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Aisha Iqbal

Opinion: Where did it go wrong for Theresa May in Leeds?

Leeds was always going to be a hard nut to crack for the Conservatives if they had pretensions to doing anything other than hanging on to their seats.

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A vigil in memory of Michelle Kiss, who was killed in Monday's terror attack in Manchester. PHOTO: Kelvin Stuttard

Aisha Iqbal: Suffer all our children to be free of fear

I had an oddly emotional moment earlier in the week. I was on my way home, passing through Horsforth, and I stopped at a zebra crossing to let a little girl with a bike pass, as did another car on the opposite side of the road.

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College masterplan for flagship Leeds city centre site scaled down and delayed after going over budget

College masterplan for flagship Leeds city centre site scaled down and delayed after going over budget

Plans for a brand new college campus on a flagship city centre regeneration site in Leeds have been forced back to the drawing board after the construction costs went over budget.

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PRESS PACK: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, surrounded by photographers on the campaign trail in Pudsey.

Aisha Iqbal: When did simple reporters like me go from eyes and ears to public enemy?

Most of the time, I absolutely love my job as a regional political reporter, and I couldn’t imagine ever doing anything else. But this week, I had one of those rare moments of doubt.

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