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Is the BBC’s non-white criteria discrimination?

Is the BBC’s non-white criteria discrimination?

culture, Culture, Lifestyle
Tommy Robinson, a far-right political activist and former leader of the English Defence League, has sent a post circulating on social media. A Broadcast Journalist Trainee opportunity for BBC World Service, which he questionably labels as “blatant racism”, states that the internship is only open to candidates from a black, asian, or non-white ethnic minority background. This opportunity was run by Creative Access, an organisation that provides paid internships in the creative industries for talented young people from under-represented black, Asian and non-white ethnic minorities. Not-for-profit, Creative Access exist to ensure that diversity of Britain is reflected in the media. Stating that “media cannot reflect society if society is not reflected in the media.” However, as
The secret to cheap train travel

The secret to cheap train travel

Lifestyle, Travel
After a few long months of hard work – or what we tell our parents is hard work – it’s time to think about heading home for the holidays. Going home sounds great, but for some of us that means diving deep into our pockets and buying train tickets. To get the best deals we’re told we need to book really far in advance and travel at strange times. But what if I told you there was another option? We at the Voice of London tested out a range of different sites so that you don't have to, saving you plenty of time (and money!). 1. Of course, the obvious choice, Trainline.com The site everyone goes to to book train tickets and check train times, but is it really the cheapest option? 2. trainsplit.com The site simply works out the cheapest tickets until you get to your destination. Thi
London art week

London art week

Arts, culture, Culture, Exhibition, Featured, Lifestyle, Travel
This year Christmas arrived early for all the art lovers living in London. The famous London Art Week is back and ready to take over this week! More than 30 of London’s prestigious art galleries will be hosting this eye-opening event as well as three leading auction houses. The galleries will be open from 10am till 6 pm on weekdays and 11am till 5 pm on the weekends. Many people think London Art Week is for collectors and shoppers only but it is so much more than that. It is an incredible experience for anyone who is interested in art, the industry or just wants to spend a weekend looking at wonderful art works. No matter what you do or who you are, this event will be an uplifting experience that will add something to you. Here is a list of the galleries on where the e
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