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‘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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Cyber crime

Hacking costs city businesses £57m in a year

CYBER criminals cost Leeds businesses £57m last year, the highest figure outside of London, a report claims.

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Coun Susan Hinchliffe

Council leaders from Leeds and Bradford will make passionate plea for extra transport investment

THE leaders of two Yorkshire councils will make impassioned pleas for transport improvements across the region at a major public debate.

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A1(M) closed after dramatic vehicle fire

A1(M) closed after dramatic vehicle fire

The A1(M) is closed in both directions near Leeds after a vehicle caught fire.

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A third of the UK's family firms fear the impact of Brexit, according to PwC

A third of UK’s family firms fear impact of Brexit, says PwC survey

MORE than a third of the UK’s family businesses are concerned about the potential impact of Brexit, according to new research from PwC.

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Hume House in Leeds

Skyscraper plans fall through after buyer is unable to complete property deal

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

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Stylish: Victoria Beckham

A touch of spice for make-up brand

Modern style icon Victoria Beckham has brought her make up collaboration with classic brand Estee Lauder to Leeds.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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File photo of a branch of HSBC in London, as the bank announced that profits have slumped by 82% after a year of "unexpected economic and political events". PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday February 21, 2017. The London-based bank, which is Europe's largest, said on Tuesday that net profit for 2016 slipped to �2 billion from �10.8 billion the year before. Photo: Charlotte Ball/PA Wire

HSBC sees 82 per cent profits slump after ‘unexpected’ world events

HSBC has announced that profits have slumped by 82 per cent after a year of “unexpected economic and political events”.

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Next is creating a huge store at the White Rose Centre.

Retail boost for shopping centre as new store fills gap left by BHS

Retail giant Next is doubling the size of one of its Leeds stores in a multi-million pound investment as the city cements its position as a shopper’s paradise.

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Former miner Eddie Downes from Lofthouse, who has written a 600-word history of mining in Yorkshire. Pictured at the Lofhouse Colliery memorial.
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Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

A Mine of History: Former miner Eddie Downes writes first comprehensive history of nationalised Yorkshire mines

Former miner Eddie Downes has written the first comprehensive history of the nationalised Yorkshire collieries. He talks to Neil Hudson

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A car exhaust as fears grow about pollution levels.

Andrew Vine: 50,000 deaths a year demand an end to pollution

IT MIGHT be the death toll from a famine or a civil war – 50,000 lives lost needlessly every year.

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Latest mobile speed camera locations for Leeds

Latest mobile speed camera locations around Leeds.

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