Research by the University of Leeds has linked drinking alcohol during the first three months of pregnancy to a higher risk of having a premature or unexpectedly small baby.

The N8 Policing Research Partnership, based at the University of Leeds, has been awarded £50,000 by the College of Policing to further links between a consortium of academics and police forces.

The University of Leeds hosted the Yorkshire launch of Road Safety Week, with drivers being urged to “tune in to road safety.”

Packed rush-hour trains or Oxford Street at Christmas are rarely much fun, but for some the experience of a packed crowd can be highly enjoyable, experts from the University of Leeds have found.

Racial, ethnic and sexual inequality in the US has deepened as a result of the dominance of financial services, with white men becoming wealthier at the expense of women and minority groups.