Friday, October 20The Voice of London

Category: World

Brexit’s Effect on Travel

Travel, UK, World
Considering the obvious effects Brexit will have on the United Kingdom’s involvement with the European Union, British travel will undoubtedly be affected. British citizens will not need visas to travel into the EU though they will have to pass through passport control. Whilst, this is probably not inconvenient enough to hinder any future travel plans, the value of the pound is certainly enough for to Brits reconsider holiday abroad. Because the value of the pound compared to the Euro and U.S. Dollar has declined, U.K. travellers could be reluctant to stretch their holiday budget across the sea. Many university students will not know a life of self-funded travel pre-Brexit. Accordingly, Univeristy of Westminster students do not seem too concerned about the possible setbacks of internationa

The ultimate braingasm with tingling sensation: ASMR

News, UK, World
Thanks to the Internet, now there is an easy, mentally healthy way to relax that fits people of all ages. Introducing, the tingling sensation on your head called Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response or ASMR. Reporter: Abigail Megan Widya Towards the end of term and year, students and workers alike are on their busiest period. If you’re struggling to find a way to relax, trying out your Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response might be the way to go. Though the name sounds very scientific and somewhat complicated, there are not many pieces of research or scientific explaining behind this brain and bodily sensation. Ever heard certain noises and feel tingles down your spine? You might have experienced ASMR. Try this one.   Some peopl
House of Lords pass controversial mass surveillance law

House of Lords pass controversial mass surveillance law

Activism, News, Politics, UK, World
Could the extradition of Lauri Love and the ratification of the Investigatory Powers Bill affect internet activists? Reporter: Daniel Khalili-Tari US whistleblower Edward Snowden described the legislation as the “most extreme” surveillance system in the history of Western Democracy Last week, Lauri Love’s extradition to the US was approved by Home Secretary Amber Rudd. The alleged computer hacker who is said to of stolen confidential US government data has since appealed the decision. However, if Love is unsuccessful he could face up to 99 years in prison, according to his lawyers. The 31-year-old activist who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome is accused of hacking into sensitive US government databases, including the FBI, Nasa and the Federal Reserve Bank among others. It is be
Trump’s victory ignites anger throughout America

Trump’s victory ignites anger throughout America

News, Politics, TV, Uncategorized, World, World
Citizens across the United States are outraged by the outcome of the presidential election and have gathered to protest against this shock win for Trump. Reporter: Alex Zendra | Sub-editor: Maria Llamas This is no Cinderella story, nor a Rocky Balboa saga... more like revenge of the Sith - in Star Wars. Donald Trump crept up into politics announcing himself as someone fit to run as president. This stage in American politics seems almost fiction... but, for some people, is a scary reality. People were congregating around Trumps Tower such as the one in New York and other buildings in major cities. Protesters also took to the streets of Chicago, a city which was rooting for Clinton- due in correlation to the cities polls. Trump exceeded the 270 threshold that a candidate needs