Kim Statzner

Kim is a third-year Journalism and Psychology student from Cologne in Germany. She has lived in London for the last two years and is aspiring to become an online journalist. @KimStatzner

Islington will introduce a diesel surcharge in April
By Kim Statzner On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Opinion: hypocrisy and the diesel surcharge

Diesel car owners will face an additional charge of £96 per year on their parking permits to reduce Islington’s pollution levels. Meanwhile nearly 90% of the council’s fleet still runs on diesel. They should More...

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By Kim Statzner On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Feeling SAD? When the winter blues turn into something more

Around two million people in the UK suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder. Image by Catabu   When it gets colder and the days get shorter, everybody feels a little down. It’s that time of the year when More...

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By Kim Statzner On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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What to do on Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s time to decide what to do with your loved one on that special day. Islington, Clerkenwell and Shoreditch all offer different events for two and even More...

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By Kim Statzner On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Review: Discover your inner child at London’s first board game café

At Draughts, £5 buys you endless board game fun. Or at least until the café closes at midnight   Draughts is London’s first board game café and opened this month in Hackney. Located in a brick building More...

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By Kim Statzner On Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Locals skeptical of Islington speed limit enforcement

Residents of Islington remain skeptical of speed enforcement as the borough becomes the first in London to issue penalties to drivers violating its 20 mph speed limit. Last year, Islington was the first of London’s More...

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By Kim Statzner On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Vegan culture in Islington and beyond

Vegan culture in Islington seems to be evolving, but what are the health implications of such a diet? We talked to a nutritionist and a vegan activist, to find out if a vegan diet is actually healthy  More...

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By Kim Statzner On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Video: Vegan – Can you taste the difference?

Veganism is an increasingly popular lifestyle choice all over the world. With some estimates predicting that the number of vegans in the UK will reach 55% of the population by 2020, we wanted to know: can people More...