17 year olds living in Scotland will be able to cast their vote in the independence referendum, […]
A record number of students have nominated themselves to run the Union. Students having been putting themselves forward since December for one of the six Student Executive roles: Activities Officer, Education Officer, Union Affairs Officer, […]