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Scientists warn of the risk from air pollution over the megacities of West Africa

A new study warns of the risks posed by the increasing air pollution over the cities of West Africa - amid fears it could have an impact on human health, meteorology and regional climate.

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Actor swaps mimicry for music as part of public concert series

Actor and comic Alistair McGowan aims to make a big impression when he returns to the region as part of a new series of public concerts organised by the University of Leeds.

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Aspirin reduces obesity cancer risk

Research has shown that a regular dose of aspirin reduces the long-term risk of cancer in those who are overweight.

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Shoreham airshow disaster crash theories

Dr Stephen Wright (Faculty of Engineering) discusses aviation safety and possible mechanical error concerns.

The Guardian
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Leeds student exhibits in Leeds Central Library

Former Leeds student Elaine Robinson showcases her exhibition entitles Turning ‘Ages in the Leeds Central Library from October 1st

Yorkshire Evening Post
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Dementia training study by Yorkshire universities

A study by three Yorkshire universities including the University of Leeds will shape the future of education and training around dementia within the NHS.

The Yorkshire Post
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