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Why I Love Professional Wrestling.

Why I Love Professional Wrestling.

In this post, I will be discussing why I believe that professional wrestling is a medium like no other.   Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room, Professional Wrestling is a form of scripted entertainment where two or more performers put on a show based around telling a story through combat. I mean to say, it is not a legitimate competition between two rival athletes but rat...

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Extinction Rebellion ‘Opening Ceremony’ marks the start of two weeks of protests

Extinction Rebellion ‘Opening Ceremony’ marks the start of two weeks of protests

This Sunday, October 6th marks the beginning of two weeks of planned protests held by Extinction Rebellion activists across London. The Opening Ceremony where more than a thousand people gathered, took place on October 6th from 5 pm at Marble Arch. People were invited to come dressed ‘for ceremony’ and to bring a lantern and a symbol of harvest.  The environmental group organ...

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Instagram Tackles Bullies

Instagram Tackles Bullies

One of Instagram’s latest features the ‘Restrict Tool’, is to be rolled out globally, Instagram Bosses announce. Initially trialed in the US earlier this year as a way to help ‘combat’ online bullying, the tool allows users to hide comments and block accounts from seeing their activity. The tool is thought to be first of its kind on social media allowing its users to “silently block” profiles, wit...

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West Ham United V.S Manchester City Post Match Blog

West Ham United V.S Manchester City Post Match Blog

I took the summer off to relax and spend time with the family as well as gaining much needed and valuable experience in the work place, I completed a week at the Daily Mail with the sports team where I even got to write about the Champions League Final which was published online. Over the summer we acquired some top talent from across Europe starting in Spain with Spanish U23’s Euro star Pablo For...

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Drug use at University – an empire ran by students for students

Drug use at University – an empire ran by students for students

It is no secret that once a person heads off to University, they are more likely to try out new things such as drugs and alcohol. What many people may not realise is the type and number of drugs that students use. In this investigative piece, I set off to find out the ins and outs of drug use at University as well as the people who provide students with illegal substances. Locating and buying drug...

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Workbook

10/04/19 Researched data – https://www.ons.gov.uk/employmentandlabourmarket/peopleinwork/employmentandemployeetypes/datasets/emp17peopleinemploymentonzerohourscontracts https://www.tuc.org.uk/news/two-thirds-zero-hours-workers-want-jobs-guaranteed-hours-tuc-polling-reveals Designed infographic Icons   11/04/19 Decided on colour-scheme (white, black, red) Created icons for infographic in Ai. &...

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More than 50% on Zero-Hours contracts report work cancelled less then a day before scheduled

According to a study by the TUC (Trades Union Congress), more then 50% of workers employed in so called NGHC’s (no guaranteed hours contracts, also known as Zero-hours contracts) have had hours that were scheduled for them cancelled. But what are Zero-Hours contracts, and how do they compare with conventional salaried contracts. The ONS (Office for National Statistics) has no solid definition of w...

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London Love

London, this city’s been fascinating me since my first travel here. 5 years later I’m sitting on my bed in my Londoner apartment and preparing myself to fly to Vienna over the weekend. I am so excited to see my friend but looking out of the window and thinking I don’t want to leave is weird. I don’t know what it is about this city but only after one year, it has become my h...

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Independence in Corsica

Independence in Corsica

The island of Corsica is a popular tourist Mediterranean destination off the French coasts. It is known for its wonderful landscapes which attract millions of tourists each year. We have heard that many locals are not happy about being part of France for many reasons, political movements are created for that and they fight for their independence. JLDN reporter, Juliana Onetti spoke to some of them...

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The Great British Bark Off a dogs competition in Hampstead Heath

The Great British Bark Off a dogs competition in Hampstead Heath

This Sunday, May 5th 2019, was held in Hampstead Heath Park, the Great British Bark Off. The competition which rewarded dogs in various categories such as cutest pup, golden oldies and best rescue, aimed to raise money for the association All Dogs Matter, a charity which rehouses abandoned dogs in London. 00

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To beer or not to beer? – Average price of pints set to rise

International research has showed that global warming may cause a decline in barley production one of the key ingredients to making which would affect the price and consumption in 34 regions. A rise in the global temperature and an increased risk of drought in some areas would have a knock-on effect worldwide.  Researchers based in the US, China, Mexico and the University of East Anglia creat...

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The Cost of Knife Crime on Southwark’s Hospitals

The Cost of Knife Crime on Southwark’s Hospitals

The cost of Knife crime in the borough of Southwark is increasing yearly, with just over 700 knife related incidents last year. The highest in the capital. The knife crime epidemic has come to the forefront of the news in recent years as we have seen knife related injuries and crimes increase. The average cost of a stab wound according to the Home office is £851, and with the borough having the hi...

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INFO GRAPHICWorkbook

. Looking at different infographics . Looked into how to plot data on the respective and appropriate charts .we looked at factual data from different perspectives, eg, newspapers .political based . I’ve decided to find data on knife crime and the cost it has on the NHS .I found data from the house of Commons library, it told me that Southwark has the highest knife rime in the capital .This h...

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