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Daily Archives: 26th October 2015

Does capitalism work for all? Photo: SPACES gallery @Flickr

Why I love the market, and so should you

Colm Lock defends the market as a means to improve people’s lives the world over

Are we raising awareness in the right way? Photo: The Breast Cancer Network @Flickr

Think before you pink

Marina Iskander looks at breast cancer awareness campaigns from a different angle and asks if they are the best way to support the cause

Photo: H&M

How ethical is our fashion?

Sarah Kilcourse delves into the world of ethical fashion and investigates just how ethical our high-street really is

Photo: Eon Productions

Feature: And the next Bond should be…

With speculation flying high that Spectre will be Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007, we give our picks here as to who should star as the next James Bond

Crimson Peak

Review: Crimson Peak

With Crimson Peak, Del Toro’s take on the Gothic horror genre largely delivers, even though it lacks the most memorable qualities of the director’s auteur

Photo: Canal+

TV Binge: The Returned

The Returned manages to transcend zombie clichés to become something far darker and more sinister than many would expect


Review: Jo Coffey

Comic Jo Coffey and her “small special guests” entertain The Castle Hotel as part of the Women in Comedy festival

Ark Eviction. Photo: Rosa Methol

Bailiffs move in on The Ark

Around a dozen are evicted from ‘The Ark’ homeless refuge as MMU gains legal permission to forcibly remove shelter for second time


Pho Sho

Don’t get pho-mo, head on down to the Corn Exchange for some noodle goodness


The darlings of cruelty-free beauty

Rebecca Thomas details the brands who are working hard to manufacture cruelty-free beauty products, with a fine example of lipstick to motivate you during the day!

Photo: Seb White@Flickr

Interview: Tom Robinson

Legendary songwriter, activist and radio DJ Tom Robinson talks about gay rights, the Iraq war, and the ideal person to portray him on Life on Mars

Ghost Opera

Review: Ghost Opera

Bertrand Lesca’s Ghost Opera is Fellswoop Theatre’s latest production of a collaborative ensemble of music and drama