Tag : london

A Very London Christmas

1 week ago / 0 comments

London is one of the best cities to visit any time of year, but there is something special about the city at Christmas. With so many fun and festive activities going on the city, there is always something to keep the Christmas spirit alive. If you’re not in Leeds over … Read More

Censoring Drill Music Will Not Solve Problems of Violence

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Drill music is the latest genre of UK urban music to be blamed for inciting violence amongst young people. Music has often been the focus of those trying to explain the violence of people they don’t really understand; think grime in the 2000’s or hip hop in the 90’s. The … Read More

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

9 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

9 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

10 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”

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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?

1 year 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?

1 year 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