1917 review: modern, flowing and phenomenal

By James Cannell Sam Mendes’ 1917 is a masterpiece of artistic cinema with a tyrannical focus on cinematography. Its dramatised narrative and gut-wrenching performances are a solid reminder of the woes of war and a beautiful revitalisation to the war genre. The Academy Award-winning film seemed destined for glory, with a cast list that could […]

Fundraising drive launched in memory of much-loved De Montfort University lecturer

The grieving family of a much-loved De Montfort University lecturer who died last week have launched a fundraising drive in his memory. Maria Thompson aims to raise £1,325 in tribute to her husband Andy Plaice, who died on February 18 after a 10-month battle with a rare form of brain cancer. The JustGiving page hit […]

Shock and deep sorrow at death of much-loved journalist and inspirational De Montfort University lecturer

Friends, colleagues and students have paid tribute to an ‘amazing, funny and kind journalism lecturer’ at DMU who has died at the age of 54 after a ten-month battle with brain cancer.

Video: Magnet fishermen cause confusion after landing grenade from canal

Two magnet fishermen have given more details of how they landed a hand grenade from the canal near Bede Island and caused part of a De Montfort University Open Day to be closed.

Video: Tasty Pancake Day treats cooked up at DMU

It’s pancake day and De Montfort University’s Food Village is offering pancakes with a variety of toppings for only £2.99.