Sport gambling ads are catching the young

By Sophie England

The younger generation, who love to watch sports in particular football, are being exposed to an increasing amount of betting advertisement. Over 90% of all TV advertising breaks during a live football match feature at least one gambling advert. An average of more than 12 per match screened during the build-up, half-time and post-match analysis, which often includes deals of free bets; something enticing to teenagers and the younger generation.

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Is cockney soon to be brown bread?

By Harry Pettitt

The cockney accent, famous for making millions laugh with the infamous Trotter clan as well as being the native tongue for on-screen gangsters like Phil Mitchel and Danny Dyer. The unmistakable accent is now regarded as a national treasure, a part of Britain’s heritage that plays an integral role in molding the unique identity of our capital city… but it hasn’t always been this way.

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Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: Life of a sufferer

By Jacob Ottaway

“It is like having the constant flu and stomach bug all in one go. But it never goes away. You have lack of energy, you feel nauseous a lot of the time, you vomit often, you get migraines, sore throats, sore glands, dizzy spells and so much more. You don’t get to live like a normal person.”
These are the words of 18-year-old Emma, a sufferer of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, more commonly referred to as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or ME.

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Rail and bus fares hike leaves students late for lectures and strapped for cash

By HK Norman

Several student commuters to the University have been voicing their dissatisfaction with the price of rail and bus tickets, and the quality of the services, as it has left a lot of them out of pocket, with many surmising that they’re not getting value for money, and some even late for lectures.

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