Post Tagged with: “UK”

Hundreds gather in Leeds for protest calling for end to Brexit

Hundreds gather in Leeds for protest calling for end to Brexit

By Paweł Kuziemski Hundreds of people marched in Leeds on February 14 calling for an end to Brexit. The protest was organised by Leeds for Europe. Protesters wanted the government to overturn Brexit and put it to another referendum. Richard Wilson, chairman of Leeds for Europe, said: “We want to create a positive vision of Britain without Brexit, so we […]

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Special Christmas tree of wishes in Leeds could help boost bee population

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A DISPLAY of Christmas wishes in a Leeds shopping centre could end up helping the struggling bee population.

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Warning that flu virus could be be one of worst this decade

Warning that flu virus could be be one of worst this decade

By Georgi Cox DOCTORS have said that this year’s winter flu virus could be “one of the worst of the decade” after Australia’s recent epidemic.

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Suicide survivor backs Movember campaign to get men talking about mental health

Suicide survivor backs Movember campaign to get men talking about mental health

  By Maisie Clancy AN ACCOUNTANT who attempted suicide is backing the Movember campaign to raise awareness of men’s mental health issues.

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Leeds WinterFest returns for World Vegan Month

Leeds WinterFest invites visitors to sample a wide variety of ethical produce

By Polly Robinson ONE OF the UK’s biggest vegan festivals returns to Leeds this weekend. Leeds WinterFest takes place on November 26 in Leeds Town Hall and will celebrate all aspects of vegan life alongside World Vegan Month.

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Ivory seizures hit record level as UK prepares to strengthen trade laws to help dwindling elephant population

Ivory seizures hit record level as UK prepares to strengthen trade laws to help dwindling elephant population

By Polly Robinson A RECORD 40 tonnes of trafficked ivory was recovered last year, according to a new report released as the UK prepares to introduce tougher rules to protect elephants.

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Survey shows 53 per cent of women experience sexual harassment in workplace – but many more may be suffering in silence

Survey shows 53 per cent of women experience sexual harassment in workplace – but many more may be suffering in silence

By Tamika McCrory SEXUAL HARRASSMENT victims believe that new figures released about abuse in places of work and study are just the tip of the iceberg.

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Reti or not? Chesstival is returning to Bradford

Reti or not? Chesstival is returning to Bradford

Chess enthusiasts from Bradford and beyond will take part in a daylong celebration of the popular board game in the city centre tomorrow. Players will find a wide range of activities and challenges available throughout the day ranging from giant chess set matches, coaching sessions and rapid chess matches against grand wizards.

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Vandals trash Bradford community centre

Vandals trash Bradford community centre

Yobs trashed a community centre  last weekend in what has been described as a ‘deliberate act of vandalism.’ The discovery was made by a volunteer at the Pakistan and Worldwide Link Community Centre and found that Vandals had broken into the building, wreaking havoc on everything in sight.

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Pensioner threatened and car jacked in Bradford

Pensioner threatened and car jacked in Bradford

A 68-year-old pensioner was threatened and forced out of his car by two men on Rooley Avenue, at 10.40am, yesterday morning. The pair, dressed in dark clothing, approached the pensioner’s Red Ford Focus before they threatened and forced him out of his car then drove towards Staygate Roundabout. The man was shocked, but was not harmed during the incident. Detective […]

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