Since the student demonstrations erupted last month, over government plans to slash EMA and increase tuition fees to £9000 per year, there has been a lot of debate over our “democratic right” to protest. But what does the term actually mean?
When yesterday’s headlines announced that the police would be ‘probing’ my official complaint to the IPCC, after being dragged out of my wheelchair by an officer at Thursday’s student demonstration, some kind of medical examination was the first thought that popped into my mind.
Sometimes it’s possible to find inspiration in the most unlikely of places. You wouldn’t expect, for example, to stumble upon one of Britain’s most interesting breweries under a railway arch in Bermondsey, but that’s where you’ll find The Kernel. The floor is sopping wet and the ceiling shakes every 30 seconds or so as a [...]
A weekly roundup of our bite-size games reviews, this week featuring handheld adventuring in Golden Sun: Dark Dawn; a dose of the undead on the streets of Dead Nation; an overhaul of some PS2 classics in The Sly Trilogy and mobile karaoke with Just SING!
Suffolk-born Ed Sheeran is an artist who has come from very humble beginnings – starting out at the young age of 14 – to becoming one of the most talked about unsigned artists around at the moment.
In the revelry of Christmas party season, getting fit comes somewhere between buying new sunglasses and cutting the lawn in the list of things furthest from most peoples’ minds. But come New Years resolution time, when the guilt of a thousand roast potatoes begins to set in, the first thing many people think to do [...]
Whether it’s 1810 or 2010, Whitehaven has some unique and very English ways of celebrating Christmas
If you can be bothered to read one lengthy piece of journalism today, make sure that it’s Time’s excellent profile of Mark Zuckerberg which has been published to coincide with the publication of that magazine’s “Person of the Year” edition.
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