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Black Friday: What to look out for on the High Street and online

As the final countdown to Black Friday 2017 begins, Stephanie Smith goes in search of the best deals in town.

Spicy (mild) Gigantes (Greek butter beans) cooked with Cretan chilli olive oil sauce, aubergines, carrots,onions and celery.

Restaurant review: Amalthea, Adel, Leeds

Having visited dozens of restaurants over the years, the thing you end up yearning for, as a reviewer, is something unique.

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Drinking red wine makes people feel 'sexy but tired'

Drinking red wine may elicit conflicting responses of feeling both sexy and tired, a new study suggests.

Jeremy Thompson chatting with Nelson Mandela in 2007.

Jeremy Thompson - a life making headlines on the frontline of history

Jeremy Thompson has covered many of the biggest stories of our time. Chris Bond talks to him about honing his craft in Yorkshire, getting shot at and befriending Nelson Mandela.

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THE VEGAN CHEF: India Silvani-Jones hosting her own supper club.

Leeds chef launches crowdfunding bid to launch ‘The Jungle Kitchen’

A chef has launched a Crowdfunding platform to help her start up ‘The Jungle Kitchen’ - a cafe, deli and space to teach people to cook in Leeds - which will be 100 per cent vegan.

Victoria's Secret, which has a store in Tinity Leeds, is keeping its deals under wraps until Black Friday. Meanwhile, model Devon Windsor prepares backstage before this week's show in Shanghai. For bold eyeliner that stayts put, try Urban Decay's 24/7 Glide-On Pencil, which costs �15.50 (Debenhams has 10 per cent off beauty, including 16 per cent off at Urban Decay selected lines). Picture: Aurore Marechal/PA Wire

Black Friday deals on the beauty counters

The pre-Christmas bargain week is bringing brilliant beauty deals on High Street and designer brands. Stephanie Smith picks out some of the best buys.

Autograph cream blouse, �79, in June 7; M&S Collection trousers, �35, for summer.

Fashion: Marks & Spencer springs forward with a confident, wearable new look

Sensible just got seriously chic at M&S as the High Street retailer plays to its strengths for its new spring/summer ‘18 collections. Stephanie Smith reports on a new direction.


Walking: Journeying back through the ages to Yorkshire’s monastic days

This fine circuit samples both flanks of Nidderdale, starting on the western side of the valley before crossing the River Nidd to traverse the eastern slopes by way of Smelthouses and Braisty Woods.

SNOW GO: The train will leave whether it snows or not.

Days Out: The Santa Express on the North York Moors Railway

Dashing through the snow*, on a fast steam railway… this is your chance to take a magical ride with Santa and what could be more Christmassy?

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War story: Benedict Cumberbatch as Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing in the film The Imitation Game. (PA/Studio Canal).

The Leeds warship that helped break the Enigma code

It’s 75 years this week since Bletchley Park received the codebooks that helped break the Enigma code. Hugh Sebag-Montefiore looks at the role played by HMS Aubretia.

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City Buzz Big Night Out with Gusto restaurants - you would be Christmas crackers to miss this amazing reader offer

READER OFFER: City Buzz Big Night Out - Gusto Christmas meal and drink for just £25pp

Hungry for a Christmas bargain party night out?

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Schweiz. PIC: Geerk

Travel review: A natural high in Switzerland

If you need a blast of the great outdoors, head to Switzerland says Adam Jacot de Boinod, but just make sure you pack your head for heights.

BOOKED IN: Founders Cheryl Duffield, Hannah Limming and Lou Fenton.

Independent children’s bookshop proves a novel idea in Leeds

Young bookworms will be spoiled for choice now Leeds’ only independent children’s bookshop has launched in a city suburb.

Tokyo geometric printed dress, �895, from Amanda Wakeley at Harvey Nichols.

Amanda Wakeley: ‘My mission is to make every woman feel the best version of herself’

Amanda Wakeley creates designs for the world’s most stylish women, including Angelina Jolie and the Duchess of Cambridge. She talks to Stephanie Smith about seasonal muses and everyday glamour.

Inside Leeds' new children's bookshop

Inside Leeds' new children's bookshop

Young bookworms in Chapel Allerton will be spoiled for choice now that Leeds’ only independent children’s bookshop has opened in the suburb.

A cinnamon and oregano old fashioned

The perfect Christmas gift for the drink-lover in your life

The pleasure of a good drink lies beyond merely sinking it. Learn all about the history and how to create your favourite tipples at The Botanist this Christmas.

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Review: Sylva, Princes Road, Oakwood, Leeds

A few years back it was all about the cupcakes and afternoon teas served on quirky, vintage china.

Morecambe Sailing Club.

Travel: Morecambe on comeback trail to reclaim title as ‘Naples of North’

There was a time when Morecambe was known as the Naples of the North.

Asda's new pizza with a taste of the festive season about it. Picture: ASDA

Asda launch full Christmas dinner pizza with all the trimmings

There's nothing quite like a traditional Christmas dinner but if you're tempted to dodge the responsibility of cooking up a festive feast this year Asda has just announced a Christmas themed pizza that comes with all the trimmings.

The signed copy of the Harry Potter book.

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £106,250 - here’s how to tell if you have one

A signed first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has sold for a world record £106,250.

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