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City region delegates in fresh trade mission to China

Delegates from the Leeds City Region are to travel to China to bang the drum for the region’s business community.

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Madeleine Thomson, retail and consumer leader at PwC

A quarter of Yorkshire shoppers are concerned about Brexit, says PwC survey

More than 25 per cent of Yorkshire’s consumers are concerned about the impact of Brexit on their spending plans over the next 12 months, according to a new report from PwC.

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UPDATE: Traffic easing after crash on M1 at Wakefield

UPDATE: Traffic easing after crash on M1 at Wakefield

Traffic is now moving after an earlier accident closed two lanes on the M1 near Wakefield.

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Adam Smith.

Sky Bet is preparing to play key role in big Leeds event

Sky Betting & Gaming’s Head of Corporate Communications, Adam Smith, writes for Digital City and previews some of the company’s plans for the upcoming Leeds Digital Festival.

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Erica Lewis.

Leeds community gets better connected with help from Diva

Small businesses and farms in a rural part of north Leeds have hooked up with telecoms provider Diva Telecom to install their own private pure fibre internet connection.

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Pupils get switched-on insight into digital careers at Leeds event

Just the job – that was the verdict on an event giving girls from schools across West Yorkshire an introduction to the world of digital work.

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Kay Brown.

‘Fake news’ is driving our appetite for data, says Leeds expert

Kay Brown, PR and social manager at Leeds digital marketing agency Blueclaw, writes for Digital City about the phenomenon of ‘fake news’ and its impact on her industry.

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Drivers face double points for phone use

New legislation doubling penalties for using a mobile phone while driving is due to come into force on Wednesday.

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Bus-ted! Why can’t Leeds get to work on time?

Bus-ted! Why can’t Leeds get to work on time?

If Leeds is going to be the major European city it aspires to be then its public transport system needs to step up a gear.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Passengers cry out for Leeds bus revamp

Passengers have demanded an overhaul of Leeds’ public transport system as late and cancelled buses wreak havoc on their daily lives.

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Goegre Osborne and Michael Bloomberg say the North should draw inspiration from New York.

New York’s example can help the North become economic powerhouse

THE former mayor of New York has challenged the North’s major towns and cities to pull together to counteract London’s economic dominance.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

YEP Says: Reliable service vital for Leeds’s future success

LEEDS is a city of buses.

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PIC: Tony Johnson

‘Leeds is a premier shopping location’

Leeds has turned into a premier shopping destination thanks to the opening of Trinity Leeds and Victoria Gate and record footfall at the Merrion Centre, according to one of the North’s biggest property developers.

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STILL THE TALLEST: Leedss Bridgewater Place building.

Deal falls through at last minute for the sale of planned Leeds skyscraper site

THE sale of the site planned for the tallest building in Leeds has fallen through at the final hour.

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Rugby legend Gareth Thomas to speak at launch of DLA Piper’s LGBT networking group

RUGBY legend Gareth Thomas will be the keynote speaker at an event organised by law firm DLA Piper to mark the official launch of its global networking group for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community.

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Make-up map reveals which beauty product Leeds spends the most on

Make-up map reveals which beauty product Leeds spends the most on

A 'make-up map' of the UK has revealed which cosmetic product is the most popular in Leeds.

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Pictured: Restaurant manager Gio Conti with Martin Hicks, MD of Weetwood Hall and �2m new Mediterranean North Leeds restaurant, Convive. Image: Simon Dewhurst

New north Leeds restaurant ‘will rival anything in the city centre’

Some 25 new jobs have been created after a new Mediterranean restaurant opened in Leeds this week.

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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain.

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Tomas Pietrangeli, managing director, Arla Foods UK

Arla Foods delivers ‘strong performance’ against a backdrop of economic challenges

ARLA Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company, said it had performed strongly last year against a tough backdrop.

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