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.


Anti-slavery campaign gets messages out on streets of Leicester

A charity in Leicester has been out and about today(TUE,OCT19) raising awareness of the challenges relating to modern slavery.

Leicester Restaurant Week kicks off across the city as people flock into The Globe pub

Pubs and restaurants across Leicester are offering discounted food this week as part of the city’s new scheme ‘Leicester Restaurant Week’.

Victoria Park hosts Race for Life as fight against cancer continues

Race for Life arrived in Leicester on Sunday as hundreds of runners embarked on a 5k or 10k run in support of Cancer Research UK.

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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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