Features

  • London’s Population Problem
    Posted in: Features

    London has a population problem. More people are leaving the city than ever before, yet it’s population continues to grow. How is this happening and what does it mean for the future of London and the UK? In total 550,000 more British people have left London than moved in from other areas in the last […]

  • The Uncomforatble​ Truth About Solving Knife Crime
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    We are in the midst on a knife crime epidemic with the total number of stabbings in England and Wales the highest since records began. Everyone agrees that it’s a problem but no-one can agree on how to stop it. The first response that usually gets trotted out at this point is that we need […]

  • International Women’s Day – Women in Film
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    Today is International Women’s Day and to mark the occasion Marvel have released their first even female-led superhero movie, ‘Captain Marvel’. So we thought this would be a great chance to look back on the last year and see what, if anything, has changed for women in film. On the representation front, we are seeing […]

  • How to have a Healthy Pancake Day
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    Pancake Day is back again in 2019, another year of feeling guilty about copious amounts of lemon, sugar and Nutella. Well not anymore! Calum is here with a tutorial video to make your Shrove Tuesday healthy again. Here’s the recipe so you can make them for yourself. Raspberry Pancakes Recipe: 200g self-raising flour1 tsp baking […]

  • Valentine’s Day – Was it Always like this?
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Videos

    The idea that Valentine’s day has become a capitalist ritual of perverse consumerism is not a novel one, we’ve known about its evils for years. But less is know about how this came to pass. When exactly did Valentine’s day turn from a day of Catholic celebration into a day of stress and anxiety for […]

  • Hot Tech: Can an Algorithm be Racist?
    Posted in: Features, Technology, Videos

    Algorithms are everywhere. They suggest what to buy on Amazon, what memes to look at on Facebook, and probably suggested this video to you on Youtube. But they also do far more serious things like identifying people via facial recognition, helping companies hire and fire, and even deciding if people should be released on bail. […]

  • Telly Hot: The Gillette Brouhaha
    Posted in: Features, Movies & TV Shows, Videos

    That women (much to their chagrin) have forever been ‘attacked’ and body shamed by unrealistic stereotypes and expectations of beauty in tv, movies, adverts, glossies is no secret. So have we truly come of age with men’s recent outcry and outrage, courtesy the recent Gillete advert? What’s the brouhaha all about? What’s Hot London?’s Calum […]

  • Top 5 Anticipated Games 2019
    The Top 5 Anticipated Games of 2019
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    2018 was a mammoth year for gaming, from the release of ‘God of War’ and ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ to the breakout success of ‘PUPG’ and ‘Fortnite’. But as 2019 rolls around, it’s time to take a look at the new games . From long-awaited sequels to brand new titles from seasoned designers, there are loads […]

  • Being Lonely in London During This Time of the Year: A Film
    Posted in: Features, Unused

    The ooh and aahs of Yuletide spirit captured in TV commercials as people take off to exotic destinations. Cute as a button kids running around with Mummies and Daddies as they scurry with shopping bags from high street retailers loaded with expensive gifts for the holidays. Of 6-course meals with Turkeys and Hog roasts, laughter, […]

  • Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory Sanderson
    Willy Wonka Inspired Chocolate Factory
    Posted in: Features, Food & Dining

    Christmas is a time for indulgence, and Fitzrovia’s Sanderson hotel will be taking this to heart for the festive season with a Willy Wonka-inspired takeover that will see the hotel transformed into everyone’s favourite chocolate factory. In operation from the end of November until the new year,the pop-up will be an exercise in nostalgia that […]