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Leeds: City in West Yorkshire, England
Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire in Northern England, approximately 170 miles (270 km) north of central London. Leeds has one of the most diverse economies of all the UK's main employment centres and has seen the fastest rate of private-sector jobs growth of any UK city. It also has the highest ratio of private to public sector jobs of all the UK's Core Cities, with 77% of its workforce working in the private sector. Leeds has the third-largest jobs total by local authority area, with 480,000 in employment and self-employment at the beginning of 2015. Leeds is ranked as a High Sufficiency level city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Urban Area. Leeds is served by five universities, it has the UK's fourth largest student population and the country's fourth largest urban economy.

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Tattoo parlours reopen in England [Video]

Tattoo parlours reopen in England

Tattoo parlours are among the latest set of venues that have been allowed to reopen in England.Nico Pantu, of Grimm Tattoo Studio in Leeds, said he was "shouting and screaming" with excitement when he..

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Football great Jack Charlton dies aged 85 [Video]

Football great Jack Charlton dies aged 85

Jack Charlton, the former Leeds and England defender who won a World Cup winner’s medal in 1966, has died of lymphoma aged 85.Charlton, diagnosed with lymphoma in the last year, had also been..

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Black Voices Matter hold large Leeds rally [Video]

Black Voices Matter hold large Leeds rally

More than a thousand protesters have gathered in Leeds for a anti-racism rally. The peaceful protest was organised by Black Voices Matter - with support from Black Lives Matter Leeds following the..

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Black Lives Matter rallies staged in London and Leeds [Video]

Black Lives Matter rallies staged in London and Leeds

Black Lives Matter demonstrators gathered in London and the northern city of Leeds for peaceful protests on Sunday (June 14).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published
Black lives matter rallies staged in London and Leeds [Video]

Black lives matter rallies staged in London and Leeds

Black Lives Matter demonstrators gathered in London and the northern city of Leeds for peaceful protests on Sunday (June 14).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published
Leeds primary school gets ready for return of pupils [Video]

Leeds primary school gets ready for return of pupils

A primary school in Leeds prepares for the return of pupils on June 1. Staff have redrawn fire drill placing to adhere to social distancing measures, as well as separated desks and stationary in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:08Published
Covid-19 victim: Dominic Cummings' actions show a complete lack of respect for us all [Video]

Covid-19 victim: Dominic Cummings' actions show a complete lack of respect for us all

Interview with Kathryn De Prudhoe, from Leeds, who lost her father Tony Clay to Covid-19 on Dominic Cummings breaking lockdown rules. She talks about the loss of her father, being unable to properly..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:12Published

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