Students urged to get involved in General Election

By Oliver Huxtable With only two months to go until the General Election De Montfort University students are just waking up to the importance their votes could hold. Students were asked a series of questions regarding their concern for politics after concerns of apathy and disinterest have been raised amidst their generation. When asked if […]

What now for Greece after finance plan approved?

By Ali-Haider Hussain and Ilaina Skinner Six years after the financial crisis in Greece, today’s decision by the European Union to accept a reform plan by the new Greek Government offers hope across Europe. The plan, which was assessed by Eurozone Finance Ministers this afternoon, included planned economic reforms in its four-month bail out extension. […]

Punishing racist Chelsea fans is not a black and white matter

By Andrew Clark Racist Chelsea Football Club fans are not a product of the club, but an issue that should be dealt with by society, according to members of De Montfort University. Supporters of the club were criticised for xenophobic chanting in Paris on Tuesday ahead of a Champions League game, when they prevented a black […]

Apprentice star inspires DMU students

By Tony Thiedeman The youngest ever contestant to appear on hit TV show The Apprentice arrived at De Montfort University today to inspire students and aspiring entrepreneurs who dream of running their own businesses. Solomon Akhtar is the 23-year-old mastermind behind the popular app Instabear, a photo cloud sharing service that has taken the internet […]

Leicester businesses fear demolished council buildings could implode trade

By Andrew Clark Businesses close to the demolished Leicester Council offices are concerned about how the landmark site will be developed in future. In the aftermath of the two buildings’ destruction on Sunday, traders are worried the previous short-term loss of council workers could lead to a long-term business crash. Alyson Mee, a shop assistant […]