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Living it up on the Leeds waterfront

Life in one of Leeds’ upcoming districts is to be celebrated in a weekend long festival.

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A Yellow Warning for ice and wintry showers has been issued by the Met Office for Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Storm Ewan downgraded but warning still in place as temperatures are set to plummet

Warnings for snow, ice and wind across parts of the UK have been downgraded because Ireland's Storm Ewan was not as strong as expected.
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SKILLS: Apprenticeships in a range  of sectors, including office based work, are more popular.

Apprentice opportunity up for grabs in Leeds

more than 5,000 young people are expected to be vying for 100 vacancies at the city’s largest apprenticeship recruitment fair next week.

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Iconic city view will be secured with £325,000 investment

Iconic city view will be secured with £325,000 investment

Work will begin today on securing one of the most iconic and striking views in Leeds for years to come.

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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.

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Lucie Mountain

Crepes with a cocktail topping in Leeds

What do you have on yours?

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Refurb for Leeds Italian favourite

Refurb for Leeds Italian favourite

One of Leeds’ long-standing Italian restaurants is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a £250,000 refurbishment programme - the biggest in its history.

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PAY DAY DRINKS: Leeds people like to party.

Leeds and its pay day party people

Leeds party people were among the biggest spenders in the country when it came to having a night out following the first pay day of 2017.

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Tucking in at last years Leeds Indie Food Festival

A taste of what is on the menu at festival

Foodies were almost foaming at the mouth and social media nearly broke when the Leeds Indie Food Festival revealed just for starters the first wave of collaborators for this year’s event.

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NEW HERITAGE: The modern take on an old look at The Turks Head pub.

First birthday brings plan to expand Leeds city centre pub

City centre pub, The Turk’s Head pub is celebrating its first birthday and has revealed plans to expand the bar this year.

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New Exhibition Caught in the Russian Revolution at the Parkinson Building, Leeds..Curator Richard Davies looks at the Patent of Russian Nobility at the Exhibition.22nd February 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Finding gems in the Russian Revolution

An exhibition of personal and previously unseen material, set to capture interest nation-wide opens in Leeds next month.

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ON TREND: The popular cult brand, Models Own, will be adding colour to Leeds make up bags.

Models Own makes Leeds its flagship

Cult cosmetics brand, Models Own, has selected Leeds to be its biggest retail operation to date.

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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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Screen grabbed image taken from the Twitter feed of SITE Intel Group of British Islamic State fighter, named by the group as Abu Zakariya al-Britani, who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq and was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, according to reports.

Was British IS 'suicide bomber' paid £1m in compensation for Guantanamo torture?

A British Islamic State fighter who is believed to have carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, according to reports.

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A Young at Arts project

Older volunteers needed for food collaboration

Older volunteers are needed for a collaboration between an arts group and a project which helps feed people living on the breadline.

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New future for historic Leeds city centre building

A historic industrial building at the heart of Leeds is set to be given a new lease of life as a conference centre.

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Yorkshire enjoyed some mild weather at the weekend, but things will turn colder as this week progresses... with the chance of some snow on Thursday.

Yorkshire weather: Winter set to return with high winds, cold temperatures and even snow across the county

JUST when we were starting to enjoy the warmer Spring-like weather it seems that Yorkshire will once again return to the grips of Winter this week.

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EYESORE TO EMPLOYMENT? Plans to demolish this pub could lead to warehouse jobs.

Plans for derelict Leeds pub creates jobs

Up to 40 new jobs could be created under new plans to demolish a derelict Leeds pub and build a warehouse on the site.

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Write Kay Mellor

New challenges in old haunts for Kay

After 30 years in the business, with some of television’s best loved shows among her credentials and being responsible for launching the careers of James Corden and Jude Law from her Leeds living room. writer Kay Mellor is taking herself out of her comfort zone.

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The new neon sign at Headrow House

New neon lighting up Leeds

A popular night spot has updated its rooftop lifestyle messages which are literally lighting up Leeds.

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