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Calder Primary School students get creative and win short story writing competition

Calderdale Council’s Short Writing Competition

By Jazmine Ella Blackah    Two students from Calder Primary School in Mytholmroyd won a short story writing competition, organised by Calderdale Council and based on BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words contest. Edith Davies, 11, won in the 10 to 13-year-old category with her story about a group of best friends who found all their belongings had gone missing. Sidney Dodds, nine, won in […]

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Donald Trump travel ban sparks second protest in Leeds

Donald Trump travel ban sparks second protest in Leeds

  By Charlotte Lascelles ALMOST 200 protesters marched through Leeds city centre in response to US President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

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Hundreds take to the streets in Leeds at anti-Trump protest

Trumps travel ban, which is being called #MuslimBan on social media, targets 7 predominantly Muslim countries: Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. 
The ban forbids non U.S. citizens from entering the U.S. from the selected countries, as well as temporarily suspending all American refugee programmes for 120 days and completely stopping U.S. intake Syrian refugees. 
President Trump issued the executive order on Friday, on grounds that the banning of people from countries associated with terrorism would protect American citizens.
The ban was met with outcry by Democrats in America, with other left-wing political parties around the world, such as the UK Labour Party decrying the ban as being discriminatory and racist in nature.

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Leeds city centre to protest against American President Donald Trump banning citizens of several predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US on Monday January 30. The march was hosted by Leeds Stand Up to Racism and supported by other groups such as the Leeds Socialist Party. The protest began in Dortmund Square, going through Briggate, finishing […]

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LGBT groups pledge to continue fight against discrimination after Trump victory

LGBT groups pledge to continue fight against discrimination after Trump victory

By Charlotte Lascelles DEEP CONCERN has been expressed for members of the LGBTQ community in the US after a surge in phone calls to suicide hotlines following Donald Trump’s election victory.

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UK-based Americans worried about Trump presidency

UK-based Americans worried about Trump presidency

By Lauren Entwistle AN AMERICAN student living in Leeds is fearful to go home after seeing the effects of Donald Trump getting voted into the White House.

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