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Interview with writer and musician Chris Wade Special

The versatile, creative and very sharp mind behind a number of interesting projects chats to Digital Journal about his music, his writing and working with the late, great Rik Mayall.

Cellino bid for Leeds United blocked by Football League

London - Italian businessman Massimo Cellino has been barred from taking over fallen giants Leeds United, the English Football League announced Monday.The League said Cellino's recent conviction for a tax offence in an Italian court was a "disqualifying conditi...

McDermott won't quit as Leeds manager

London - Brian McDermott insisted on Monday he wanted to carry on as Leeds United manager after an extraordinary weekend where he appeared to be 'sacked' by the English Championship club.

EDL protest against proposed mosque for Moortown in Leeds

Leeds - A rally by the English Defence League protested against the proposed development of yet another mosque, this time in Moortown, Leeds.

Album Review: Sulk - 'Graceless'

Sweet, hazy nostalgia; leaving the present for a perfect past. Everyone yearns for it, and brooding Leeds five-piece Sulk evoke memories of the 90s, with their début album 'Graceless'...

American footballer Robbie Rogers 'comes out'

Soccer, the so called "beautiful game". A macho game played by alpha males. There are some women's teams but male soccer dominates the scene. This week US soccer player Robbie Rogers took the brave step of "coming out".

Cycling: Tour de France 2014 — Three stages in UK unveiled

Following the December announcement that the 2014 Tour de France would start in Yorkshire, UK, the Tour de France organisers have now revealed a number of British stages in the 2014 Tour de France schedule.

2014 Tour de France will start in Yorkshire, UK

Leeds - The organisers of the annual Tour de France cycle race have announced that the 2014 Tour de France, the 101st in the series, will start in the county of Yorkshire in the north of England.

Leeds set to get official gay quarter

Leeds - The City Council is to consider well advanced plans to create an official gay quarter in Leeds city centre. The move follows years of campaigning and detailed council planning.

Review: 'Pulled Apart By Horses' Unleash Emphatic Second Album

Since bursting onto the scene in 2007 with their very unique blend of hammering, emphatic alternative rock, Leeds four-piece Pulled Apart by Horses have taken the UK music scene by storm.

Small dogs are big heroes to injured woman

Leeds - A woman in the UK considers her two 18-month-old Lhasa Apsos to be heroes after they summoned help while she lay unconscious.

U-boat patrolling Leeds-Liverpool canal

Could it be that, after 70 long years, the fearsome submarine, famed for its merchant shipping attacks during World War Two, has finally penetrated the British defenses and set about causing destruction within our inner waterways?

UK Rugby: Leeds keep Super League challenge

Leeds - Leeds kept the defence of their Super League title on a high last night after defeating Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at Hedingley.

UK Rugby League: Leeds get back to winning ways

Leeds - The Leeds Rhinos got back to winning ways in the Super League last weekend beating the Harlequins RL 62-4 at Hedingley Stadium.

Male Nurse Found Guilty Of Killing 4 Elderly Patients Under His Care

Colin Norris, a male nurse has been found guilty on the charges of murdering the elderly patients that were in his care at two hospitals in Leeds, England. The two hospitals are Leeds General Infirmary and Saint James Hospital.

Biodiesel's Production Process Delivers Discovery Of Hydrogen Gas As By-Product

Biodiesel is a renewable energy, alternative to rapidly depleting fossil fuels. Its main drawback is the production of low value crude glycerol, which potentially threatens the environment. But researchers say they've found the perfect solution to this.

Beetle Inspires New Generation Technology

A small beetle is leading the way in the development of new applications for needle-free injections, fire extinguishers and powerful fuel-injection systems, according to Leeds University researchers.

Cannabis farm caused road collapse

Part of a road collapses after two people are discovered to have been growing many cannabis plants under it.

Disappointed Rock Fans Receive No Tickets

Tragedy for music fans again when thousands have been told that their tickets to the Leeds and Reading festivals have been cancelled.
 

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