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Breaking News, Main Stories, News

Train derails and crashes at North London station

An eight-carriage train derailed when approaching Enfield Town station during rush hour at around 8:15am yesterday. The Overground train continued moving upright at an angle after hitting the buffers and jutted over the end of the tracks, losing its momentum, and stopping just short of smashing into the station window and swerving onto the platform. Emergency services…

Arts, Venue

Girl on the Train at Norwich Theatre Royal

July 1st saw the opening performance of Girl on the Train at Norwich Theatre Royal. Based on Paula Hawkins’ best-selling novel and Rachel Wagstaff’s film, Anthony Banks’ stage adaptation took on the challenges with conveying themes of isolation, memory and inertia with aptly paired-back staging, inventive costume design and thrilling employment of lighting effects. Rachel…

Film

The death of DVD

In the last decade society has shifted from having DVD’s lining the shelves of TV cabinets and bookcases, to streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime dominating the film and television industry.  DVDs were a phenomenon when they were first invented and changed the shape of both the television and film industries. Unlike CD’s, the…

Sport

UEA hosts Korfball Nationals and places second

Last weekend UEA played host to the Korfball BUCS National Championships in the Sportspark. Our first team had worked hard earlier this year through preliminaries and regionals, securing one of the four regional top seeds going in to the weekend. There was a lot of pressure on the team following back-to-back national titles the previous…

Sport

UEA captain George called up for England

UEA men’s Football captain Ben George has been selected for the English Universities team, it was announced today. Centre-back George, from Lowestoft, won the 2016-17 Norfolk Junior Cup at Carrow Road in his first season at UEA, after making the switch from Kirkley and Pakefield when he started his studies. George made his debut for…

Sport

Trampolining – Cambridge Open

Trampolining took part in the Cambridge Open in the first weekend of February, which is our most popular competition of the year next to BUCS Championships. After an early start, we arrived at Cambridge for 8:30am ready for our first competitor’s routine at 9am. We had a total of 15 competitors for UEA, and everyone…

Sport

UEA Cricket’s resurgence continues

Following on from their success in the first and second rounds, the UEA men’s first team secured a place in the quarter finals of the BUCS indoor championship for the first time in UEA history. With three games to play, and two victories required to progress, UEA defeated both Edinburgh and Loughborough in their first…

Sport

Happy New Year for UEA Futsal in league and cup

It’s been a great start to 2019 for UEA Futsal, with league and cup success at the Sportspark. The men’s seconds are through to the semi-finals of the Midlands Conference Cup after a thrilling 4-3 extra-time win over Anglia Ruskin, while a perfect 2019 record of three home wins from three has seen the firsts…

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