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Love Island’s Olivia Buckland urges us all to check and know our bodies as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Love Island’s Olivia Buckland urges us all to check and know our bodies as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Olivia Buckland, 23, fiancé to her Love Island lover, Alex Bowen, and mother to French bulldog, Reggie, hasn’t remained a beach babe since her time in the villa. She’s copping a feel too. She’s put her name, and her breasts, to the all important CoppaFeel! Campaign. https://www.instagram.com/p/BaTPSzSAeNN/ The campaign raises awareness everywhere to remind men and women to check their chests to catch breast cancer as early as possible - as it’s the most common type of cancer in the UK. The campaign is all about ‘trusting your touch’, featuring Oliva Buckland, Alex Bowen, television presenter AJ Odudu, blogger Anna Newton, and vlogger Lily Pebbles. Voice of London spoke to Olivia Buckland to find out what it was like for herself and her fiancé to feature in their latest camp
Pick-six? Tight end? We tested Londoners’ NFL knowledge

Pick-six? Tight end? We tested Londoners’ NFL knowledge

American Sports, Featured, Sport
What does London know about NFL rules 10 years after the very first American football game on the British soil? Since 2007, London sports arenas are filled to the top with fans dressed in various NFL jerseys every autumn. We cheer clashes between athletes from across the pond following the Star Spangled Banner played out loud. It’s fair to say London has embraced the discipline, but have we actually learnt the game’s basics? Do we know what kneeling is as much as the offside rule in soccer? Can we explain the role of a tight end as succinctly as where a centre forward operates on the pitch? As gridiron came back to its roots last Sunday and at Twickenham, England's home of rugby, the Arizona Cardinals were defeated by the LA Rams 33-0; the Voice of London joined the crowd and asked
Are we all a product of our postcode?

Are we all a product of our postcode?

Featured, Society
From Whitechapel to Westminster: Gary Hutton, the Founder and CEO of the charity ‘Product of a Postcode’, exclusively shares his personal story, growing as a street-kid in Tower Hamlets. The story reveals a personal journey of crime, danger, and self- transformation; starting in Chicksand Estate in Brick Lane, and ending last Monday, October 16th, in the House of Parliament. “My anger started from this day,” Gary stated, as he was standing in the exact same spot where 42 years earlier he watched his mum’s coffin being carried. The tremendous confusion of a seven-year-old boy, walking out of school, not knowing he’s about to attend his mum’s funeral, stays with him to this day. Gary’s mum died at the young age of 41 to leukaemia, leaving behind 11 kids. That day, they lost not onl
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