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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, and has the fourth largest student population in the country and the country's fourth largest urban economy.

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Lewis Capaldi set for Reading and Leeds [Video]

Lewis Capaldi set for Reading and Leeds

Lewis Capaldi is set to return to Reading and Leeds festivals this August Bank Holiday.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:53Published
Britain gives "green signal" to major rail project HS2 [Video]

Britain gives "green signal" to major rail project HS2

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave the green light for a high speed rail project connecting London to northern England on Tuesday. Ciara Lee reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published
Stormzy and Rage Against The Machine to headline Reading and Leeds [Video]

Stormzy and Rage Against The Machine to headline Reading and Leeds

Stormzy and Rage Against The Machine join Liam Gallagher has the headliners for Reading and Leeds 2020.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 00:59Published
Man City-West Ham game off as Storm Ciara batters Britain [Video]

Man City-West Ham game off as Storm Ciara batters Britain

The Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham was postponed as Storm Ciara caused havoc with Sunday’s sporting programme. Football, horse racing, rugby union and rugby league fixtures..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:40Published

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