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Luck of the Irish! The Best Guinness in Liverpool

There is no denying Liverpool’s close ties with Ireland, with the connection going back centuries. Liverpool is widely-known for having the strongest Irish heritage of any other UK city, with an estimated 75% of the city’s population having Irish ancestry. This...

MNL asks: Are dating apps a swipe right for people in Liverpool?

  As the popularity of dating apps has grown in the past decade, the likes of Tinder, Hinge and Bumble dominate modern romance ... but do they ever deliver true love? In today’s society, trying to find a romantic connection through...
(c) Christmas jumper by Desternie Hills

The good, the bad and the very ugly side of Christmas jumpers

It’s that time of year again, when families throw on their most festive *cough* ugly *cough* Christmas jumpers and take photos in front of the fire.   Whether it's you, your pet, your kids or your “willing” partner, no one...
(c) Daniel Zambartas

Christmas trees: When is the perfect time to put them up?

With Christmas around the corner, many are starting to feel a little bit festive and excited for the holiday season. Putting up a Christmas tree is one of the most beloved holiday traditions. However the question of when to put...
Porcelain Delaney (c) DaDa

Diary of hope shines new light on hidden condition

Liverpool-based deaf and disabled charity DaDa are putting on a variety of performances to highlight talent and art from the disabled and neurodivergent community. Among these performances is the Toilet Paper Diaries, by Porcelain Delaney, at the Unity Theatre...

How unsung hero Mal helped shape the Beatles’ legend

In Ken Womack's "Living The Beatles Legend," the author delves deep into the enigmatic life and untold stories of the unsung hero of the Fab Four, Mal Evans. This is something that he would not have done without the intervention...
Dancing Feet

Time to take dance seriously as a sport, say LJMU Heels

Dance is one of the most physically demanding forms of entertainment - the performers having to train for hours on end to attain perfection. So why is it still not considered a sport? Every part of a dancers body needs to...

Things about Liverpool that confuse me as a southerner

Liverpool is a special place. Everyone will say something to that effect about their home but having recently come here I can say this to be an objective fact. Liverpool is strange in the best way. I’ve lived in Kent for...

Top ten strangest things which were normal during COVID

It has been three years since the UK's first lockdown, and time has flown by. Though it may seem like a lifetime ago since we were all cooped up in our houses, the effects of the pandemic are still being...
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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – is it really that bad? *SPOILERS*

The latest instalment in the Ant-Man franchise and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, (MCU) as a whole has certainly been divisive, but is it really that bad? The reaction that was supposed to surround this film was the introduction of the...