Thursday, January 18The Voice of London

Category: UK

Creatives and The City

Creatives and The City

News, UK
A thought all millennials have had- living in the city makes you more creative. City life seems magical from afar; with artists on every corner, and musicians on every pub bench. But does that mean cities make you more creative, and what exactly is the relationship between the industry pros and the city? Fine Art student at Central Saint Martins in London, Miriam Klan, says “I don’t think the city is necessarily a creative place. But, when taken into account the fact that most of us move here from basically a no name town, that sense of freedom can be the catalyst that strikes creativity; Especially with all the culture you have here, architecture has a lot to do with that sense of grand freedom I think.” Many online personalities, such as Los Angeles based YouTuber, Meghan Hug
Blue Planet II leaves viewers in guilt

Blue Planet II leaves viewers in guilt

Entertainment, News, TV, UK
Words: Fatima Nasir | Subbing: BBC One’s master piece based on the Earth’s oceans aired its finale last night leaving viewers mesmerised by the beauty of the blue planet and feeling absolutely remorseful. The finale came with a warning and a deep-set realization for most. Enthusiast audience for the show were quick to take to twitter their increased concerns about the world's oceans as a result of David's revelations. One user expressed, 'This man is a hero. Our hearts are breaking'. Another Twitter user exclaimed the documentary to be 'heart-breaking'. Narrated by David Attenborough the expletory documentary series explores the depth of the seas, the fascinating creatures residing in the blue waters and discusses in detail marine conservation, pollution and
Feeling wheezy? London’s air might be to blame

Feeling wheezy? London’s air might be to blame

Environment, News, UK, World
Words: Leanne Hall |Subbed: Brenda Zini Illegal levels of air pollutions, that are estimated to kill 40,000 a year in the UK are still not taken seriously by MP’s. A source told the Guardian that: “Ministers are having to be dragged screaming to tackle the levels of air pollution in the UK.” This comes after the government were told by the High Court to re-assess their plans to bring air pollution down. In April 2015, ClientEarth won a Supreme Court ruling against the government, ordering ministers to create a plan to bring air pollution levels down to the legal limit as soon as possible. The plans had little impact on air pollution levels and ClientEarth took the Government to court again, in November 2016. The judge, Mr Justice Garnham, stated the 2015 plans did not meet the expecta
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