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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. It 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. The city is served by five universities, has the UK's fourth-largest student population and the country's fourth-largest urban economy.

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Leeds: 2020/21 season in preview [Video]

Leeds: 2020/21 season in preview

A look ahead to Leeds' first season back in the top flight, as MarceloBielsa's men prepare for their return to the Premier League.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

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Leeds come out on top in an seven-goal thriller against Fulham in their first Premier League home game for 16 years.
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Hull beat Leeds 9-8 on penalties to cause EFL Cup surprise

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Salah scores hat-trick as Liverpool beat Leeds in thriller

Mohamed Salah completed his hat-trick with a late penalty as Premier League champions Liverpool just about saw off Leeds on their long-awaited return.
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Leeds DWP office failed to enforce social distancing

A Health and Safety Executive inspection found staff congregating around a desk at the Leeds office.
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Job interviews for man who gave out CV at station

Trevor Walford, 63, held up a sign in Leeds asking for work after losing his job amid the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: House party concerns amid rise in cases

Last weekend seven £10,000 fines were handed out to the organisers of illegal raves in Leeds.
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How Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips earned his England call-up

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Coronavirus: Leeds expected to become 'area of concern'

The city is expected to appear on the government's coronavirus watch list as cases continue to rise.
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Man wakes up to find 4ft-snake slithering on bedside table in Leeds

Serpent was inches from pillow: 'Not what anyone expects,' says RSPCA inspector called out to help
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'Bullying' of Leeds young gymnast had lasting impact

The then eight-year-old's mother says his treatment caused low self esteem and a lack of confidence.
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Armley murder: Victim was 'assaulted by gang of youths'

The victim, in his 40s, died at a house in Leeds in the early hours of Thursday morning, police say.
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Premier League 2020-21 fixtures announced: Liverpool to face Leeds in opening games

Champions Liverpool will face promoted Leeds in the standout game of the 2020-21 Premier League season's opening weekend.
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Super League: Wigan beat Leeds to go top of Super League

Liam Farrell scores his 100th club try to help Wigan Warriors move to the top of Super League with victory over Leeds Rhinos.
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Arsenal to sell Lacazette to Atletico Madrid - Sunday's gossip

Arsenal to sell Lacazette to Atletico Madrid, Brighton reject Leeds bid for White, with Chelsea and Liverpool also keen, plus more.
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New measures after rise in Leeds virus cases

Cases in Leeds have more than tripled in a week, leading to mobile testing units being brought in.
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Five arrested over Rotherham child sexual exploitation

Four of the five men live in Rotherham, while the fifth lives in Leeds.
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Leeds Nationwide held up by robber in a face mask

The man showed a note demanding money to cashiers at Nationwide on Albion Street, Leeds city centre.
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Super League: Huddersfield Giants 26-27 Leeds Rhinos

Luke Gale's golden-point drop-goal completes a remarkable 26-27 comeback win for Leeds over Huddersfield in Super League.
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Leeds police officers injured as fans leave piles of rubbish

Thousands of fans gathered in Leeds to celebrate their club's promotion to the Premier League.
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Brentford miss chance to go second as Leeds confirmed as champions

Brentford miss the chance to put Championship promotion in their own hands by falling to defeat at Stoke City.
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Ten moments that mattered as Bielsa led Leeds to promotion

Following Leeds United's promotion to the Premier League, here are 10 moments that made the difference under Marcelo Bielsa.
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Leeds fans gather at Elland Road to celebrate promotion

Jubilant Leeds fans ignored warnings to stay at home and instead gathered outside Elland Road.
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Leeds win to move a point from promotion to Premier League

Leeds edge out bottom-of-the-table Barnsley at Elland Road to move a point from promotion to the Premier League.
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West Bromwich Albion 4-2 Hull City: Baggies win to cut gap to leaders Leeds

West Brom keep up the pressure on Leeds at the top of the Championship by beating relegation-threatened Hull in a six-goal thriller.
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West Brom beat Sheff Wed to close gap to Leeds

West Bromwich Albion move a point behind Championship leaders Leeds United after a comfortable win at Sheffield Wednesday.
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Championship: What happened on Saturday as Leeds march on and Neil Warnock makes a winning start at Middlesbrough

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Huge, jagged hailstones lash northern England as thunderstorms sweep the country

Images show people in Leeds and Sheffield holding large clumps of icy debris
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UK weather: Hailstones fall on Leeds and Sheffield

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Leeds remove Bin Laden photo from seat at Elland Road

Leeds say there will be no more "offensive images" after a photo of Osama Bin Laden is removed from Elland Road.
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Leeds Black Lives Matter protest calls for end to 'systemic racism'

The latest Black Lives Matter rally in Leeds is taking part on Woodhouse Moor in Hyde Park.
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All libraries, museums and galleries in Leeds at risk of closure as local councils count cost of coronavirus

Council bosses in Leeds say, without more money from government, 'we would have to take very Draconian measures'
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Two swans were killed in marshland in what police called an "appallingly cruel" attack.
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Thousands rally in Leeds to support Black Lives Matter protest

People taking part in the "peaceful" protest in Leeds say they "will no longer be silenced from fear".
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Cancer patient Oliver Stephenson and his dad James are reunited with their family after six weeks.
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Scott Westlake has been handing presents to key workers across Meanwood in Leeds.
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A city council plans to widen some streets and cycle routes for post-lockdown social distancing.
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Trevor Cherry: England & Leeds defender dies, aged 72

Ex-England international defender Trevor Cherry dies aged 72, his former club Leeds United confirm.
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Norman Hunter: Leeds to name stand after club legend who died from coronavirus

Leeds United are to rename a stand at Elland Road in honour of club legend Norman Hunter, who died from coronavirus.
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Leeds United great Norman Hunter dies in hospital aged 76 after contracting coronavirus.
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Ex-England and Leeds defender Norman Hunter remains "severely unwell" with coronavirus but is "fighting incredibly hard".
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