LSBU Journalists

All Hail Our King, Timothée Chalamet.

All Hail Our King, Timothée Chalamet.

Waiting Game. 5:30am on a Thursday morning is not how the typical day begins, but this was not a typical day. It was a day that teenage girls had waited on for months, since the star had been announced in mid-August. There were hundreds of rushing girls heading to Leicester Square to claim their space in the queue to wait for the chance to meet the teen heart throb; Timothée Chalamet. The 23-year-...

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Cheap Traveling From London

When in London, cheap traveling can be a blessing or a hassle. From my experience, it’s all about the method of travel. London’s Victoria Coach station is surprisingly nice and well kept up (as far as bus stations go). In the context of price, a flixbus from there to Frankfurt, Germany round trip was $33. On the other end of the cheap traveling lies the budget airports on the edge of t...

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Paris Weekend: overrated or magical

Paris Weekend: overrated or magical

Paris I dreamed of visiting Paris in the same way that most travelers do; it’s a bucket list hot spot. Even though I’d dreamed about it, because my expectations were so high, I was concerned that the reality would fall short. Scotland pleasantly surprised me, but that was not going to be the case for my trip to Paris since I held such high expectations. Thankfully, the majority of the ...

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Wrong Shoe: A slice of Fringe Fest in Croydon.

I met with my friend Alfie Rakley, a young graduate living in London, who, along with two of his friends Matty and Michael, started a theatre company in London, Colourfully named “Wrong Shoe”. I was originally invited to come and watch a “scratch” night. A night where different writers, directors and actors get to collaborate on theatre and show their talent to an audience. On the night I attended...

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Disruption to one million students caused by university staff eight-day strike.

Disruption to one million students caused by university staff eight-day strike.

Row over pay and pensions cause staff at 60 universities to walk out. Leading to more than a million students facing disruption to their studies. If agreements cannot be reached threats of industrial action thousands of staff at 60 universities have walked out in an argument over pay, conditions and pensions. Many staff members including lecturers, student support services staff, admissions tutors...

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Modern Concentration Camps

Currently, we live in a world where concentration camps and genocide are still apart of daily life. These camps exist in western China, the Chinese government describe them as voluntary re-education camps to help re-educate the ethic of the area, the Uyghur Muslims. However, I will be going through multiple different sources to show how China is abusing its Muslim population and trying to wipe the...

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Driver taken to hospital after Beckenham lorry collision

Driver taken to hospital after Beckenham lorry collision

A collision has occurred near a secondary school involving a lorry and a car, which had left the lorry overturned and the road closed to traffic. The driver of the car was taken to a South London hospital with minor injuries. Police were called at 2.30pm on Thursday November 14 to reports of a crash on Kent House Road, Beckenham. A year eight student who was walking home just after the incident ha...

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Shakespeare’s Othello: an ‘outlet for feminist anger’

Shakespeare’s Othello: an ‘outlet for feminist anger’

Feminist critics of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice commonly argue that the play’s central theme is conflict of love between the men and women, and that women are presented as weak and incapable like the “maiden never bold,” Desdemona (Shakespeare, 1604 1.3:94). Although the female characters are not weak when analyzed critically, Othello has spurred some conflict with femi...

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Alessia Sasso, LGBTQ+ activist, supporter and member

Alessia Sasso is a member of the LGBTQ+ community. For man years she has been supporting the movement and community. On the 11th of October, which is national coming out day, Alessia faced her fears and the pressure of society and officially came out.    Alessia was born in Italy and five years ago she came with her mother to the UK. She studies Journalism at London Southbank University....

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Elderly Woman stranded on Westminster Bridge is rescued by teen XR protesters.

Elderly Woman stranded on Westminster Bridge is rescued by teen XR protesters.

A 76-year-old woman was left stranded on Westminster Bridge as the Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the bridge off to mark the start of the two-week lockdown of the capital.  An elderly pedestrian, Susie, showed her distress as she stated, “I hope you’re happy, I am a 76-year-old woman and being forced to walk across this bridge”. Susie is one of the many people who have been impacted ...

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Remembering this Sunday.

Remembering this Sunday.

Remembrance Sunday is a day of reflection and having pride in our nation. The Imperial War Museum is a hub for remembrance in November, upon entering the building the first thing found is a charity stand decorated in poppy memorabilia. The Imperial War Museum is the perfect place to spend Remembrance Sunday as the atmosphere is calm it allows you to reflect on those who fought for their lives. The...

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Caravan stolen from property near Bridgnorth.

Thieves broke through a number of high quality locks to steal a caravan at a property near Bridgnorth. The caravan was stolen from between Bridgnorth and Claverley, between 11am and midday on Tuesday. The Coachman Amara caravan was last seen travelling towards the A454 Wolverhampton Road by a witness, however the witness was unable to see the vehicle towing the caravan. The stolen caravan has a wh...

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A new pier has opened in East London.

A new pier has opened in East London.

A new pier has opened in the east end and will provide commuters with a new transport link for travelling to and from central London across the river. The journey will take 38 minutes between the new Royal Wharf Pier and London Bridge City Pier. The route follows along the Thames and travels towards London City Airport to support the growth in the east of the city. The Thames Clippers service runs...

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