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East London Is Dead?

Certainly not yet. But Alex Blacklock finds that the Shoreditch creative scene is already faltering. To say that East London is currently a creative hub,...

Diary Of A Hipster Ad Exec (Not Such A Bad Person After All)

What’s it really like being one of those people you love to hate? Advertising account director Sophy Woltman gives...an account of herself. Sophy Woltman works...

Why Am I Being Stopped? Search Me!

Dwayne Latif offers a personal account of the racist harassment which he says he has experienced at the hands of the police. I feel scrutinised...
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Men And Women: Striving For Balance

East London’s female singer-songwriter Malunga Yese tries to find equilibrium in modern man’s shifting identity. I remember arguing with my partner and out of frustration...

Young, Gifted, Black … And Gay

Joshua Karl describes what it was like to come out as black and gay in London. Although many white, Hispanic and Asian celebrities publicly identify...

I Have Come For Your Money But That Doesn’t Mean You Should Have A...

The job is to implement the orders of the court. Costa Kyriaco describes how being a bailiff is much harder than it sounds. Marston’s is...

Stalkers Beware!

The last week of April 2016 was National Stalking Awareness Week in the UK. The aim was to highlight the importance of reporting this...

Britain Is First For Diversity

Mona Chowdhury takes the faltering pulse of Britain First. The campaign group Britain First have held two demonstrations outside the East London Mosque this month,...

‘I Fear We Are The New Jews Of Europe’

Riffat Yusaf  is appalled by the confidently casual character of today’s Islamophobia. In the local library, while waiting to have my books stamped (yes, they...

Paris Terror: NOT In My Name

Ahmed Abdi calls for unity and an end to the Muslim blame game. After the cowardly terrorist attack in Paris on Friday evening, you might...

Comic Con Con?

Maybe not a rip-off but the Comic Con After Party was certainly a let down, according to Alessandro Carrara. It was already raining when I...

Consumer’s Guide To Season Tickets: never mind the team, feel the low cost

Michael Southey is joining the race to the lowest-priced season ticket, regardless of the football team he really supports. The prodigious cost of watching professional...

Take Good Care Of Yourself

So you want to be independent and ignore your parents’ advice. But sometimes they really do know what’s good for you, says Chloe Hughes. Leaving...

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