Thursday, January 18The Voice of London

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Female students are more likely to be assaulted off-campus — and universities need to do more

Female students are more likely to be assaulted off-campus — and universities need to do more

Investigations, News
By Jack Cummings Universities UK may have published guidelines on how institutions should deal with violence and harassment towards women, but some students believe that the issue is greater off-campus — and should be dealt with there. According to one 3rd year student at the University of Westminster, assaults occur most often in local bars popular with students rather than on-campus venues. The student — who preferred not to be named — studies at Westminster's Harrow campus, and believes that both local bars and their staff should receive university sanctioned training. "Off-campus at clubs are where female students are at their most vulnerable." she said, "There needs to be more broad welfare support from the university directed at local nightlife events." According to a spok
Twenty-six people are injured after a bus hit a bridge in Tottenham

Twenty-six people are injured after a bus hit a bridge in Tottenham

News, UK
Five people have been taken to hospital and a further 21 have been treated for injuries, after a bus roof was ripped off when hitting a railway bridge in North London. Reporter: Daniel Khalili-Tari | Subeditor: Abigail Megan Widya Transport for London have confirmed the double-decker was privately owned The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning. None of the injuries are said to be life-threatening. Emergency services were called to St Loy’s Road just after 4am, treating victims on the scene. https://twitter.com/Ldn_Ambulance/status/789705451390824448 The London Fire Brigade freed three people who were trapped on the top deck. https://twitter.com/LAS_JRU/status/789685745707577344?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw A LFB spokesperson said: “Two fire engines, a
Should there be drug testing for domestic level amateur athletes?

Should there be drug testing for domestic level amateur athletes?

Boxing, Drugtesting, News, Sport, UK
By Alex Zendra. Subbed by Sajid Hassan There has been regulation for professional athletes with anti-doping- however amateur athletes have been neglected. Speaking exclusively to Voice London, England Boxing affiliated coach, Richard Solano Wilson, said: “I think drug testing across the board should take place. Absolutely. I’m concerned about the lack of drug testing at amateur level as I suspect there are boxers out there taking advantage of the lack of monitoring processes.” ­ The subject here is among amateur athletes, but an example can be transferred from the professional British boxing scene for example, in May 2012, Ali Adams who fought Audley tested positive for a banned substance, for this lower level domestic contest. Despite its insignificance, it delivers full credi
Adebayor set to play in UAE

Adebayor set to play in UAE

Football, News, Sport, UK, World
The former Tottenham and Arsenal striker has been linked to a move to United Arab Emirates football club Al-Wasl. Reporter: Sajid Hassan | Sub-editor: Daniel Khalili-Tari The 2008 African Footballer of the Year is currently unsigned Emmanuel Adebayor, 32, has been out of a club since leaving Crystal Palace at the end of last season. Last month, the Togolese striker came close to a transfer to the French club Lyon, before a last minute collapse. According to the French newspaper L'EQUIPE, Al-Wasl have expressed their interest to sign the player in the coming days. The UAE transfer window closes tonight.
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