Leeds

City in England

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Leeds is a city in the United Kingdom, located in the county of West Yorkshire in Northern England, approximately 170 miles 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 four universities, and has the fourth largest student population in the country and the country's fourth largest urban economy.

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The British government is launching a review of the proposed high-speed rail network, from London to Birmingham and to Manchester and Leeds, known as HS2, BBC..
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Ex-Yorkshire players Darren Lehmann and Danielle Hazell are to coach The Hundred's Leeds-based men's and women's teams.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

Stephen the hedgehog was inside a van, which was stolen in Leeds on Saturday morning.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

Stephen the hedgehog's owners plead with thieves for his safe return after a van he was inside is taken.
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 days ago

Karar Ali Karar stabbed Jodi Miller so hard the kitchen knife snapped in three places.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Hundreds of Asda workers are marching in Leeds city centre against the details in a new staff contract.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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