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Reaction: Leeds bartenders dismayed over Stonegate furlough revelations

Image taken from Pixabay, this is not a Stonegate pub

All employees interviewed for this article wished to remain anonymous. By The Yorkshire Voice Bar staff from across Leeds have voiced their disappointment to Yorkshire Voice after revelations published by the Sun last week about one of the UK’s leading pub chains – based abroad in a tax haven – using taxpayers’ money for the furlough scheme. They showed that […]

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Yorkshire’s answer to Banksy joins forces with Essex gallery owner for limited edition art project

Horse Vaults, Pontefract

By Grace Pritchard “Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. It’s the voice of people who aren’t listened to,” said street artist Banksy in 2001. In his book Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall  Banksy encapsulates what it means to empower people through street art. Now, almost two decades on from the […]

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Italians are 60 times more likely to die of coronavirus than the Chinese: Latest data suggests.

Italians are 60 times more likely to die of coronavirus than the Chinese: Latest data suggests.

By Joe Greenough Current data on the spread of COVID-19 suggests people in Italy are 60 times more likely to die from the virus than those in its ground zero country, China. As of March 26 2020, Italy stands at over 74,000 total cases and a mortality rate of 10%, meaning 124 deaths per one million citizens. Compared with China’s […]

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