Tag : london

Quick Fix for the UK’s housing market?

12 months ago / 0 comments

With the UK’s population continuously growing and with major cities such as London becoming overpopulated, the UK’s housing market is in a sticky situation. It is clear something major needs to be done, but what? Well a few people believe they have the answer and some ideas do seem promising. … Read More

London fresher commutes from North Korea

12 months ago / 0 comments

You might think that the half an hour walk to the lecture hall or a twenty minute bus ride in is pretty bad, but it could be worse. You could be living in North Korea. That’s exactly what  an incoming University of London student is doing this year. The fresher … Read More

A Game of Monopoly

1 year ago / 0 comments

“The London housing crisis” is no stranger to headlines. Less familiar is the phenomenon of ‘ghost’ homes and the game of monopoly creating them. Across London, 20,000 so-called ‘ghost homes’ sit, uninhabited. Across England, multiply that statistic by 10! 200,000 empty homes with a total value of £43bn were empty … Read More

Stormzy @ O2 Academy, 8/4/17

1 year ago / 0 comments

Leeds may be well and truly (ish) warming up for the summer, but the hottest place to be on a Saturday night in March was inside the small, dark O2 Academy, breaking a sweat with the London grime artist taking the UK by storm. In case the pun was missed, … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A political statement on the runway

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fashion has always been a theatre for politics, but most recently, with Brexit and Trump’s election as president, political statements on the runway have increased monumentally. At the AW17 fashion weeks, there was scarcely a show that didn’t make an open political statement on the catwalk. New York Fashion Week … Read More

London Fashion Week: Putting the Art in Fashion

2 years ago / 0 comments

As a city renowned for its quirky sense of style, London fashion defines cool and colourful. It seems the vibrant style seen out on the streets in Britain flavours the creations seen at LFW. Designers that present in London show us sophisticated, yet rebellious collections. In such a sense, ‘showcase’ … Read More

Climbing the Property Ladder in the Capital

2 years ago / 0 comments

Having risen in value at a much faster rate than across the rest of the UK and facing little volatility even in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, London property appears to remain a safe and reliable investment. Since 1998, house prices in London have risen by 533% on … Read More

Elbow @ London Hammersmith Apollo, 5/3/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

In line with the release of their eighth studio album Little Fictions, the wonderful Elbow performed a standout set of melodic tunes to an adoring fan base packed into London’s antique Hammersmith Apollo. If you’ve never seen Elbow live before, the one thing you will take home from one of … Read More

Strange museums of the world

2 years ago / 0 comments

You might think museums are boring attractions full of the same old dusty artefacts, but here Edmund gives you a run-down of the strangest and most wonderful museums across the world… Please forgive the jarring tone of this piece, some museums are great because they are amusing, while others are … Read More