Inside the strange mind of David Firth

Meet the British animator behind some of the internet’s darkest cartoons.

Spill the Equali-Tea – a limited podcast series on social justice issues

Second year Broadcast Journalism students have produced a limited podcast series exploring a range of social justice issues in society as part of their radio journalism module.

Curtains set to open in Leicester with Jason Manford

Macbeth meets Live at the Apollo as comedian Jason Manford returns to Leicester this March as part of the murder mystery themed musical Curtains.

Five Get #Cancelled on Social Media: is it okay to enjoy classic children’s stories written by authors who had bigoted views?

Nikita Sharma grew up on stories by Enid Blyton and Roald Dahl. Now she knows about their prejudices, should she still be enjoying their books?

Inside the strange mind of David Firth

Meet the British animator behind some of the internet’s darkest cartoons.


Youth Fight For Jobs group rallies in Leicester city centre

The Youth Fight For Jobs group rallied against the highest youth unemployment in years in Leicester city centre, campaigning for an end to zero hour contracts, a £15-an-hour minimum wage and an end to high unemployment rates nationally.

Leicester restaurants set to participate in first-ever ‘Leicester Restaurant Week’

Knives and forks are at the ready as Leicester restaurants prepare to welcome food-lovers for the first-ever Leicester Restaurant Week, set to take place between October 18 and 24.

Concern for Leicester as violence and sexual offences rate doubles

The crime rate for violence and sexual offences in Leicester has doubled over the last five years, recent figures have shown.

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DMU alumni creates football league for students

Former De Montfort University student Mark Abolaji has created a new football league for students who don’t have a place in the university’s official squads, named ‘Active League’.

‘The awful day my lifelong dream of playing rugby for Wales died’

The game was going swimmingly. I was playing really well. I went in for a tackle … and I awoke several hours later in hospital with tubes stuck in my arms and a headache that felt like Zeus had just stuck me with a bolt of lightning.

VIDEO: DMU student reflects on Wembley trip for FA Cup final

De Montfort University student Luke Pawley was one of the 6,250 Leicester City fans at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, May 15.

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