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If You Haven’t Broken The Law, Don’t Give In To Pressure

A penalty fare issued by any transport company isn’t final, and doesn’t always need paying. It is worth your while appealing, as I found...

The Listener: Oasis – Not Just For The Lads?

So you think Oasis are a bunch of lads with their tonsils sticking out, singing the kind of songs that other lads only use...

Travel Trouble Ahead?

Over four million passengers fly from London City Airport to Europe each year, making for destinations that include Ibiza, Berlin and Amsterdam; and so...

Help For Newham – But For How Long?

The good news is that hundreds of people in Newham on low incomes will be helped back into better paid work, thanks to support...

When Saying Yes To Surgery Makes Men Say No

I thought my knowledge about plastic surgery had deepened over time, not only through my own experiences but also through speaking to others - and...

Crank The Amp: 2016’s Memorable Gigs

This week's issue of our Crank The Amp podcast features members of the Rising East Music team picking their personal gigging highlights of 2016. They...

Surgery Abroad: The Language Barrier

Over 50,000 UK adults had cosmetic surgery in 2015, which was 13% more than the year before. This is partly because the pressure to be perfect...
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Say What You Think, OK?

Freedom of Speech is one of those things that most people say they agree with. But what does it really mean and what are...

The Listener: Gimme Danger

The release of Jim Jarmusch's Stooges biopic Gimme Danger, has prompted me to think about the lack of danger in modern music. I don't expect...

The Listener: Is This It For Indie?

In 2016, what is the point of independent record labels. Do they still matter? It’s been nine years since Julian Casablancas started his Cult Records label and 40...

‘Tis The Season To Be Hot, Hot, Hot

Stephen Adu-Koranteng swapped fireside Yuletide for a Ghanaian Christmas on the beach. What comes to mind when we think about Christmas? Evergreen Christmas trees, grandma’s...
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Superwoman Of A Certain Age

Asma Begum is juggling both sides of her life and coming out on top. Aside from being a student, she is a mother to...
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Trapped In Trappin’ (With All The Trimmings)

Rudy-Lashaun hears all about the hard life of the 'Real G'. It was a hot and sunny day. So of course I wasn’t going to...
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The Other Jihad: The Brit Fighting With Kurds Against ISIS

Ferdia Carr talks to Londoner Mark Ramsay, who recently joined Kurdish forces fighting ISIS. In northern Syria, right now, there are British citizens pitched against...
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The Hackney Miscarriage: Why I’m Voting For Luftur Rahman

The Tower Hamlets mayor has brought grassroots manipulation back to British politics and with it some semblance of meaning, insists East London's most uncertain...

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