Is binge drinking on the rise this Christmas?

Nicknamed the ‘binge drinking capital’ of Europe after a study in 2010, Britain is infamous for its high levels of alcohol consumption. This reputation becomes even more apparent throughout the Christmas season, as special events and drinks offers become more common. Dani Cox reports. With the


Student music producer upbeat about job opportunities

For students the job market has often been demonised as a war-zone, encouraging some graduates in dead-end jobs to return to university. Figures disprove the claims with over 88 per cent of graduates currently employed in the creative industries. Daniel Milner reports… Studying for a

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Meeting people at church better than pubs

Coming to church and attending sport events encourages the most integration between people Social Integrations Commission data revealed. Chris Bird reports. Friendship networks of almost 4,300 people aged 13-80 were examined by the SIC to determine how closely people of different classes, races and generations mix

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Final chapter for local library?

A petition is trying to keep a local library’s doors open after the council has made plans to cut it, James Hughes reports. The Burgess Road Library is under threat of closure from Southampton City Council after announcing plans earlier this year to cut a number of services due

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Interest rate rise will not affect people’s spending

The rise of interest rates next year, in theory, would have little effect on the economy, a Solent Lecturer has said. Tilly Dowman reports. Earlier this week the Bank of England’s new debt analysis found that it’s potential plans to increase the interest rates next year would not

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Southampton Solent University Cybercrime Conference

Southampton Solent University hosted a cybercrime and cyber security conference in partnership with the British Computer Society over in the Herbert Collins Building. Guest speakers were there to talk about online safety and internet site security. Matt McDermott reports.