Thursday, December 14The Voice of London

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Sounds of the Underground

Arts, culture, Entertainment, Music
There are always lots of musicians playing music in the many stations for the London Underground. Every musician has their own story. They insist on their dream, even though they may suffer from many of life's pressures. This video shows the different types of music from talented London Underground artists, and their spirit of music and life.  
10 things I learned on my first time commuting in London

10 things I learned on my first time commuting in London

Lifestyle, Travel
I’ve lived in London for the past two and half years for my Journalism degree at the University of Westminster, but before last summer I hadn’t properly had the full London commuter experience. Reporter: Jack Leslie | Sub-Editor: Joe Carey That all changed from May to August when I completed various internships and work experience placements at several media companies dotted around London, giving me a brilliant chance to sample the British capital’s public transport. Now I realise why everyone on the rush hour trains and tubes look so miserable. Commuting to and from the city centre to North-West London every weekday was an eye-opening experience and I definitely learned a lot. Here’s some (hopefully) helpful snippets of wisdom from my summer of travelling at peak time in London.
How Clean Is Your Commute?

How Clean Is Your Commute?

Health & Fitness
The London underground is a home for nasty bacteria that can make you ill, clog up your pores, dirty your hands, and cling to your hair. Jumping on the tube might be essential, but just how clean is your commute? Words: Shannon Cowley, Subeditor: Eireann Beardon If you're a commuter you probably feel like you spend half your life in the depths of the London underground. Whether it's the Northern, Circle or Bakerloo line, you are guaranteed to be squashed, you definitely won't get a seat, and your breathing space will be restricted. And to top it all off, there is a nine out of ten chance you're going to be touched by complete strangers who, if you're lucky, might even smell. It's all pretty bleak. But have you ever wondered how much bacteria is joining you on your journey to work? We
4 Ways To Beat The Common Cold This Winter

4 Ways To Beat The Common Cold This Winter

Health & Fitness
There's only four weeks until Christmas and if the John Lewis advert didn't get you in the spirit then the freezing cold weather sure will. Tis' the season to be coughing, sneezing and feeling unwell, so here are our top tips for beating the common cold. Words: Shannon Cowley, Subeditor: Jade Ratcliffe Temperatures in London have dropped to a freezing 6 degrees, there's talk of snow, and the rain keeps on coming. It may only be November but winter has definitely arrived. And nobody is enjoying it. it isn't even winter yet & i'm already tired of this cold weather — kandice (@kandicex) November 23, 2015 I HATE THIS COLD — amz (@amyyharriss) November 23, 2015 It's so cold I just want to cry — lorlor (@lorennsgardelis) November 23, 2015 I THINK it's gonna be a cold winter
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