And the winner is La La... no, it's Moonlight: Oscars Chaos as wrong film is announced as Best Picture

There was confusion and controversy at the Oscars as Moonlight won the best picture prize after La La Land was mistakenly announced as the winner.

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By Julie Gulliver.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 27 February

Roundhay Park, by Julie Gulliver.

PIC: Bruce Rollinson

How Stean Gorge - just go with the flow

If anyone ever tells you there isn’t an art to photography just show them this beguiling picture of How Stean Gorge, in Nidderdale.

Mahershala Ali with the award for Best Supporting Actor, Emma Stone with the award for Best Actress, Viola Davis with the award for Best Supporting Actress and Casey Affleck with the award for Best Actor in the press room at the 89th Academy Awards.

Oscars winners: Did your favourite movie pick up an award?

Moonlight beat La La Land to claim the coveted best picture Oscar, following a mix-up which saw Damien Chazelle's musical erroneously announced as the winner.

Jumbo Records in the St John's Centre, Leeds, is to move to the Merrion Centre. Shop manager Adam Gillison is pictured with new Rolling Stones album  at the store...24th February 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Jumbo Records on move to bigger Leeds shop as vinyl revival spins on

JUMBO Records in Leeds city centre is set for a return the Merrion Centre after nearly 30 years at the nearby St Johns Centre as the continuing vinyl revival means they need a bigger shop.

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Creative director Bryony Bond. PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds Tetley Brewery HQ thriving in modern art

A teenage girl sits alone reading out loud at a metal table and chair in an otherwise empty drawing room that is wood panelled from floor to ceiling.

By Gordon Hope.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 25 February

Crocus blooms at Kirkstall Abbey, by Gordon Hope.

Kimono sleeve dress, ?215, from Vera Mont.

How to be this year’s best dressed guest

If you have a wedding or special celebration to attend this year, Stephanie Smith has a guide to getting it right in statement style, with eight fashion facts you need to know.

Eminem returning to headline Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017

Rap legend Eminem, Blossoms and The Sherlocks to play Leeds and Reading Festival 2017

Rap legend Eminem is to return and will join previously announced Muse and Kasabian to headline this summer's Leeds and Reading Festivals 2017, it was announced today.
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By Steven Sutcliffe.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 24 February

Leeds and Liverpool Canal at Rodley, by Steven Sutcliffe.


YEP Says: Why this Leeds theatre ticket levy is such a major own goal

COMING JUST a day after the launch of the Leeds Capital of Culture campaign, it is revealed that a theatre in the city is charging 40 per cent more for tickets because of booking fees and a restoration levy.

Eminem performs at 2013s Leeds Festival.

Guess who’s back! Leeds Festival date for rap star Eminem

Rap star Eminem clearly likes rhyming in the West Riding – he’s on his way back to Leeds Festival as one of its 2017 headliners.

Birmingham Stage Company presents Gangsta Granny by David Walliams, which will be on stage in Leeds in May. Pic: Mark Douet

Gangsta Granny stage company pulls shows at Leeds theatre in booking fees row

A leading touring stage company is to stop performing at a Leeds theatre in protest at “ludicrous” booking fees levied on its tickets for school children.

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Ferocious Dog

Music interview: Ken Bonsall on the rise of folk rock band Ferocious Dog

Former miner Ken Bonsall’s band Ferocious Dog play a special concert in Wakefield next month. Duncan Seaman reports.

Charlie Simpson of Busted at O2 Academy Leeds. Picture: Sarah Smith

Gig review: Busted at O2 Academy Leeds

Pop rock band Busted recently played at the O2 Academy in the heart of Leeds and it was everything and more that the fans expected from the band who reunited last year, after almost 12 years off the radar.


Gig to help homeless people

a gig will launch the northern branch of a charity helping homeless people and boost its funds.

Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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Kings of Leon at First Direct Arena. Picture: Sarah Smith

Gig review: Kings of Leon at First Direct Arena, Leeds

“Thank you very much, we’re Kings Of Leon,” says Caleb Followill, five songs into a fine performance and their first in Leeds since a headline performance at Leeds Festival back in 2009.

Brooders. Picture: Martin Crandon

Gig preview: Brooders at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

“We formed just out of me and Liam [Naylor], a guitar/drums sort of thing. We had the worst equipment in the world and the worst ambitions in the world,” says Adam Bairstow, explaining the early days of the Leeds-based psychedelic grunge band Brooders.

By Barbara Barrett.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 23 February

Apperley Bridge Locks, by Barbara Barrett.

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