Campaigning Leeds parents welcome extra school places but warn of future problems

CAMPAIGNERS say the extra 60 places announced at two North Leeds primary schools last week are in the right place and will help to tackle this year’s shortage. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Campaigning Leeds parents welcome extra school places but warn of future problems

CAMPAIGNERS say the extra 60 places announced at two North Leeds primary schools last week are in the right place and will help to tackle this year’s shortage. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Evening Post LATEST       

Minister’s pay to be frozen until 2020

Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay as David Cameron insists that “we will all play our part” in balancing the books. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Sun shines on indie food festival’s Leeds Feast closing party

Hundreds of food lovers have enjoyed their last taste of the first ever Leeds Indie Food Festival. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Evening Post LATEST       

Eleven apply for every apprentice vacancy

The apprenticeship system is “struggling” to cope with demand as figures suggest there were around 11 applicants for every vacancy, according to a new report. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Labour Uturn sees party back referendum on EU membership

Labour has performed a dramatic U-turn on its opposition to an in/out referendum on EU membership, the party’s acting leader has said, warning that the UK would just be a “small country” outside the EU. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Sweden triumphs at Eurovision

Sweden has been crowned the winner of the 60th Eurovision Song Contest for Mans Zelmerlow’s performance of Heroes. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Conviction rate for internet trolls sky rockets

Convictions for crimes under a law used to prosecute internet “trolls” have increased eight-fold in a decade, official figures reveal. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Hunt for tattooed man after family found dead

Police are hunting for a man with a distinctive spider tattoo after a man, woman and young girl were found dead. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS       

Former Leeds star Rio Ferdinand ‘overwhelmed’ by goodwill after death of wife

Rio Ferdinand has described being “overwhelmed” by the support he received from football fans after his wife died. …read more Source:: Yorkshire Post NEWS