- Video report by Lisa Adlam
The founder of Leeds Festival has revealed a major initiative aimed at bringing more women into the music industry.
Melvin Benn, and the festival itself, have come under fire for staging male-dominated line-ups.
But Benn is now hoping the new scheme will produce the female headline acts of the future.
Volunteers from Hull UK City of Culture 2017 have been promoting its artistic contribution to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of princesses descended on Wakefield in a bid to to smash a world record - and in support of the Forget Me Not children's hospice.Read the full story ›
The streets of Leeds came alive as tens of thousands took part in this years Pride celebrations.The event's aimed at promoting dignity and equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Chris Kiddey reports.
Thousands are expected to take part in Leeds Pride, a colourful celebration of diversity and gender variance.Read the full story ›
Melvin Benn, the organiser of Leeds and Reading festivals is one of the main speakers at 53 Degrees North conference today.Read the full story ›
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have announced two intimate gigs in Leeds next week.
The duo – who had a string of hits with The Beautiful South – will perform at the Brudenell Social Club on Tuesday.
They are among of a series of low-key gigs to celebrate their new album Crooked Calypso.
Anyone who has ever watched an international Rugby Union match involving New Zealand will know the long-held tradition of the Haka - the Maori war cry and dance performed in front of the opposition before kick off.
Now it's been given a Yorkshire twist by fans who followed the recent Lions Rugby tour to New Zealand. And a video of their special take on the Kiwi custom has now taken the internet by storm. Chris Kiddey reports.
The first female Doctor Who has been unveiled as Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker. She is also the first Time Lord to hail from Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
The One Director star has joined Sony Music label Epic Records.Read the full story ›