Videos

  • Why Do Storms Have Names?
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    Storm Hannah is battering the UK today. But how do storms get their names and why do they have them in the first place? The naming of storms goes back to the 16th century at least, where sailors in the Carribean would name tropical storms after saints. However, it took the Met Office until 2014 […]

  • Hostile Planet Premiere
    Posted in: Highlights, Videos

    In this episode of Telly Hot Calum and Lynn go down to the premiere of Bear Grylls’ Hostile Planet. They catch up with the likes of Matt Smith and Gizzie Erskine, before having a chat with the show’s producers all about the programme. The six-part series starts on the 28th of April on National Geographic […]

  • Trump State Visit Annouced For 2019
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    It’s confirmed. President Donald Trump will be coming to the UK for his first State Visit in June 2019. But hasnt he come alread? Why is he coming? And why are people so angry about it? Firstly, yes, Trump has visited the UK before in July 2018. However, this was a four-day working visit which […]

  • InKERBator Weekender: Food Market
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    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
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    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
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    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+
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    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
    Posted in: Features, Videos

    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
    Posted in: Events & Festivals, Features, Videos

    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 […]