Cover stars revealed for De Montfort University’s magazine journalism prize

The winners have been announced for this year’s award for the best magazine cover designed by journalism students at De Montfort University, Leicester.

Five eye-catching covers made the shortlist for the annual prize, which rewards excellence by students on the third-year magazine journalism module at DMU.

And the winner was….

Video: Students unhappy about planned strike action take a stand

Staff from 74 academic institutions across England and Wales are set to go on 14 days of strikes over equal pay and working conditions.

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.

Hunt Showdown review: Zombies, hellhounds and guts galore

By James Cannell Hunt Showdown creates an atmosphere that Pennywise himself would shy away from. From the terrifying enemies to the panicked encounters with other players, the only thing scarier than the gameplay is the waiting times. The game focuses on bounty hunters who hunt down monsters, kill them, banish them and then successfully escape. […]

DMU Valentine’s Day drag evening a success despite fire alarm scare

The De Montfort Students’ Union hosted a spectacular drag event on Friday (FEB14) which starred celebrity guests, such as Ru Paul’s very own Vinegar Strokes.

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Autism and the bass guitar: “A music lesson saved my life.”

For aspiring Leicestershire musician Oliver Major, the greatest lesson of his life did not happen in a classroom. It took place while walking circles around a school field talking music. His teacher was a fellow pupil called Miguel who he had only met an hour before.

He left home for work – three days later sepsis had claimed Jamie Giltrap’s life

Jamie Giltrap, aka DJ Tango, thought he had man-flu, three days and 300 miles later sepsis would claim his life.

“I'm just torn apart between two countries now” says international student caught in global coronavirus crisis

International students at De Montfort University are struggling to fly home to be with their families during the global coronavirus pandemic.

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Leicester Tigers’ players and staff to take 25% pay cut during Coronavirus outbreak

Leicester Tigers have joined six fellow Premiership clubs to announce that they will take a 25% pay cut during the Coronavirus pandemic in order to help the club through what will be a barren period for most sporting clubs across the country.

Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick announces shocking retirement from NFL

Dallas Cowboys center Travis Federick shockingly announced his retirement from the NFL yesterday.

Foxes 'keeper donates to Leicester charity

Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has made a £20,000 donation to Leicestershire’s branch of Age UK.