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Body of missing Leeds man Ben Clarkson found

Body of missing Leeds man Ben Clarkson found

By Russell Truran The body found in the River Foss on Friday evening is that of missing Ben Clarkson. Police searching for the missing 22 year old, who was originally from Leeds, found a man’s body on Foss Bank, near the entrance to Sainsbury’s at around 5pm on Friday. Yesterday North Yorkshire Police confirmed that it had been formally identified […]

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Illusionist Derren Brown bring Infamous show to Leeds

Illusionist Derren Brown bring Infamous show to Leeds

by Laren Wafer-Kiddle Renowned illusionist Derren Brown is returning to Leeds this week with a more personal, stripped-down show. Brown, alongside his director and friend Andy Nyman, are bringing the Derren Brown: Infamous show to Leeds Grand Theatre from 24-29 March. He told Yorkshire Voice: “We tried to come up with a sort of experience that you couldn’t get anywhere […]

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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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