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This is how “The Simpsons” supported Puerto Rico

This is how “The Simpsons” supported Puerto Rico

Entertainment, Film & TV
Words: Sal Fasone | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith The Simpsons decided to step up Puerto Rico relief efforts in a one minute video where Moe, the bartender helps raise money and trolls Donald Trump, following Hurricane Maria. In the video, character Moe talks about San Juan Mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz who's recently been involved in Twitter feuds with President Trump after speaking out about the devastating hurricane. Moe, who shed a tear after the news, asks Barney to pay his bar-tab of $25,000 which he decides to donate to Puerto Rico. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2V8cvXqP0k After The Simpsons posted the video, Cruz responded: "Thank you Moe for understanding how we feel. We have very little power but having @TheSimpsons in our corner fills our hearts with light." https://twi
Why has Cardiff been named ‘the junk food capital of Britain’?

Why has Cardiff been named ‘the junk food capital of Britain’?

Food
A recent survey conducted by 'VoucherCodes' revealed that Cardiff is the junk food capital in Britain. In fact, this city spends more money on fast food and take aways than any other. In light of the article that came out on 'The Independent' on the 29th October, Milica Cosic wants to know if there is correlation between the student life in Cardiff and, the fact that residents spend so much money on eating junk food. An infographic by CityBasedApartments, 2017, shows that Cardiff University is one of the top eight in Britain. In fact, amongst this, the university city lies in the top seven most affordable cities to live in, meaning rent prices are lower than in cities like London. Alongside this, it has been deemed the top eight to have a city with bustling nightlife. Statistics pr...
Personal Trainers or Personal Predators?

Personal Trainers or Personal Predators?

Investigations
Tell me oh wise personal trainer, does the green button on the treadmill mean go? I'm a woman, so I don't know these things.  Reporter: Lateefa Farah|Subeditor: Gabby Espinet As a women, the gym can sometimes hold the same atmosphere as a bar; where all eyes are on you (not trying to sound vain at all). There’s a difficulty of telling the difference between a personal trainer or personal predator. Dave (name has been changed for privacy purposes), personal trainer at The Gym states: “ we normally approach clients like you would a stranger, you get to know them first. You start off with small talk, to see what they do — which then gives you a hint of how much they earn.” If a lot of you also haven’t noticed, majority of male personal trainers clients are women. I went under investi
Go local to watch your football

Go local to watch your football

Football, News, Radio, Sport, UK
When students get a day off from college or university work most want to relax. Watching football on the weekend is a great way to relieve any stress. But some students are unable to see their favourite players live. Reporter: Sajid Hassan Match and season tickets in the Premier League have risen for the top clubs and are forcing money stretching students away. One alternative may be to invest in your local club. A cheaper alternative to the big leagues, you could have a more enjoyable experience. Below is my three minute audio piece about rising season ticket prices and possible solutions. A shorter piece was featured in the Voice of London radio show. Also check out my other article for more money saving ideas. For example: instead of watching the Arsenal/Tottenham derby from the Em...
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