Former Leeds United player James Milner has been appointed the Chancellor of Leeds Children's University.
He took part in a training session and Q&A at Leeds Trinity University today.
Leeds Rhinos have announced the signing of Huddersfield Giants forward Anthony Mullally, 23, on a three year contract from the 2016 season.
Originally from Widnes, he came through the academy at his hometown club and made his debut aged 17. He moved to Brisbane Broncos. but returned to Widnes in 2012, winning promotion to the Super League. He joined Huddersfield Giants in 2013.
It is great to have agreed a three year contract with a club like the Rhinos with all the success they have had over recent years. Huddersfield have been very good to me so I wanted to make sure that I got the process finalised as quickly as possible.
We are pleased to have secured a player with the potential that Anthony has. We have seen first hand the impact he can have on a game and I am looking forward to working with him from next season.
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Outspoken Labour MP John Mann claims he could have been the Labour Party's next leader, but does not have enough support inside the party.
In the past two days the Bassetlaw MP has derided his party for its "monochrome" performance in the general election and released his own "manifesto for a brilliant Britain".
He told ITV Calendar it contains values many traditional Labour supporters would support, but he does not have enough support from party colleagues to challenge as leader:
Asked if he thought he could do the top job in the party, Mr Mann said, "Of course I could do the top job."
"Get me a group of Labour MPs signing a nomination and perhaps I'll be there. But I'm not holding my breath."
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England international, and former Leeds United midfielder, James Milner, will be back in Leeds today as he is appointed Chancellor of Leeds Children's University.
Leeds Children's University , based at Leeds Trinity University, aims to promote social mobility by providing learning experiences outside normal school hours to children aged seven to 14, and forms part of a wider, nationwide, initiative.
Milner, who currently plays for Manchester City, will hold a footballing masterclass and give advice to pupils on forging a career as an elite athlete.
A study has found that almost 300,000 children in the region are disadvantaged due to child benefits not increasing for low-income families.
Charity coalition, End Child Poverty, say one in five low-income families across the region struggle to provide their children with basics such as food and warmth.
Hundreds of female students in Leeds have been raising awareness of sexual violence by taking part in a 'reclaim the night' march.
It comes after a woman was attacked and raped in the Beeston area of the city at the beginning of March.
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