Tuesday, December 12The Voice of London

Category: World

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
‘Frowning Pile of Poop’ emoji sparks outrage

‘Frowning Pile of Poop’ emoji sparks outrage

News, Tech, Tech (news), Technology, UK, World, World
Plans to introduce the new 'Frowning Pile of Poop' emoji have been flushed, after controversy sent typographers spiralling into fierce debate. You might be wondering what all the fuss is about? Well, Unicode Consortium said they felt ‘embarrassed’ by the plans to create a new 'Frowning Pile of Poo' emoji, as an alternative to the original 'Smiling Pile of Poo' popular emoji. Unicode is where people work to create popular emojis that appear on Google, Facebook and Twitter (Yes, this is a real job!) The proposal to implement changes are currently undergoing scrutiny by members of the Emoji Subcommittee. Michael Everson, typographer, responded to the proposal with outrage: "Will we have a CRYING PILE OF POO next? PILE OF POO WITH TONGUE STICKING OUT? PILE OF POO WITH QUESTION MARKS
Students, say hello to London

Students, say hello to London

UK, World
University of Westminster is famous for its diversity and international students. This raises the question who and how makes these students from all around the world to come to London. The people responsible for this are called International Recruitment Officers and The Voice of London talked to one of them - Jayne Black. To find out more about the importance of the job - please listen to the link below. https://soundcloud.com/nikolay-kolev-7/jayneblack Words: Nikolay Kolev Multimedia: Nikolay Kolev
Dark denim set style

Dark denim set style

Fashion, World
https://youtu.be/R8fEvLamzZQ The denim sets have always been a fashionable outfit and also hides many great advantages. One of the great things about this look is that it is not selective in the way it can be worn. Further, it findes its way among the fashion trends every single year. It can also be designed in different ways, either with the same fabric or in combination with others to make it look even more scintillating and fashionable. According to Elle, for 2018 spring and summer fashion trends, the selvage textile will do double duty, with sleek Texas Tuxedos that will show up at Alexander McQueen, Rosie Assoulin and others. This is to show the different way that people will be adopting this trend. Vogue fashion, in its gallery, has provided a variety of ways that the denim ...
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