Features

  • InKERBator Weekender: Food Market
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    25 new food traders have set up at the Southbank Centre to battle it out for the ‘Future of Street Food Award’. On this week’s Hot Spots Calum went down to try out some awesome food!

  • The UK’s New Pornography Law Explained
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    After multiple delays, the UK Government have finally announced that the new pornography age check law will come into force on the 15th of July 2019. Here’s how it works. Upon loading up a pornographic site, users will enter a blank age verification page. However, instead of simply entering a date of birth to enter […]

  • Extinction Rebellion Protest 2019
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    Thousands of protestors from Extinction Rebellion took to the streets of capital today, bringing much of central London to a standstill. Protestors were bussed in from across the country to make sure their voices were heard over our impending climate catastrophe. Extinction Rebellion a relatively new group which combines backing from academics with non-violent disruption […]

  • Record Store Day 2019
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    In today’s Hot Fest Calum is live from Berwick Street which used to be known to as London’s ‘Vinyl Mile’. Though there aren’t as many record shops as there used to be, vinyl culture is still alive and kicking in the centre of London. Record Store Day is a day when over 200 independent record […]

  • Why Netflix Should Be Worried About Disney+
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    The ‘streaming wars’ took another turn yesterday as Disney finally revealed it’s new streaming platform after 2 years of speculation. Here’s why Netflix should be worried. The platform, called Disney+ will launch in the US from November 12th (UK launch TBA) with a starting price of just $6.99 which is far cheaper than Netflix. Then […]

  • London in Bloom – Top 3 Springtime Spots
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    As London begins to bloom and the weather begins to warm, this is the perfect time to get out and see the floral beauty of our fair city. Today on Hot Spots, Calum shows you his top 3 springtime spots in London. Regent’s Park Greenwich Park St James’s Park What are your favourite springtime spots? […]

  • London Games Festival
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    On Saturday London’s gamers met for a cosplay parade to mark the end of the first week of the London Games Festival. The Festival, which is in its third year, drew in hundreds of fans for a fun-filled day of activities. It began with the ‘actual reality arcade, with everyone’s favourite retro arcade games brought […]

  • Canary Wharf’s Short Story Dispensers​
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    What do you do when you’re on the tube? Play a game on your phone? Listen to a podcast? Or maybe you just sit there and think about what you’re having for dinner? Well, from today, there’s another option. Three brand-new short story dispensers have been installed in Canary Wharf. This comes after a new […]

  • The Ultra Low Emission Zone Explained
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    From next Monday, TFL are implementing a new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in central London. But what is it? How does it work? and is it even a good idea? Calum answers all these questions and more in the latest episode of Hot Buzz. More info here: https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/ultra-low-emission-zone

  • London Dog Week 2019
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    Today saw the penultimate instalment of London Dog Week (24-31 March 2019) as the festival teamed up with Urban Food Fest for a day of fun in Shoreditch. There was plenty to do for both dogs and humans alike, but both got to enjoy making plenty of new furry friends. There was live music, a […]