Tuesday, September 25The Voice of London

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Spice Girls take over London

art, Entertainment, Exhibition
If you've ever wondered what being a fan of a band is like, well, there's no way you can miss out on the new SpiceUp Exhibition in London. You can admire costumes from various world tours and video appearances, dolls, flasks, lunch boxes, plates, cups, Christmas crackers, toys, biscuits and cushions. There are also cake toppers, jigsaws, radios, magazines, Easter eggs, Pepsi cans, drinking glasses, handbags, three Aprilia mopeds and dozens of packets of Walkers crisps. Whether you've ever sang out loud wannabe in the 90s (or still do). Here's a little photogallery of the exhibition.     SpiceUp London ends August 20th. Get your tickets here.
UK customers left out of pocket thanks to phone network companies

UK customers left out of pocket thanks to phone network companies

News, UK
Greedy mobile phone network companies rip off customers with hidden costs, warns Citizen watchdog. Citizen Advice, the leading consumer charity in the UK, found that three out of four leading mobile phone network services have been overcharging their loyal customers. "It’s dishonest not telling us, they're lying by omission.” The new research claims that people are still being charged for handsets they’ve already paid off due to companies not lowering contract prices after the fixed term period. If you buy a phone on contract, as most of us do (because who has a spare £700 lying around?) After that fixed term period the cost of the phone is paid for and you should change your contract, or you could end up paying out hundreds of pounds paying for a phone that you already own

7 reasons NOT to go to Winter Wonderland this year

Whether you’re going to take a wintery Instagram pic or just need an excuse to add whiskey to your hot chocolate at 4pm, it’s time to finally accept it - Winter Wonderland is just not that great. At the risk of being a big old Scrooge, here’s seven reasons why it might be better to stay home this Christmas season. Reporter: Hannah Grafton | Sub-Editor: Frances Cullen   1. The prices Despite having free entry, Winter Wonderland is infamous for it’s inflated prices, and also provides us with the extra setback of having little to no card machines. Eat before you go, or be prepared to pay more for mulled wine and a hot dog than you’ve spent on your Mum’s Christmas present. Priorities. 2. The cold As it’s essentially a huge fairground, it goes without saying that Winter Wonde

Food prices fly sky high post-Brexit

Those times looking at the reduced aisle at Sainsbury’s are not over. If anything, they’ll be even more frequent. So how are students feeling about Brexit’s inflation? Reporter: Micaela Kolischer|Sub-Editor: Abigail Megan Widya Leaving the EU has sparked outrage worldwide and obviously, Britain is suffering. From university fees to work permits and housing, students are now feeling the pain as food prices are set to go up due to imports.  UCL student Olivia Jones is one of many concerned: ‘’I have found that I'm spending a little bit more than I was a year ago. It's not a lot, but it all adds up, and I have noticed a slight increase in 'total spent' and a decrease in money in the bank’’, she said. Christmas might look a bit gloomier this year : ‘’I think I'll be okay, but we might