Leeds

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Kay Mellor obituary
Trailblazing screenwriter hailed for her many popular TV series including The Syndicate, Band of Gold and Fat Friends

Anthony Hayward

17, May, 2022 @4:13 PM

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Leeds citizens shame thieves who stole plaque to victim of police racism
Hundreds of images of the British Nigerian man who died in Leeds in 1969 are on display across the city in defiance of thieves

Robyn Vinter

08, May, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Tiny 1911 Bible rediscovered at Leeds library in lockdown
People urged to come and view 5cm Bible found during survey – but do bring a magnifying glass

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

05, May, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Dirty air affects 97% of UK homes, data shows
Slough, London and Leeds among worst locations on map showing air pollution above WHO limits

Damian Carrington Environment editor

28, Apr, 2022 @7:00 PM

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David Oluwale: blue plaque for victim of police racism stolen hours after unveiling
Theft from Leeds Bridge of memorial to British-Nigerian man who drowned in river in 1969 treated as hate crime

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

26, Apr, 2022 @2:15 PM

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How to turn a school around with love: ‘People are so very grateful that we care’
Chris Dyson, head of a highly successful Leeds primary, says you can threaten children into behaving in the short term, but change won’t last once they are outside the gate

Liz Lightfoot

16, Apr, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Jack Higgins obituary
Bestselling author who achieved huge success with his 1975 wartime thriller The Eagle Has Landed

Mike Ripley

10, Apr, 2022 @2:36 PM

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Frontera | Border – a Living Monument review – polymorphous dance enlivens cold Leeds car park
Amanda Piña’s dance inspired from the Mexican border town of Matamoros filled the perfunctory setting with pulsating beats and tinsel-clad movement

Sanjoy Roy

10, Apr, 2022 @10:39 AM

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Agnes Labor obituary
Other lives: Educationist and politician in Sierra Leone who began her teaching career in Leeds in the 1950s

Victor Labor

17, Mar, 2022 @2:52 PM

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Unsung heroine who saved refugees from Nazis honoured in Leeds
Esther Simpson saved hundreds of scholars, calling it the academic equivalent of the kindertransport

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

08, Mar, 2022 @12:01 AM

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‘It started with Polish mums’: Yorkshire comes together to help Ukraine
An appeal in Leeds for donations to help desperate Ukrainians has created a multinational army of volunteers

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

28, Feb, 2022 @6:35 PM

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Rapist caught on CCTV carrying woman through Leeds city centre jailed
Austin Osayande given life sentence for 2015 attack and also jailed for 14 years for sexual assault on second woman last year

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

23, Feb, 2022 @2:24 PM

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