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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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Partying is great antidote to austerity

Dr Alice O’Grady (School of Performance and Cultural Industries) discusses the Notting Hill Carnival.

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Three-day weekends: why we should have them all the time

Professor David Spencer (Leeds University Business School) talks about the impact of working longer hours and the barriers to reducing hours.

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Launch of Leeds International Piano Competition

Features writer Chris Bond talks about the opening of this year’s International Piano Competition.

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