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My East London

East London has been my home since birth and I finally took the time to take a look at what my home really is....

So What’s Normal Anyway?

I have reached the point in my life where I’m broadly content within myself, with who I am and who I am in society....

Beggars Versus Sellers

There is unrest in Leytonstone Tube station. For years, less fortunate people have used the covered areas inside and around the station for shelter,...

What I Want From Multicultural London

This weekend’s must-see viral photo features two New Yorkers on the Subway: a woman wearing niqab sitting next to a drag queen. ‘Only in America’...

Eating Disorders: It’s Time To Talk

Did you know that Eating Disorders have the highest morality rate of any mental health illness? Or are you aware that one person dies...

Do You Believe In Miracles?

As far as quick fixes go in the beauty world, I for one am open to almost anything. I mean, who doesn’t want to...

Towering Above The Green Triangle?

Next to Regent’s Canal, East London's Locksley Triangle wildlife area is at high risk of being destroyed and replaced by a nine-storey tower block...

Help to Buy? In London, That’s a Far Cry

Dear Politicians, In my previous letter, I addressed landlords as well as you, but for this one, I feel it is only right if I...

The Limits Of Multiculturalism

As the Diversity editor of Rising East, I didn’t think that the day of questioning my own job title would come so quickly! Multiculturalism...

Tough Call

‘When you start listening to me, call me back.’ With that, the council tax officer put the phone down on the caller. This was the...
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The Current No 7: Do We DO Valentine’s Nowadays?

In this week's edition of The Current, Jess Gray and Aurora Krogh discuss the rosy (or should that be 'thorny'?) question of Valentine's Day...

An Open Letter About The Rising Cost Of Housing

DEAR POLITICIANS AND LANDLORDS, I’ve just seen the news about the continuing rise in the cost of living, renting and buying a new home, and...

Embroidering My Stresses Away

With origins as far back as circa 1000BC China, embroidery is an art form that has spanned across the globe with its intricacy and...
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TW3 x 2

Welcome to the second edition of The Week In One, our topical game show in which contestants Liam MacDevitt and Casey Cooper-Fiske pit their...
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The Current No 6: Pay-As-You-Go Healthcare

In this week's edition of our topical talk show The Current, Sydney Kauffman introduces the current controversy over charging patients upfront if they are...

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