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5 ways you can save money this party season

5 ways you can save money this party season

Bars, Culture, Featured, Lifestyle
We all know how expensive it is to go out in London, here's some tips on how you can save money if you're a party animal. I may be smiling but inside I’m crying knowing that I could have made these drinks much cheaper at home, instead of having to work an entire shift to afford it! So, here they are: 1. Buy advanced tickets for a night out, so plan earlier. 2. Take a big bag so you can squeeze your coat in, save that £2 to pay for some of your meal deal tomorrow. 3. Food! Make a packed lunch before you go out. That way you save £56 on buying food after a night out in London. 4. Pack your bag with suitable footwear, so you don't need to buy a pair of flip flops on your way home. 5. Pre drink properly, but responsibly.         W
Become the next food shopping guru

Become the next food shopping guru

Food
The last few final assessments, long hours in the library, it is getting darker and darker by the day. The grand finale of Semester 1 is finally here! And so is Christmas… which for the most of us also means tighter budgets. As this year the celebration might be extra pricey, here are some tips to keep in mind when food shopping. 1.SHOP SMART Sure, shopping at Waitrose or Whole Foods can bring some pretentious urban aesthetic to one’s Instagram feed, but when a small bottle of spring water infused with three stalks of asparagus retails for the minimum hourly rate, you need to stop fooling yourself and head to the nearest Aldi or Lidl. Another tip is to check out the local area to spot if there are any small fruit and veg vendors, where you can grab almost 2kg of bananas for a pou
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...
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