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Transport for All?

Transport for London (TfL) has been the umbrella organisation providing travel services across London since 2000. TfL's motto is 'Every Journey Matters'; but is that...

‘Read it. Enjoy It’

The third National Shakespeare week has just concluded and as April begins it hath put the spirit of youth into Spring. Organised by The Shakespeare...

Breath Of The Wild Is A Breath Of Fresh Air

After the game's first announcement, I was obsessive in avoiding any spoilers about Zelda: Breath of the Wild; and now I'm glad I was. I knew...

What’s Going On With FGM?

Having failed to secure a single conviction in the UK for the perpetration of female genital mutilation (FGM), have the British authorities been trying...

East Versus South-East

I recently moved from urban Leytonstone to suburban Blackheath, and for anyone thinking about this direction of travel, let me tell you that the...

How Green is My Way?

The Greenway is a walk and cycle path stretching for seven kilometres mainly through the Borough of Newham. It was established 20 years ago...

Ask Alessandro: Advice For The Unplugged

“Dear Alessandro, I’m fed up with Guitar Hero and Rockband and I'm looking for a videogame with a music-themed narrative. What can you recommend...

The Inconvenient Muslim

Walking down the bustling Holborn High street, I noticed that it was the epitome of London night life. Bright lights, buskers, the different aromas...

Who Knows What Newham Council’s Debt Repayments Really Are?

Newham Council recently came to new arrangements with Barclays over the servicing of its extensive debt repayments. In press releases and statements, this re-mortgaging...

The Listener: Not Cramped For Style

With Blondie heading into London town again, a septuagenerian Debbie Harry is back on screen, and there is always someone going on about late-seventies...

Inquiry Into Newham Youth And Violent Crime

Newham Council is launching an inquiry into gang and youth crime as figures show that the number of victims has increased significantly in the...

Sleepless Under the Stars

As day turns into night and the stars grace our skies, commuters travel on the Docklands Light Railways from Canary Wharf to Cutty Sark...

Newham Worst Affected By Education Funding Formula

Schools across the country are set to lose hundreds of pounds of subsidy per child due to a new government funding formula - and some...

Videogames: answers to all the questions you were too afraid to...

Do you want to get into videogames but you are not sure how? Are you intimidated by almost 50 years of videogame history which...

Here We Go Again?

As the Brexit Bill finally went through last week, allowing the Conservative government to trigger Article 50, the conversation turned to another referendum -...

Custom House Closure: Not What We’re Accustomed To

On 12 February 2017, Custom House Station closed for redevelopment, prior to the opening of the new Elizabeth line in December 2018. But where does that...

Preventing Further Rises In FGM

As the courts currently decide whether to prosecute cosmetic surgeons carrying out 'designer vagina' operations, female genital mutation cases (FGM) are reported to have...

Real Freedom For Women: a progress report

The global celebration of women which took place on 8 March - International Women's Day - showed that we have come a long way...

Women Taking Care Of Women

On International Women's Day (8 March), fourth wave feminists went on strike against rape, Trump, Brexit and domestic violence. A small group held a...

Pure Pleasure

Pure London is an event which showcases upcoming designs and trends for people in the high-end fashion business, although it's still a nice day...

Sports

Lions Stun Newcastle Securing Play-off Spot

After hitting two crucial three-pointers in the closing minutes, Taylor locked in their first home win against Newcastle after three years to earn a play-off...

Orient’s Season Takes a Huge Blow

The O’s are now eight points adrift at the foot of League Two. All three goals came inside nine first-half minutes which only made a...

Being A Bucs Champion

Omolulu Abiodun, is an aspiring British and UEL sprint elite and BUCS 200m Indoor and Outdoor champion. With his 2017 season off to a...

Crunch Time for UEL

All eyes at UEL will be turned to their Men’s 1st Tennis team as they head into a playoff off match as they take on...

Moyo’s BBL Career Off To A Speedy Start

Known as 'the flash', Kevin Moyo has juggled being the youngest player for the Lions as well as a UEL Scholar and is looking to...

DiNunno’s Return Spells Defeat for Lions

Despite tough defensive efforts by the Lions, Cheshire guard DiNunno lifted his team to a third straight win with a last-second game winner, and sending...

‘I Couldn’t Score to Save My Life!’

Roy Edmans, 22, is still a young man trying to forge a career doing something that he loves. In his case, it is training...

Olympians Aim To Carry Torch For BAFA Football

The London Olympians are one of the UK’s most storied American Football teams. A multiple Euro Bowl and Brit Bowl winning team, the club...

Doe Reaches 300 For Daggers

The Daggers earned three vital points over the weekend against York City, after winning 1-0. Captain Scott Doe was pleased with his side’s performance: “Obviously ...

eSports For A New Generation

The world of eSports is ever growing and with Sky Sports and ITV sealing television rights, the sport is about to explode. Getting involved is...

Diangana: ‘I Want My Future To Be At West Ham’

West Ham United youngster Grady Diangana has been with the Hammers since the age of 12, being labelled a 'wonderkid' at a young age....

Sirens Success

The UEL Sirens missed first place by just 0.05 points as they posted a pair of solid results in last weekend’s competitions. Runners-up The Sirens started...

One Season, Two National Rankings, Three Teams

The volleyball club has always been a ‘performance’ team. Sscholars come and go each year, get a few wins, push for the titles. If...
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Time To Say Goodbye

Mary Carr has done it all at the University of East London. She was president of the UEL Sirens for two years, taking them from...

Daggers on Their Way Back?

The Daggers currently sit in fourth position in the National League, three points behind third-place Tranmere Rovers, who still have two games to play....

How Strength and Conditioning is Changing UEL Scholars

When sport was first created, the key element to being good at an activity was to grasp the skill and then apply it in the arena of the...

Futsal – From Latin America to UEL

Futsal is a fast paced, indoor five-a-side variant of football that was established in Uruguay during the 1930s, and experienced worldwide growth since the...

From London 2012 to UEL Volleyball

Following the departure of head coach, Simon Loftus, at the Christmas break, UEL faced the challenge of finding a new coach to take the...

Orient Winding Up Order: The Aftermath

The east Londoners remain in danger, according to legal adviser to their fans’ trust. The O’s have been struggling not just off the pitch but...

DiNunno’s Return Threatens Lions

The London Lions host the high-soaring Cheshire Phoenix side after beating Plymouth 99-88 at home on the 10th March. Lions Forward Navid Niktash and Guard Alex...

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