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Women lead the way at technology event

An ambitious cultural festival, set to literally broadcast Leeds to the rest of the world, will also be plugging into the city’s emerging technological credentials.

Photograph by Richard Walker/ www.imagenorth.net

Street food popping back to Leeds Merrion Centre

Pop-up street food stalls will be returning to the Merrion Centre after a one off event proved so popular.

GOOD TIMES: Family fun as Leeds makes the best use of the city centre with a pop-up beach.

Why Leeds makes happy cities poll

We all know it is not so grim up north and that Leeds is a lovely place to be, but a recent poll has just proved our point.

A TRIB3 gym.

Basement of listed Leeds building to become ‘boutique’ gym

A “boutique” gym is to be created in the basement of a Grade II-listed building in Leeds city centre.

PIC: Simon Hulme

Moving day looms for Leeds Jumbo Records

JUMBO Records is set to return the Merrion Centre this week after nearly 30 years at the nearby St Johns Centre.


Travel costs put brakes on careers for Leeds workers

Leeds has one of the most diverse employment economies in the UK but workers are still being hampered by over-priced and unnecessarily long commutes.

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Rottweiler cross Boris is up for adoption

Meet Boris - the puppy abandoned at a bus stop

A three-month-old puppy who was abandoned at a bus stop is looking for a new home after recovering from his ordeal.
Stewart Jefferson.

‘Dangerous’ arsonist locked up for trying to torch Leeds police car

AN arsonist who tried to set fire to a police car outside a Leeds city centre shopping centre has been locked up after being described as a danger to the public.

Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

A LEEDS nurse who helped saved lives during the 2014 Ebola crisis in West Africa has co-written a harrowing inside story of one of the modern world’s most deadly disease outbreaks.


VIDEO: What we know so far after attack at Leeds city centre bar

Detectives are investigating an early-hours assault in Leeds city centre this morning (Sunday) after two men were seriously injured.
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Bar Fibre, off Lower Briggate, Leeds city centre. Picture: Google.

Leeds city centre: Road closures and two men in hospital after bar assault

Officers are now at the scene in Leeds city centre where two men were injured in an assault this morning (Sunday).
Tapped Brew Co., Boar Lane, Leeds

Bar review: Tapped Brew Co, Leeds city centre

Tapped’s enviable plot on Boar Lane in the heart of the city blesses it with short staggering distances from Leeds Station and nearby shops. So on warm days when its big windows are thrown open – causing animated conversation from within to spill out on to the pavement – it’s hard not to feel tempted into a cheeky one while going about your day.

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Countdown on to opening of Leeds virtual reality attraction

Tick, tock, tick tock – the countdown is on to the opening of the first virtual reality attraction of its kind in the UK – right here in Leeds.

Qari Asim

Leeds Imam's plea for unity as "vile opportunists" spread anti-Muslim hatred after terror attack

A LEEDS Imam  has urged communities to unite following the London terror attack and not allow "vile opportunists"  who spread anti-Muslim hatred to win.

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UK's first virtual reality escape game is coming to Leeds.

UK's first virtual reality escape game is coming to Leeds.

Tick Tock Unlock will bring the next generation of immersive escape game technology to Trinity Leeds.

Coun Judith Bake

Terror attack: Leeds civic buildings to be lit up in Union Flag colours

LEEDS Town Hall and Leeds Civic Hall  will be lit up red, white and blue tonight as a mark of respect to those affected by the Westminster attack as civic leaders express their condolences with the people of London.
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The Union Flag flying at half mast  at Leeds Civic Hall today

West Yorkshire council leader calls for communities to be vigilant following terror attack

THE leader and chief executive of a West Yorkshire council have urged communities to be vigilant following yesterday's terror attack.

PIC: Tony Johnson

Restaurant review: Shears Yard, Leeds

There was a time when industrial-style flooring, unadorned hanging lights, and exposed brick were seen as new and exciting in the restaurant world.

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OPENING DAY: Alice Miller viewing the 'Calf Bearer'.

Sculptor’s focus on technology at Leeds’s Henry Moore Institute

a new sculpture exhibition launching at Leeds’s Henry Moore Institute today focuses on notions of technology and celebrity – and how both influence the society that creates them.


Award and £10,000 prize for Leeds debt help charity

A LEEDS-based charity which helps people who are crippled by debt to get their finances back on track has won a prestigious award and a £10,000 prize.

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