Michael Allen

Michael Allen

Freelance Journalist for Vice UK

Freelance at Vice UK and others | Graduate of City University Newspaper Journalism MA 2013/14 | Contact me: Michael.Allen@vice.com

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Eastern Daily Press

Norfolk punters betting on royal baby being named Henry

‘Henry’ has turned out to be the most popular royal baby name for people placing bets in Norfolk...

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Eastern Daily Press

Four in ten believe they have eaten horse meat contaminated ...

Nearly half of Eastern Daily Press website readers have been put off buying supermarket meat [42.7%] as a result of the horse meat scandal, a survey has revealed, while just over half [50.6%] say they would now be more likely shop with independent local butchers.

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Eastern Daily Press

Horsemeat scandal: You can trust us say Norfolk butchers ...

Butchers across Norfolk have joined forces to spell out the benefits to customers of shopping local to buy their meat as the scandal over horsemeat continues to rage.

Eastern Daily Press

Poles make up 0.94pc of population

Polish workers make up the largest group of EU migrant workers in East Anglia...

Eastern Daily Press

£12,000 lost...huge debts and a major addiction: one man's story

Norwich man has told
how he lost £12,000 and
racked up £5,000 in debt on
gambling machines...

Eastern Daily Press

City has had its share of magical movie moments

The premiere of Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa will be held at Hollywood Cinema in Anglia Square next Wednesday after a successful Twitter campaign to bring the film back to its rightful home. But this is not the first time a hit film has had its premiere in the city...

Eastern Daily Press

How Rebecca beat her eating disorder

As part of Eating
Disorders Awareness
Week, Michael
Allen speaks to a
former anorexia
sufferer about how
she overcame her
condition...

Eastern Daily Press

Ideas to keep cool

Eastern Daily Press

Musical celebration for school

A Norwich school has held two golden days of celebration to commemorate its 50th anniversary...

Eastern Daily Press

How 400-year-old Bible still helps shape our lives today

Next month is the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, our culture's most significant translation of the best-selling book of all time. Michael Allen asked community leaders and others around the region for their thoughts on how it has profoundly shaped the English-speaking world since its publication in 1611...

Eastern Daily Press

Why you're backing the bid

For the past two weeks the EDP has been asking for your stories about poor broadband coverage and how it affects your business as part of our campaign to bring funding for better coverage to Norfolk. The responses speak for themselves - and Michael Allen introduces a small selection of them...

Eastern Daily Press

Families get a blast from the past at special event

Space invaders are taking of The Forum's digital gallery, Fusion, in an event designed to showcase the history and development of the video game industry...

Eastern Daily Press

Man battles an invasion of fruit flies

A Norfolk man is battling an invasion of fruit flies at his home in Stoke Holy Cross...