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Chief Superintendent Paul Money: Response summed up our city’s resilient spirit

As the news of the terrorist attack at Parsons Green underground station was breaking, I was on the train to London to plan for the forthcoming Leeds United and Millwall fixture.

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REVELATION: Mateusz Klich in action. PIC: Tony Johnson

My Leeds United: Whites aim to bounce back from Millwall defeat

Leeds United’s first loss of the season, viewed in the context of what is shaping up to be a momentous campaign, was less painful than might have been expected.

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Jayne Dawson: Photo albums should be a thing of the future

I suppose all lifetimes span massive changes, if you’re lucky enough to be around for any length of time.

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George and Amal Clooney. PIC: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Kelly Pegg: Hands on dads don’t have time for tiredness...

Hollywood Actor George Clooney says that he cries with tiredness at least four times a day whilst looking after his three-month-old twins.

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Comment: Praise for the people of Leeds as bomb scare causes city centre chaos

TRADERS and shoppers deserve praise for the swift evacuation of Kirkgate Market, and streets in the immediate vicinity following a security scare in the centre of Leeds.

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FLASHBACK: Denis Healey was an MP for four decades, serving East Leeds.

Richard Burgon: Denis’s wise words still stand true today

Many readers in East Leeds will have memories of Denis Healey as the Labour MP for our area from 1952 to 1992.

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19th February 2013. Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson.

Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

WITHIN the last few days, modern slavery and the trauma suffered by victims has quite rightly made headlines.

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The Leeds University Pen pal scheme at St Marks Gateway Church. PIC: Simon Hulme

Reece Parker: Students as a force for social good

The relationship between permanent members of a local community, and students who reside there only during term-time, is often frayed.

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Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary celebrates the 2016 Grand National win of Rule The World.

The Yorkshire Post says: Ryanair’s gamble – how not to run a major airline

PERHAPS Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary, Ireland’s leading racehorse owner, should be spending more time with his airline, and less with his horses, after announcing the cancellation of at least 50 flights a day – Leeds Bradford Airport flights are among those at risk – after “messing up” the planning of pilot holidays.

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Self-service Shopping - November 1972

The folly of self-service tills

Three words that wind me right up: self service tills.

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Kelly Pegg: At what age should a child be allowed a mobile phone?

Kelly Pegg: At what age should a child be allowed a mobile phone?

A friend of mine recently told me her seven-year-old daughter had asked for the new iPhone 7 this Christmas.

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LIFESTYLE: We are giving up Norwegian ways and turning Japanese instead.

Jayne Dawson: It’s a fight - foreign lifestyle mania is taking on Brexit

Seriously, I’m asking you. What’s going on? I mean with all this getting our country back.

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AWARDS: Kaiser Chiefs performed at the ARIAS 2016.

Andrew Cooper: Leeds buzz set to continue into autumn

What a fantastic summer we have seen in Leeds.

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Headingley Stadium the home of Yorkshire Cricket.

My Leeds United: In sport, home is where the heart is

I’ve been on my travels this week, and I’m away again on Monday for a few days in Dublin – but today, it’s back to Elland Road, as Leeds United hosts Burton Albion in the Championship, seeking to maintain a fantastic start to what looks like being a memorable season.

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Aisha Iqbal: Will ‘Whitehall of the North’ bring Leeds some real gains - and not just London price tags?

Welcome news this week that the Government is shifting 6,000 civil service jobs to a new city centre development, in what a being billed as the biggest ever commercial property letting deal in Leeds’s history.

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Kelly Pegg: There are times when it’s tough being a parent

Kelly Pegg: There are times when it’s tough being a parent

I love being a mum and wouldn’t change it for the world but there are tough times and I recently had one of those weeks when I felt like I just wanted to run away from everything.

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HOME DONE: We've had enough of Kirstie Allsopp's handcrafted style.

Jayne Dawson: A change is coming – we’re all a bit tired of being natural

Despite the fact that Bake Off is still alive, even if in another place, I am beginning to think we might have reached the end of our Natural is Best years.

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Come Christmas, genderless labelling will be all forgotten. But was Buster the Boxer a boy or a girl? Last year's John Lewis Christmas TV advert, which saw the company partner with the Wildlife Trust to encourage more children to discover a love of British wildlife by watching foxes and badgers bounce on a trampoline.

Stephanie Smith: John Lewis and gender bullying by pink fluffy bunnies

“Boys will be boys” was a common sentiment back in the day, usually trotted out by the sort of parents who looked on indulgently as their little lads hit stuff with sticks, or pretended to machine-gun cats.

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SPEAKERS: Leeds University students union has a policy of no-platforming.

Reece Parker: Safety should come before speakers

Student news, often contained on campus or otherwise in columns such as this, rarely breaks onto front page news.

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Neil Hudson: Uni fees should be fairer

Neil Hudson: Uni fees should be fairer

Inevitably, at this time of year, we get around to discussing the legitimacy of student university fees, which can now be up to £9,000 a year.

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