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Body found in lake on The Vale, University of Birmingham

A body has been discovered this afternoon at the University of Birmingham student accommodation. Police were called to the scene at 3:30pm and remained on the site throughout the afternoon. The body has yet to be officially identified but it is believed to be a “man in his forties.” Green tarpaulin was erected around the …Read More


Guild Election: Full Time Officer Candidate Interviews 2017

Burn Fm has invited all the Full-Time Officer Candidates for an interview detailing their policies, experience and why they think they are the best candidates to represent students at the University of Birmingham. Below, you can find all of the interviews that took place, split into Officer positions. They are: Activities and Development, Education, Housing, Post …Read More


Birmingham Protests against US Muslim ban

On Monday 30th January in Birmingham’s Victoria Square, hundreds of people protested over President Trump’s executive order that bans residents from seven major Islamic countries entering the United States. The protesters were also reacting against Theresa May and her decision not to condemn Trumps recent controversial legislation. Instead meeting with him in the US to …Read More


Brum Varsity – University 26-7 Medics

Lions win comfortably to earn back the Gallowglass Shield in this year’s Brum Varsity against the Medics. A big crowd gathered around Bournbrook with the weather calm after lots of rain in the days leading up to the game. The Birmingham Varsity between the Lions (1st Team) and the Medics was built to be one of …Read More


Second Semester Show Applications are Now Open!

Happy New Year! Burn is back in 2017 and applications for Spring Term shows are now open and we can’t wait to get started on another term of great radio. The applications are live now – if you would like to host your own show or be involved with Burn FM in any way with …Read More


Review: GMTG Presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

It can be presumed that my interest in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock opera, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, stems solely from my interest in big musical numbers, which this show unquestionably contains with the musical classics “I Don’t Know How to Love Him”, as performed by Mary, and Jesus’ “Gethsemane”. So, it goes without …Read More


Review: Infinity Stage Company presents ‘The Prisoner’s Dilemma’

Infinity’s production of Matthew Lynch’s The Prisoners’ Dilemma was a captivating affair, creatively and insightfully directed by Ben Evans and Dan McKee. The thought provoking ‘moral’ of the play was evoked through a clash of characters within a fatal environment – a prison, no less, characterised by sparse, minimalistic setting. The audience were seated ‘in …Read More


Review: ‘The Crucible’ by Article 19

‘In the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts, a group of girls are caught dancing in the forest. One of the girls falls into a coma-like state and the whole town fear that she has been bewitched. Following questioning by Reverend Hale, an expert in witchcraft, they confess to communing with the devil, and …Read More


Why are young people not voting?

This past year we have been rocked with recent electoral results. Young people in Britain between the ages of 18 and 29 have been witness to the exit of the UK from the European Union and now in what seems more devastating, the election of Donald Trump to the office of President. Yet time after …Read More


The Year of the Bear

At the start of the year the common consensus in the media was that the struggling Russian economy, due to corruption, western sanctions and an oversized military, meant that a liberal pro-western transition was all but inevitable. Politicians and pundits fell over themselves in asserting that Russia’s interventions in Ukraine and Syria did not reflect …Read More