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Founder of Leeds Festival involved in push to bring more women into music industry

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.



Eeh bah gum ..... its the Yorkshire Haka

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.

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