Simon Doherty

Nightlife

A Big Night Out... at a Bootleg Studio 54!

I grew a moustache, threw on an old brown shirt and got ready to dance the night away.
Simon Doherty
9.10.19
Nightlife

Inside the Illegal Rave Where a Man Was Stabbed This Weekend

We spoke to organisers and punters about the importance of proper security at unlicensed events.
Simon Doherty
8.20.19
sex and relationships

This Study Reveals Some Embarrassing Truths About Dick Pic Senders

We spoke to the lead researcher on the first empirical study into unsolicited dick pics.
Simon Doherty
8.1.19
Nightlife

People with a Learning Disability Want to Party Too

We spoke to the founder of Stay Up Late, a charity that links up people with learning disabilities and "gig buddies" who can stay out with them after their support workers go home.
Simon Doherty
7.10.19
politics

'What Is Tradition? Just Peer Pressure from Dead People' – A Catch-Up with Magid Magid

The Green Party politician is into his second week as an MEP.
Simon Doherty
7.8.19
crime

The Murder That Spawned South Bank's 'Skateboard Graveyard'

Twenty years ago today, best friends Timothy "Timo" Baxter and Gabriel Cornish were crossing Hungerford Bridge after a night out. Neither of them would make it to the other side.
Simon Doherty
6.18.19
Festivals

Turns Out It's Incredibly Easy to Blag Your Way Into Festivals

Three days, three festivals – for free!
Simon Doherty
5.31.19
mental health

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

"It doesn’t make you manipulative, in the same way that not having BPD doesn’t. Some people might be and some people might not be – like everyone."
Simon Doherty
5.16.19
Brexit

The DJs Fighting Against Brexit and for a People's Vote

We hear from the DJs and supporters calling for an alternative to Brexit beyond 'Theresa May's terrible deal' and 'no-deal panic.'
Simon Doherty
3.26.19
Save Yourselves

The Activists Going On 'Birth Strike' to Protest Climate Change

"I don't think it's an acceptable risk to bring children into the world – the likelihood of a safe future for them has to increase dramatically first."
Simon Doherty
3.13.19
Nightlife

MiNT Memories: Two Decades of Decadence in Leeds Draws to a Close

An obituary for an icon of Leeds nightlife.
Simon Doherty
2.25.19
Clubbing

2018 Was the Year Clubbers Turned Their Backs on Big Nightclubs

The unlicensed parties of London, Leeds and Paris offer greater security, freedom of expression and way better tunes
Simon Doherty
12.31.18
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