Live blog: Pair of students feed homeless during Ramadan

Two students from De Montfort University have been feeding the homeless as part of their Ramadan commitments.

Live blog: Father and son litter-pickers collect 160+ bags from lay-by

A father and son duo from South Leicestershire collected more than 50 bags of rubbish from a lay-by near Lutterworth.

‘Lockdown has been tough – but my confidence and study skills have improved through lockdown restrictions’

DMU student Sahar Hussain tells Pythias Makonese that although she has struggled during lockdown, it has taught her many valuable lessons. Sahar Hussain, 21, is currently doing a Masters in Research Applied Health Studies at De Montfort University.  “I have been here for four years-the first three years were for my degree and now my one year […]

‘All I could hear was screaming. All I could see was blood’ – the car crash that changed my life forever

Two months have passed since it happened, but as I try to write this, my hands are still shaking as they were on that day, writes Beatriz Abreu Ferreira.

‘Hello again, my dear wife – it’s been a long 20 years…’

The story of how a Zimbabwean family reunited – after nearly two decades apart. Pythias Makonese tells his story.