Category: News

Homelessness Takes on Society

Homelessness is a rising issue hitting the streets in the UK and Leicester is not to be excluded. As a student who lives in the city centre and also being from Leicester, it has not gone unnoticed how many people...

/ 24th January 2017

Rail fare increase hits DMU Students

Starting from 2nd January, National Rail increased fares by an average 2.3%. As many university students are dependent on trains to get home this announcement stirred up a lot of emotions among students at De Montfort University. “I’m already paying...

/ 20th January 2017

Leicestershire Police to increase firearms patrols to help reassure public

  Leicestershire Police will be ensuring Christmas spirit is protected in busy areas around the county this holiday season – with the use of firearms. The ramp up in armed patrols comes in the wake of the attacks that have...

/ 22nd December 2016

DMU Pool do Nine-Ball at Birmingham and Solihull

De Montfort University’s very own Pool Society entered three teams (four players in each team) into the BUCS-UPC (British Universities and Colleges Sport-University Pool Council) Nine-ball Pool Championships which were held at Rileys Birmingham and Rileys Solihull this weekend, and to...

/ 17th December 2016

Continental Market’s visit to Leicester offers up treats from around the globe

Gallowtree and Humberstone gate played hosts to the Continental market for the last time this year, as they made their final stop to Leicester. Stalls offering delicate pastries, succulent jerk chicken to handmade jewellery and plants all the way from...

/ 16th November 2016

DemonFM to host Student Radio Conference 2017

The student and community radio station DemonFM has been revealed as the host of the Student Radio Association Conference (SRA Con) 2017 in an awards evening at the O2 in London. The SRA is a body that encourages and helps...

/ 10th November 2016

Donald Trump takes the presidency

The results are in, and the world is shocked. The new leader of the free world is to be Donald Trump, the estranged Republican candidate and victor. As is characteristic of the habitual American individual, the electorate was expressly enthused...

/ 9th November 2016

US Election – Live Updates

As the polls close in several states the initial results are coming in while some states still have many people left to cast their ballot and whose results will come through the night. 7:12 GMT Asian markets plummet as predictions...

/ 8th November 2016

US Election – Everything you need to know

Americans have taken to the polls today to cast their vote in the 2016 presidential election. The two most publicised nominees are Hilliary Clinton for the Democrats and Donald Trump for Republican but voters will also have the choice of...

/ 8th November 2016

Leicester Comedy Festival announces 2017 line up

Today Leicester Comedy Festival announced its line-up for its 2017 festival taking place from February 8 until February 26. The 19day festival held across the city of Leicester will have 770 events with shows from the likes of Sue Perkins,...

/ 7th November 2016