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Generation Boob Job

Generation Boob Job

Beauty, Fashion, Featured
Medical reasons or pure vanity, why do so many millennials turn to breast surgery? Breast augmentations and implants may not be as popular as 10 years ago but breast surgery continues to seduce more and more young people worldwide. The development of new plastic surgery techniques and procedures such as remodelling or lifting makes boob jobs very popular especially with the X generation. Leopoldine, a 23 years old French law student had breast remodelling for her 18th Birthday. Meghna, a 20 years old Indian student, on the other hand, had breast surgery for medical reasons. These two millennials shared with us the story behind their boob jobs. The culture of social media and selfies has changed people’s perception of their physical appearance. It became an obsession for the youn
8 struggles of a Coeliac

8 struggles of a Coeliac

Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Uncategorized
“Gluten free” - a term used far too much recently. But for those of you whose entire life isn’t dominated by a tiny grain, do you really know what it’s like to be gluten free? For a Coeliac (also known as Celiac), our chronic disease can affect all aspects of our lives, from our ability to have children to our fashion choices.  Now with the gluten-free diet coming further into fashion, there is a general misconception of what being Coeliac really is. It isn’t as glamorous as you may imagine. Yes, Instagrammers and celebs swear by this diet to lose weight, but trust me it is NOT fun. The Voice of London has come up with a list of 8 struggles Coeliacs have to go through every day, that dieters will NEVER understand. 1. "I would die if I had to give up *insert yummy gluten food*” Yes,
The power of bread: brunch at the Roasthouse in Poplar Union

The power of bread: brunch at the Roasthouse in Poplar Union

Featured, Food
The beautiful reality of ‘Just Bread’: baking workshops and a small cafe bakery chain with a conscience enabling refugee women in London to support themselves.   The sunlight gleams through the thick glass of the large windows, when I step in the Roasthouse in Poplar Union. It is just a few minutes away from the City, in London, but it seems far from the chaotic agglomeration of lights, voices and steps characteristic of Canary Wharf. The chitchat of the people sat at the tables blends with the humble noise of the coffee machine. The kitchen is open, so that everyone can see the food getting prepared. Two women move resolutely around the kitchen tools, mixing puffy dough in metallic pans. Nawal (not her real name), overlooks, with a friendly smile and a firm voice. She p
EXCLUSIVE: Dropping your fags is costing you thousands

EXCLUSIVE: Dropping your fags is costing you thousands

Featured, News, UK
The Voice of London has obtained exclusive information around on the spot littering fines. The £80 fines are often handed out to unsuspecting smokers who drop the ends of their cigarettes onto the floor. North West London in particular has seen a steady increase in these fines over the past few years after they were introduced to try and change attitudes towards smoking after the 2007 smoking ban. It was announced in October that On-The-Spot littering fines are to be increased, almost doubling to £150 by the end of 2018. However figures obtained today by the Voice of London prove that councils are already making money from these fines. Last year, Brent Council issued 4146 fines, a total of over £330,000. 218 were issued for “smoking related” litter. "Educate people befor
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