TV review – Revolution (2012-)

Revolution, the new series from the executive producer of the award winning Lost series, JJ Abrams, hits televisions in the UK as it aired as Sky1 and Sky1 HD’s new Friday primetime show at 9pm. Seeing massive success in America,...

/ 11th April 2013

Live by the tweet, die by the tweet

The newly appointed youth police crime commissioner of Kent has newly resigned bringing an end to her first political appointment, but hopefully not the idea behind it. Miss Brown was appointed to the post at the (tender?) age of 17...

/ 11th April 2013

Richard III exhibition attracts 50,000

Leicester’s Richard III exhibition has brought a record number of visitors to the city. The display which opened in February welcomed its 50,000th visitor at the weekend. The record-breaking visitor, 13-year-old Charlie Elwell from Walsall in the West Midlands, visited...

/ 11th April 2013

Red light gets the go! France to legalise prostitution?

    Well not exactly, because it’s already legal. Described by some as the oldest profession, the exchange of money for sex is still legal in many countries in Europe, including the UK. Now don’t get alarmed, because although it...

/ 10th April 2013

It’s a mod, mod world

    a: £46 – Topshop, b. £25 – Quay @ ASOS, c: £17 – River Island One of the key trends I’ve seen emerging this spring is Mod fashion. By Mod fashion I don’t mean Ben Sherman shirts and...

/ 8th April 2013

Margaret Thatcher dies following stroke

Former Prime Minister, Baroness Thatcher, has died aged 87 following a stroke. The ‘Iron Lady’ was the Premier between 1979 and 1990 and is hailed by supporters as ‘the most successful British Prime Minister in history’. In a statement, her...

/ 8th April 2013

Rugby Varsity Report

Leicester University did the rugby double over De Montfort to draw the curtain on Varsity 2013 at Welford Road. Leicester’s women have now won 10 in a row as they outclassed DMU to win 27-0 in the opening match of...

/ 8th April 2013

Spring outerwear for men

It is always hard to know what form of outerwear to wear at this time of the year, as even though in the past few days the sun has been shining, the bitter-wind is preventing us to just go out...

/ 5th April 2013

The underrated and overlooked architecture of Leicester

Leicester is not the first place you think of when it comes to architecture. Most people if asked about cities with stunning architecture would say Paris, Venice or Amsterdam, among others. But whilst not renowned for its architectural beauty, there...

/ 5th April 2013

Sony patent to rival Google GLASS

Google bosses will be gagging for a more detailed look at the proposed designs Sony has to o ffer, as images of their latest patents are set to rival the Google GLASS Project. Hardware and software features are yet to...

/ 5th April 2013