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Apple Event 2016: Everything You Need To Know

Apple’s September keynote is always an exciting one for industry folk and technology enthusiasts alike. This year’s much anticipated Apple Event brought a few not-so-shocking updates to the new iPhone 7 and iOS10 plus a new Apple Watch was announced with all the latest in specs. The rumoured omission of the headphone port was easily the most debated topic in the run ...

The benefits of delaying your gap year

I don’t believe in regret. Things always happen for a reason. So when I went backpacking around Asia at 29 years old, I had a cultured, socially and environmentally responsible experience that didn’t involve tubing in Vieng Vang, destroying beaches in Koh Phangan or exploiting workers in Xi’an City. Travelling around Asia was something I started planning when I was ...

Fashion Site ‘Style.com’ Relaunches As E-Commerce

Once the go-to destination for catwalk reports and fashion coverage, Style.com is now your go-to for luxury shopping.  

Europe’s biggest flea market cancelled: are we giving in to fear?

In front of this past year's deadly events, France stood strong and united. The country insisted on re-enforcing security measures instead of giving in to the fear of having lives, landmarks and hopes taken away, but sometimes this just isn't enough. The northern city of Lille, home to Europe's biggest flea market each September saw its annual event cancelled for the first time since the Second World War over the numerous threats of terrorist attacks. Martine Aubry, Socialist mayor took the gut-wrenching decision deterring the arrival of 2.5 million of visitors usually attending the 'Grande Braderie' from all over France, Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK.

The choice has upset an entire population not only for economic reasons but for 'patriotic' ones too. France has always been proud to have its people stick together, and cancelling a familial and all-round positive and friendly gathering dating back to the twelfth century has quickly been described as not only a shame but an outrage. Because realistically (and unfortunately) a bomb could explode any day in any busy

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Our obsession with selfies is not as innocent as it seems

The culture of today is becoming increasingly social media and technologically savvy and we are living in a world in which the “here and now” is of vital importance. The obsession with the “selfie” mirrors the sense of urgency surrounding this and is substantiated by a need to capture even the most mundane events of life. As the somewhat self ...

In Memoriam: Gene Wilder

Yesterday morning, August 29th 2016, a simple Google search for ‘Gene Wilder’ would have procured countless links to the life and works of one of Hollywood’s truly iconic faces. This morning, that same search is instead frontloaded with news of his passing. Born Jerome Silberman, 11th June 1933, his choice of professional stage name at the age of 26 can ...

MTV Video Music Awards 2016

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Much anticipation surrounded the VMAs in the last few weeks; it was Britney’s big comeback, Rihanna’s Video Vanguard award night and the news Taylor Swift wouldn’t be attending. The event held at Madison Square Garden brought all that and more. Check below for the full list of winners and the red carpet fashion.

Gene Wilder, Willy Wonka Star, Dies At 83

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Sure to be hailed as a film and comedic icon, the star of Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, Gene Wilder, died yesterday, aged 83. ”Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination.”

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