Google says OK to new Interactive glasses

Google’s research and development team dubbed ‘Google X Lab’, are testing their latest innovation that’s set to change the smartphone market. Called the “Google GLASS” project, the head mounted display (HMD) device doubles as a smartphone, attaching directly to your...

/ 27th March 2013

GCSE changes could hamper girls

Teachers have said that the proposed changes to GCSE exams could be better for boys but see girls’ results fall. Currently, many GCSE subjects have modular exams but the new plan will see students sitting only end of year exams in all...

/ 27th March 2013

Cyprus, Europe and Democracy

Austerity is yet again the name of the game as the deal between Cyprus and the ‘Troika’ (IMF, ECB and EU) is completed; a Cypriot with over €100,000 in their bank account can now expect to lose nearly half of that money....

/ 27th March 2013

Rihanna X River Island

So, now that images of the full range are available on the River Island website, the build up to Rihanna’s long awaited clothing range is essentially over. In a recent promo video Rihanna stated, “The theme throughout the entire collection...

/ 27th March 2013

The 90’s are revived in Topshop and Topman

One trend which has hit the fashion world this year is the return of the 90’s. Towards the end of last year the 90’s made their appearance in women’s fashion, with patterns such as tartan and effortless tailoring. This up...

/ 26th March 2013

Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens

To the recent influx of atheist nerds, Christopher Hitchens embodies a status of almost godlike proportions, eclipsed only perhaps by fellow God-baiter Richard Dawkins. His claim to fame, at least for contemporary audiences, probably lies in the publishing of his...

/ 26th March 2013

Champions League: Five Reasons Why English Fans Should Carry On Watching!

With no English club in the last 8 of the Champions League for the first time in almost 20 years, it would be easy to see why English football fans might turn away from Europe’s top club competition, especially with...

/ 26th March 2013

Sue Ryder Vintage Lock In

  In February Sue Ryder V&R in Leicester held a hugely successful ‘Lock-in’ event which raised £520 in aid of their charity. The night commenced with a champagne entrance and Chuck Berry; not to mention endless slices of homemade cake. Ticket holders were then given...

/ 26th March 2013

The King in the Car Park and the Iceman in the Museum: Is the way we treat our deceased acceptable?

Puffy eyed Richardian Philippa Langley certainly made for interesting viewing on Channel 4’s Richard III: The King in the Car Park. The poor lass tried to tame her tears throughout. Compared to springy haired presenter Simon Farnaby, and bemused bone...

/ 26th March 2013

Film review – Mama (2013)

My hopes weren’t exactly high for Mama. I had the feeling it would just be another horror film thrown out into cinemas with the branding of a well-known director as an executive producer – in this case, Guillermo Del Toro. The film extends on...

/ 26th March 2013