Emeli Sande criticises Band Aid, Black Friday and university degrees not tough enough

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Emeli Sande criticises Band Aid, Black Friday and university degrees not tough enough
24th November 2014

Emeli Sande’s edits of the Band Aid 30 track rejected

Emeli Sande revealed over the weekend that she changed her lyrics in the charity single, but Bob Geldof didn't use them in the final cut.

The new single was a reworked version of the original version of ‘Do they Know it’s Christmas?’ and Emeli Sande said that she didn’t agree with some of the new lyrics, tweeting it “needs changing” or else a “whole new song is required.”

She tweeted an open letter to her fans explaining where she stood amongst the controversy surrounding the charity single.

This comes after a huge wave of critisium from celebrities and the public alike after allegations of the celebrities involved avoiding tax. Blur’s Damon Albarn claimed the song patronises Africa, and Lilly Allen called the process ‘smug’.


Black Friday

We’re expected to splash out £1.7 billion on Christmas gifts on the internet alone this year.

This Friday, known as Black Friday, is where stores expect a mass invasion of shoppers in the run up to Christmas.

It has been predicted that £5 billion will be spent on this one day.


Students say university are not demanding enough 

Many students have said that their university course is not challenging enough.

According to new research by Which? it showed students were not happy with their academic experience with concerns of not getting value for money.

26 per cent of students said that you can do very little work and still get decent results.

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