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“Human intervention only explanation” for missing Malaysian flight MH370 says Leeds aviation expert

“Human intervention only explanation” for missing Malaysian flight MH370 says Leeds aviation expert

By Liam Smedley A Leeds aviation expert today said deliberate human intervention is the only explanation for the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

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Leeds short film about sex, power, greed and death accepted for Cannes Film Festival 2014

Leeds short film about sex, power, greed and death accepted for Cannes Film Festival 2014

A Leeds production company and acting academy has had a short film accepted into the 67th Cannes Film Festival. VIII, made by Rossi Pictures Ltd, has been selected for the prestigious Short Film Corner where it will be viewed by some of the most influential people in the industry, including Cannes’ representatives and investors.

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Leeds-Bradford Airport flying high after this year’s budget

A West Yorkshire airport is flying high as it is set to benefit from this year’s budget announcement. Leeds-Bradford Airport, among other regional airports around the country, will be given more money after a £20m Regional Air Connectivity Fund was announced by the Chancellor in yesterday’s budget. The fund will ensure that long-haul flights carry the same tax as a […]

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Mobile network EE criticised over coverage blackout in Leeds

Mobile network EE criticised over coverage blackout in Leeds

By Joseph Keith Mobile network giant EE has blamed “gremlins in the system” for a coverage blackout which left customers in Leeds without a signal for up to thirteen hours. Customers were unable to make or receive calls and texts from 7pm last night with many phones out of service for at least a four hour period. The blackout affected […]

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St James’s cements its place at forefront of British cancer treatment

Versa HD Machine

By Jamie Smith A revolutionary cancer treatment is being showcased in Leeds today after a successful six month trial at St James’s University Hospital. Versa HD fine tunes the treatment of lung cancer while reducing treatment time by 42 per cent and increasing the number of patients who can be helped at St James’s. A roadshow being held in Leeds […]

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Leeds nurse’s ginger treats to be stocked in Waitrose after ITV competition win

Leeds nurse’s ginger treats to be stocked in Waitrose after ITV competition win

By Claire Schofield A baking enthusiast from Leeds has scored a sweet victory after being crowned the winner of a national baking competition. Anne Aitkin, 51, a nurse at the Street Lane Practice in Roundhay, won Lorraine’s Taste Off baking competition, part of the Lorraine programme on ITV, earlier this week for her ginger and orange cherubs recipe.

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11,000 darts fans head to Leeds for first ever Premier League match

11,000 darts fans head to Leeds for first ever Premier League match

by Gayathri Kanagasundaram Premier League Darts will be making its Leeds debut at the First Direct Arena tonight.             Arena press officer Rebecca Armstrong said: “Hosting the event is absolutely brilliant and a great honour.” The game, expected to attract 11,000 fans, will feature defending champion Michael van Derwen, who will being playing against Scotsman […]

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Yorkshire Ambulance workers to strike tomorrow

Yorkshire Ambulance workers to strike tomorrow

  By Russell Truran The public have been urged to use 999 wisely during ambulance workers’ strike action tomorrow. Members of the Unite union who work at the Yorkshire Ambulance Trust will strike for five hours tomorrow in a row over long shifts and working hours. The strike will take place between 3pm and 8pm and preceeds three more days […]

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Sale of Leeds’ iconic Yorkshire Post Newspapers building finalised

Sale of Leeds’ iconic Yorkshire Post Newspapers building finalised

By Anders Anglesey The sale of one of Leeds’ best known landmarks has been finalised. The disused building known as “The Bunker” – home to the Yorkshire Post and The Yorkshire Evening Post for 40 years – will be demolished in the summer. The Wellington Street site, which was opened by Prince Charles in 1970, has been sold to an […]

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Leeds United demand decision from Football League

Leeds United demand decision from Football League

By Mark Kielesz-Levine The lawyers of the current owners of Leeds United have written to the Football League to demand an answer regarding the Cellino takeover bid by the end of today. The club believes that the delay from the Football League is stopping the club’s ability to progess. Gulf Finance House’s lawyers have also stated that the Football League’s […]

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