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.

OPINION: Mass hysteria over the coronavirus and the social impact it could have

OPINION COLUMN: There could be many unconsidered consequences of the mass hysteria which coronavirus has brought, including mental health problems.

OPINION: Mass hysteria over coronavirus does more harm than good

OPINION COLUMN: What a year – 2020 began as a year of certainty in the UK over the fate of Brexit and curious uncertainty over the destiny of the country, but by mid-March the coronavirus situation worldwide has taken over the news and it is one none could have predicted.

Diary of a house party: ‘10.45pm. There’s a man at the door. We definitely didn’t invite him. He has a Leicester City Council logo on his outfit. Ah. We’ve fudged up.’

By James Cannell House parties. We have all been there, whether it be invited to one, next door to one or hosting one. I usually find myself being the latter. However, for the first time in my partying career, I have found myself facing my toughest challenge yet: a noise complaint. Here’s how it happened. […]