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Irish mothers debate best age to have a baby

Irish mothers debate best age to have a baby

  By Tamika McCrory TWO NEW mums from Ireland who have bucked the trend of delaying motherhood have spoken about the joys of having a child young.

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The Shop That Must Not Be Named

Our reporter Lina Arshad went to the Shambles in York to find investigate rumours of a magical new shop.

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Bridge re-opening helps Tadcaster heal flood memories

Bridge re-opening helps Tadcaster heal flood memories

By Jack Goodman Christmas is normally a time for celebration.  It’s a coming together of families and friends, united by the festive period.  But in December 2015, the Christmas period acted not as a coming together for the town of Tadcaster in North Yorkshire, but rather separated the town in two. What had been a normal, if slightly damp, Christmas […]

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Celebrity make up fury lifts lid on perceptions of beauty

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By Lina Arshad In a world where social media governs the public’s perceptions of what beauty looks like, it is blindly obvious that the evolution and prioritisation of makeup is on the rise. The purposes of wearing makeup differ from person to person, with some describing that they use makeup as a confidence booster where they think they would not […]

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Leeds remembers the Queen Mother 15 years after her death

Leeds remembers the Queen Mother 15 years after her death

By Kelly Woodward People of Leeds expressed their fond memories of the Queen Mother, who died 15 years ago today, aged 101. On March 30, 2002, the nation’s beloved Queen Mother was found dead at Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park. Her Majesty was Patron or President of some 350 organisations. She was Commandant-in-Chief of the Army and Air Force […]

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Hundreds of dancers to perform Fresh new routine

Hundreds of dancers to perform Fresh new routine

By Sam Brooksbank Three hundred youth dancers will be at the West Yorkshire Playhouse on Saturday. Fresh is an annual event set up by Yorkshire Dance and One Dance UK and encourages dance groups aged 11-19 from every corner of Yorkshire to apply. Yorkshire Dance is a regional dance centre for Yorkshire supporting artists and emerging artists in the region. […]

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Hello Nintendo Switch, goodbye its predecessor… Wii hardly knew U

Hello Nintendo Switch, goodbye its predecessor… Wii hardly knew U

  The Nintendo Switch gaming console was launched to much fanfare this month. But will it avoid the mistakes that marred its predecessor, the Wii U? SEAN GANNON finds out. For almost 40 years, the Nintendo Corporation has made their money from video game consoles and software. This month March saw the launch of its latest creation, the Nintendo Switch, a […]

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A step back in time: LGBT History Month celebrates 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality

A step back in time: LGBT History Month celebrates 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality

By Kelly Woodward   When I was first introduced to Ryan Thompson he looked like he could jump straight into filming Fame. He had green hair, wearing black nail polish and a sparkly jumper. If anything, I couldn’t keep my eyes off him as he was so dazzling. Ryan doesn’t and never has cared about what people think of him […]

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Business leaders scrum down for inspiration from Rugby League legend

Business leaders scrum down for inspiration from Rugby League legend

  By Zoha Shah A series of presentations were given at Leeds Trinity Business Forum event about motivation for business people. Business owners from different sectors attended the event, including representatives from solicitors, charity organisations, marketing agencies and local magazines. The first guest speaker at the event held on January 4 at Leeds Trinity University, was Jamie Peacock, with a 20 year career […]

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Positive response to Super Mario Run

Positive response to Super Mario Run

By Sean Gannon FOR THE first time in history, an official mobile game based on the world’s most famous plumber is available to the general public.

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