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Loneliness in London

Loneliness in London

You might think you’ve got it all sorted with friends, flatmates and contacts, but it’s far too easy to become lonely in London. We’ve spoken to people who know how to handle loneliness, sadness and depression in the big city.

Polish Poems on the Underground

Polish Poems on the Underground

You may have noticed the Polish Poems displayed all over the London Underground at the moment. Here is their story.

Is Britain’s pub culture dying out?

Is Britain’s pub culture dying out?

Latest data show that pubs in the UK are closing down at an alarming rate. What are the causes of this and what is the future for British pub culture?

NHS 63rd Birthday March – A Photographic Report

NHS 63rd Birthday March – A Photographic Report

The government’s plans to reform the National Health Service has caused uproar across the country. Last week, the NHS celebrated its sixty-third birthday and protestors marched through London to voice their opposition to the proposed health and social care bill. Amy Bradshaw joined the demonstrators.

Marching against sexual assault: SlutWalk visits London

Marching against sexual assault: SlutWalk visits London

Incensed about a policeman’s crass remarks about women’s clothing being responsible for men committing sexual assault, Canadian women marched in protest and The SlutWalk was born. Simon Marlow visits the latest march, taking place in London.

The Battle For Billingsgate Market’s Porters

The Battle For Billingsgate Market’s Porters

Billingsgate Market is battling the Corporation of London’s recent decision to abolish Fish Porters’ licences. Those who have worked there for generations say the move will have a detrimental impact Britain’s largest inland fish markets.

The People’s Kitchen at Passing Clouds

The People’s Kitchen at Passing Clouds

If rescuing food thrown out needlessly, cooking it and eating it in the company of strangers sounds like a good thing, then you’ll love the People’s Kitchen at Passing Clouds. Check out what it is about.