Tag : london

All Points East adds The xx and Lorde to exceptional line-up

5 months ago / 0 comments

East London’s Victoria Park’s newest and most exciting summer festival for the 2018 calendar has to be All Points East. The festival spreading across the weekend of the 25th to the 27th of May, featuring titans of both the indie-rock and dance scenes.  Friday 25th May will see the festival kick-off with a stellar line-up headed up … Read More

Diesel Bans as Air Quality Standards Get Harder To Meet

5 months ago / 0 comments

Climate change is not going away. Pollution is not abating. Harmful gas emissions are not decreasing. Within the European Union, road transport is responsible for about 20% of all CO2 emissions. That’s enough for us to be asking the question: what is being done about the gas emissions from road … Read More

The Urban Collective: Easy London Living

6 months ago / 0 comments

Moving to London after uni? Searching for accommodation can be stressful and time consuming, as the founders of a new app discovered, when it took them 75 hours to search, find and organise viewings of rental properties. However, the founders of the Urban Collective took their difficult experience renting and … Read More

Government Urged to “Give North a Fair Deal on Transport”

7 months ago / 0 comments

Analysis by a leading think tank has shown that infrastructure spending in Yorkshire is lower than any other region and has urged the government to do more to increase transport spending across the North of England. According to a hard hitting report by IPPR North, transport spending in Yorkshire and the Humber amounts … Read More

London’s knife problem: The rise of violence on the capital’s streets

9 months ago / 0 comments

Violent knife crime has risen shockingly in the past year, with offences in London up more than 34% since 2016. According to new data obtained by the BBC, knife crime is increasing nationally yet police are prosecuting fewer cases. These figures show the extent of the problem, with this ‘epidemic’ ... Read More

Saudi Arabia’s Aramco Looks to Slide Into New Territories

9 months ago / 0 comments

“It will be the biggest IPO on earth” Saudi Armco, the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, was planning to pull off the world’s largest ever initial public offering, however they are now reportedly reconsidering in favour of a private sale. In a bid to start diversifying the country’s economy … Read More

Street Art: Public Nuisance or Counter-Cultural Force?

10 months ago / 0 comments

To a large proportion of the older generation, graffiti is nothing more than vandalism. However, much of the younger generation is waking up to the innate creativity involved in this art form,  Editor-in-Chief, Reece Parker, investigates where the line should be drawn as to the merit of such work. From … Read More

Nothing’s Sweet About The BAE And Uber Job Losses. But Is There A Silver Lining?

10 months ago / 0 comments

This month we have been forewarned of two major waves of redundancies being carried out in the coming months. Two major employers, BAE Systems and Uber (which doesn't deserve the umlaut), succumbed to external factors before the imminent redundancies were revealed; competition and regulation, respectively. However, these abstract triggers will ... Read More

Campus Watch

10 months ago / 0 comments

University of St Andrews, Scotland: One student suspended and six disciplined after ‘acid attack threat’ One student has been suspended and six disciplined after indirect threats made through a Facebook group chat.  These threats were made to third-year female undergraduates at St Andrews University. Not only did they include threats about … Read More

Council Calls For Uber-Strict Regulation

11 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds City Council has called for stricter regulations around taxi licensing, after Uber was refused a new license in the capital, by Transport for London. The taxi company, used by over 3.5 million people and 40,000 drivers in London, was described as “not fit and proper” to operate, with London … Read More