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Singer quits day job after busking video goes viral

A singer who created a viral storm when she performed with a busker while on a night out in Leeds says the impromptu duet has changed her life.

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Raj Takhar preparing to launch.

Video: Leeds shoppers slide into summer in super-sized style

Trinity Leeds is taking shoppers on a trip to the tropics with the return of their 30ft slide.

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Major Leeds Wellington Place work moves forward as car park headache continues

Major Leeds Wellington Place work moves forward as car park headache continues

Investigation works have been taking place on a Leeds city centre car park earmarked for major re-development.

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The ruins of Kirkstall Abbey were  transformed into a magical fairytale kingdom complete with fairies and goblins this weekend. SAT 18TH AUG 2017
Tinkerbell with some fairies

Leeds Kirkstall Abbey transformed into magical fairyland

An enchanted fairytale kingdom, sparkling glitter wings and pretty pink tutus - and a princess called Rap who’s too sassy to wait around for her handsome prince to come along.

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Photo essay: A showpiece building that is worthy of a great city like Leeds

It started life more than 160-years ago as the ultimate statement of civic pride.

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Tom Fitzsimons (right) who is celebrating 10 years of sobriety by running 10 marathons, raising money for St Georges Crypt. Pictured at Headingley Stadium with Dan Jowett and Cheryl Harrington.
18th August 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tom’s ten years, ten days, ten marathons

A former alcoholic is running ten marathons in as many days in a bid to raise £10,000 for a Leeds based homeless and addiction charity.

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Matthew and Lyndsay Smith with their son, George.

Birthday milestone for Leeds Children’s Hospital boy who wasn’t expected to survive

A BOY who wasn’t expected to survive beyond a few months old is set to celebrate his third birthday tomorrow thanks to doctors at Leeds Children’s Hospital.

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Food review at Pie-Eyed pop up cafe at Co-Working on Union Street.

Pie-eyed about new business plan in city

Planning applications see plenty of pie in the sky ideas but this one really is.

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Fine dining like being at HOME

Fine dining like being at HOME

A restaurant set up by the Leeds semi-finalist of last year’s Masterchef opens today.

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Caroline confident about stage debut

Caroline confident about stage debut

Caroline Flack knows a thing or two about a rocky romance.

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O2 Academy Leeds.

Five things you should know about... Leeds 02 Academy

Think you know Leeds 02 Academy?

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Fish dish at The Man Behind The Curtain.

Leeds eateries in foodies’ handbook

A Leeds restaurant has been named among the nation’s top 50, in the 2017 edition of the Good Food Guide, which is published today.

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Fish dish at The Man Behind The Curtain.

Leeds eaterie named among Good Food Guide’s top 50 restaurants of 2017

A Leeds restaurant has been named among the best in the UK.

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The car collided on Railway Street, Leeds. Picture: Google

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Leeds city centre crash

A motorcyclist remains in hospital today after being seriously injured during a crash at the weekend.

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Inspirational 69-year-old Leeds athlete competing for Team GB in Canada

Inspirational 69-year-old Leeds athlete competing for Team GB in Canada

A GRANDFATHER-OF-TEN from Leeds is set to represent Team GB at an international sporting event.

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Not fast food as Issho perfects dish

Not fast food as Issho perfects dish

An old Japanese style recipe that has been six years in the making is finally ready to come out of the kitchen.

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Ofsted raises safety concerns at Leeds nursery

Improvements have been ordered at a council-run children’s centre in Leeds where education inspectors found staff did “not understand child protection issues”.

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Shaping up with the boss of brows

Shaping up with the boss of brows

brows are back...

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STANDING OUT: The striking winning design that was submitted for the scheme.

Showing off the Leeds life and culture

The many forms of Leeds life and culture are being celebrated in a pioneering new project, which is also a nod to the city’s European Capital of Culture Bid for 2023.

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St Luke's Church, Holbeck.

Funding boost to make Leeds church a ‘community hub’

Organisers at a south Leeds church are celebrating a funding boost to help them launch a hub for the community.

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