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I Stood Awkwardly at the Back of a Labour Party Election Campaign Launch So You Don’t Have to.

I Stood Awkwardly at the Back of a Labour Party Election Campaign Launch So You Don’t Have to.

As I took my place at the back of the most un-apologetically socialist crowd to gather since Billy Bragg headlined the Leftfield stage at 2017’s Glastonbury, I tried to decide how I would approach Labour’s election campaign launch. Would I be an unbiased, diligent and ruthless student journalist? Or would I be a Labour supporter, excited to see Jeremy Corbyn’s address in the flesh?  Unable to...

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Labour Party Launch Election Campaign

Labour Party Launch Election Campaign

Jeremy Corbyn launched Labour’s 2019 election campaign with a speech in Battersea this morning. In an address that lasted nearly one hour, the Labour party leader – introduced as “The next Prime Minister.” – shared the “most radical and exciting plan to bring real change ever put before the British public.” Whilst many expect Brexit to be of importance to voters in the upcoming election, dom...

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UK vs US: things you might not know are different

UK vs US: things you might not know are different

When I came to the UK, I had done some research into things that were different from home in the US. However, most of these were very basic like the money exchange rate, the outlet differences, etc. This list gives more detailed (and possibly less useful) differences between the United States and the United Kingdom. Note that I am based on London,UK, so most of the differences will be based on how...

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Revolution Season: Protests continue worldwide

Over the last few weeks protests have been erupting around the world. Many are saying that the protests were sparked after the people of Hong Kong began their fight against legislation that would permit their extradition to mainland China. The protests had over a million people on the streets, since then it has caused a tsunami around the globe.   video by Callum, https://www.i...

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Blackcurrant Juice

For the Americans in the audience, have you ever heard of blackcurrant juice? This sweet and refreshing treat isn’t available across the pond. This isn’t due to an apathy of the flavor, rather the US government banned the fruit in the early 1900’s. It all has to do with a fungi that was associated with a disease that kills US pine trees. Point being, if you happen to wind up acro...

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About Me

Hello! My name is Brandon Holtz and I’m an American expat living in London for the rest of the year. I’m a sophomore at the University of Georgia back in the states but was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. This blog will essentially show some of the differences between the United States and United Kingdom and what you would need to know if you’re an American. 00

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JLDN live radio show

This was my first time presenting for the radio show or JLDN. with my fellow student Marinka we talked about the latest news on Extinction Rebellion if teachers should be available to contact after office hours and the reunion of the Sugababes.      00

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Week 4 live show – news editor (YouTube)

On Monday, the class had all picked roles that we wanted to do for both week 4 and 5, I was in the editorial group for both weeks, so for this week I took the role of being a news editor for our YouTube show.  On Tuesday, I went out with Seyi who was the camera person and filmed my PTC  and Vox pops. In preparation for Thursday’s live show, the managing editor, Georgie, had started...

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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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About Me

Hi, my name is Sanaa Saeed and I’m a student at London South Bank University. I’m passionate about fashion and I want to introduce the fashions of my native country in Pakistan here to the UK. This site will essentially serve as a hub between fashion in Islamabad and London. I will be adding different posts that benefit new comers to this sense of Fashion. Further more I intend on addi...

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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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Charlton Athletic 1 – Swansea City 2

Charlton Athletic 1 – Swansea City 2

Charlton Bested by High Flying Swans Swansea City went top of the Sky Bet Championship tonight after a hard fought 2-1 victory over Charlton Athletic at The Valley ground. Both teams started the game mathematically able to take the league’s top spot, but it was Swansea who seized the opportunity to reach the summit. Tonight’s win takes their points tally to twenty one after ten games, one po...

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#MELTDOWN at London Southbank?

#MELTDOWN at London Southbank?

Burger King eliminates all plastic toys from their kids’ meals for their new initiative called the #meltdown. A new statue with the name “Beep Beep” was put in place by Burger King along Southbank to raise awareness regarding the over production and consumption goods that are inefficient and disposable over durable ones (also known as the ‘throw-away’ mindset). This is due to two young girls, 9-ye...

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