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Protesters prepare for Donald Trump’s UK visit

Protesters prepare for Donald Trump’s UK visit

Activism, culture, Politics, Society, UK
Words: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Loriane Jacquemart President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to the UK promises to bring chaos to the capital, even though he’s spending just one day there. Protesters have promised “a carnival of resistance” with organisers declaring that smaller protests would be taking place throughout the country, controlled by smaller, uncoordinated groups who have “taken on a life of their own”. Meanwhile, The Police Federation has warned that the visit will impose “unquestionable pressure” on police officers as they strive to maintain peace and security among the protests. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has defended the right to protest, provided the demonstrations are peaceful. This defence includes approval for a giant blimp which portrays the presid
A cheap solution to Summertime fun: Walks!

A cheap solution to Summertime fun: Walks!

Bars, culture, Lifestyle, photography, Shopping, Society
Words and Photos: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Harrison Hindle There was a time when “English Summer” was a punchline. But with the nationwide heatwave set to continue another week (albeit with slightly lower temperatures), that time feels like a distant memory. The question then becomes - how best to make use of a genuine London Summer? This isn’t a beach city, nor is it famous for its outdoors scenery. Not to mention, of course, that it’s one of the most expensive places on earth. Well, the solution is here: morning walks. I know those two words aren’t exactly relaxing ones, but there’s a lot to be said for walking through a London summer. For one, it’s cheap, and, for another, you can avoid the stinking, sweaty, sodden crowds that plague the tube and the buses this time of year
MTV’s Representation of the Youth across the Globe

MTV’s Representation of the Youth across the Globe

culture, Entertainment, Film & TV, Music, World
Words:  Fatima Nasir Media plays a significant role in youth culture. Children and teenagers are most likely to idealise media products i.e. television shows, movies, music. MTV is a global favourite with the youth, it's various TV shows fictional and non-fictional inspire the young generation. Viacom.Inc owns the network with headquarters in New York. The Network has branched from its first channel MTV (USA) to MTV (UK and Ireland). Further expanding in Asia, MTV (India), MTV (Pakistan), MTV (China). Other than ones mentioned, MTV has launched in around 50+ countries around the world. Owned by the same parent company each branching channel follows a similar format and resembling content. The content influences youth's dressing, lifestyle, day-to-day interactions, social conduc
Looking for adventure ? Meet Zaro Kobzaro, train surfer, roofer, and digger

Looking for adventure ? Meet Zaro Kobzaro, train surfer, roofer, and digger

culture, Lifestyle, Society
Zaro is an average student who came here to study Film Production. But when she puts her mask on, nothing stops her from climbing highest buildings, riding on the outside of fastest trains and exploring deepest undergrounds. Right now, I am going to see for myself how is it to be a part of this high-risk subculture climbing with Zaro to one of the skyscrapers in Central London. by: Chingiz Turdaliyev https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nQ0zX8pH5g
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