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Police confirm 19 dead in ‘suspected terror attack’ outside Manchester Arena after Ariana Grande concert

Nineteen people have died after a blast tore through a pop concert at Manchester Arena in a suspected terror attack, police have said.

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TRANSFORMATION: The Holbeck Urban Village site.

Re-branding of Leeds suburb marches on

The regeneration of a city suburb marches on with more plans for the transformation of Holbeck being revealed.

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Leeds is top spot for university graduates

For the city’s thousands of students, the next few weeks will be all about exams and the rush to hand in final year dissertations and course work.

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Chinese restaurant adds Yorkshire spice to Leeds menu

Chinese restaurant adds Yorkshire spice to Leeds menu

Contemporary Chinese restaurant Tattu, has announced it will open its Leeds restaurant next month – with some very traditionally Yorkshire additions to the menu.

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TOP OF THE SHOPS: Victoria Gate marks six months of trading.

Leeds Victoria Gate hits six month mark

more than four million people have passed through the doors of Leeds’s newest shopping development – which has also been named the best in the world.

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Green-light for ‘sky park’ and bars plan for historic Leeds viaduct

Green-light for ‘sky park’ and bars plan for historic Leeds viaduct

An ambitious plan to turn a disused Leeds viaduct into a vibrant ‘high-line’ park with bars and restaurants in its arches has been given glowing approval by a decision-making panel.

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American bar game craze here in Leeds

American bar game craze here in Leeds

The biggest craze in bar games is coming to Leeds and literally in a huge way.

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Lobster with your Bloody Mary sir?

Lobster with your Bloody Mary sir?

Most of us are partial to a cocktail and nibbles every now and then - but what if they were literally combined together?

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Seeing history in a new light

Seeing history in a new light

See history in a new light, quite literally, tonight as two Leeds museums open up after hours as part of a national festival.

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HEADLINE ACT: Zeitgeist Zero rock Wharf Chambers last year.

Leeds going back to black for Goth festival

Leeds is set to go back to black with a series of events to celebrate the city’s emerging Goth culture.

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Tempting Thai treats at Trinity Centre

Tempting Thai treats at Trinity Centre

Four new street food vendors have popped up at Trinity Kitchen, bringing a taste of the Caribbean, the USA and the Orient to city shoppers.

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TAN-TASTIC: One of the top beauty treatments sought in Leeds.

Leeds likes to look good, survey finds

People in Leeds like to look good and in fact new figures reveal just how much we spend on trying to flash the perfect smile, get a gym-honed figure or have salon style hair.

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EATERIE: Victoria Gate shopping development in Leeds is to welcome Issho, a Japanese rootop restaurant.

Leeds city centre rooftop restaurant to open up

Issho, a new Japanese rooftop restaurant, will open in ​the £165m Victoria Gate development in ​Leeds on June 2​1​.​

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Campaigners warn mental health is a ‘Cinderella story’

Campaigners warn mental health is a ‘Cinderella story’

A critical picture of mental health provision is emerging across Yorkshire as campaigners warn of unacceptable waiting lists, a postcode lottery for care, and a crisis service not robust enough to cope with growing demand.

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Laura MacLeod. PIC: Simon Hulme

The Leeds woman who’s cooking up a storm in a man’s world

A flippant comment while watching a dish being prepared led to Laura MacLeod’s rise from being a waitress to an award-winning head chef and businesswoman.

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Kitchen serves up best of British

Kitchen serves up best of British

Donuts, Fish suppers, chicken in a basket , steak pie and a shandy.

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OLD SKOOL: Pop down memory lane with a nineties playlist.

Popworld: Re-live the nineties pop takeover in Leeds

A new nightclub is set to spice up your Saturday night.

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COMMUNITY: A good old-fashioned street party celebration.

Leeds food festival leaves a sweet taste for permanent events

The third Leeds Independent Food Festival, which starts today, is hoping to leave a lasting taste in the mouth for food fans.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Leeds Trinity’s new venture not so secret

Leeds Trinity’s new venture not so secret

The food and drink offering at The Trinity Centre is literally about to go to the next level with the launch of a new rooftop bar and restaurant.

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