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Paolo Nutini wants you to support his local record shop

In a music industry that’s dominated by Spotify and Apple Music, Amazon and YouTube, it’s little wonder that independent music shops are becoming a dying breed. But Scots music superstar Paolo Nutini wants to change that. He’s asking YOU to get yourself along to his local indie record store – and you could be in […]

Entertainment Reviews

REVIEW: Concrete and Gold, Foo Fighters

Fasten your seatbelts – Dave Grohl and co. are back. The Foo Fighters have just released their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold – but do the American rockers still have what it takes? In short, yes – yes they most definitely do. You would be forgiven in thinking Concrete and Gold is a mellow […]

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Beauty Buzz: Fenty Beauty

Rihanna is a bit of a hero as it is. But last week, she took her legend status to the next level when she launched Fenty Beauty. Her cosmetics range has been years in the making – and the hard work has paid off. The line’s USP is the fact that it caters for all […]

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Throwback Thursday – Pop punk

We have a lot to thank the 90s for and pop punk is one of those things. Obnoxious coloured hair, skinny jeans and converse mixed in together with the cheery and at times immature idols of Blink 182 and Green Day. Pop punk is a funny little genre with a whole host of tunes that […]

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Talk like a pirate

Aaarrr me harty! Language is an important part of our daily life, but how many do you feel comfortable speaking? English, check, Spanish, un poco, pirate…excuse me? Set sail on the high seas and get your pirate lingo up to scratch because today (19 September) is talk like a pirate day. 💀 Join in with […]

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Paolo Nutini wants you to support his local record shop

In a music industry that’s dominated by Spotify and Apple Music, Amazon and YouTube, it’s little wonder that independent music shops are becoming a dying breed. But Scots music superstar Paolo Nutini wants to change that. He’s asking YOU to get yourself along to his local indie record store – and you could be in […]

Entertainment Reviews

REVIEW: Concrete and Gold, Foo Fighters

Fasten your seatbelts – Dave Grohl and co. are back. The Foo Fighters have just released their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold – but do the American rockers still have what it takes? In short, yes – yes they most definitely do. You would be forgiven in thinking Concrete and Gold is a mellow […]

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Beauty Buzz: Fenty Beauty

Rihanna is a bit of a hero as it is. But last week, she took her legend status to the next level when she launched Fenty Beauty. Her cosmetics range has been years in the making – and the hard work has paid off. The line’s USP is the fact that it caters for all […]

Entertainment

Talk like a pirate

Aaarrr me harty! Language is an important part of our daily life, but how many do you feel comfortable speaking? English, check, Spanish, un poco, pirate…excuse me? Set sail on the high seas and get your pirate lingo up to scratch because today (19 September) is talk like a pirate day. 💀 Join in with […]

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Road to happiness with Deaf Havana

After a four-year hiatus, British alternative rock band Deaf Havana are back and bigger than ever. Singer James Veck-Gilodi reveals how the band have risen from the ashes. Tell us a little bit about your new album, All These Countless Nights. It’s pretty much straight-up rock music – some of the songs are a bit […]

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How to save money when you’re a poor student

With balancing deadlines, exams and a part-time job, students tend to have enough on their plate without having to worry about money. Just because it is the stereotype that all students are poor, doesn’t mean that has to be the reality. We’ve gathered some tips to help you save the pennies and hold onto your […]

Entertainment Reviews

REVIEW: Concrete and Gold, Foo Fighters

Fasten your seatbelts – Dave Grohl and co. are back. The Foo Fighters have just released their ninth studio album, Concrete and Gold – but do the American rockers still have what it takes? In short, yes – yes they most definitely do. You would be forgiven in thinking Concrete and Gold is a mellow […]

Style

Beauty Buzz: Fenty Beauty

Rihanna is a bit of a hero as it is. But last week, she took her legend status to the next level when she launched Fenty Beauty. Her cosmetics range has been years in the making – and the hard work has paid off. The line’s USP is the fact that it caters for all […]

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The sixth year holiday survival guide

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since I embarked upon the rite of passage that is the infamous sixth-year holiday. Thinking about it now, I can’t believe that between us we actually managed to organise a week-long holiday for 11 fresh-faced 17-year-olds, but somehow, despite the palaver caused by half the group […]