Day: 9 January 2015

Charlie Hebdo attacks: Your personalised T-shirt for €20

By Elsa Buchanan,  Less than 48 hours after the violent attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo left 12 dead, a macabre business around "Je Suis Charlie" has been emerging on the internet. Phone cases and personalised T-shirts vendors are using the tragedy to make money. You can now buy your personalised ...

Russia bans transsexual and transgender people from driving

By Elsa Buchanan,  Russia says drivers must not have 'sex disorders', and has listed transsexual and transgender people as those who will no longer qualify for driving licences.  Russia has banned transsexuals and people with "disorders" involving sexual preference and gender identity, including exhibitionists and fetishists, from obtaining driver's licenses. ...

Ched Evans 0 – British Legal System 0 (or maybe less than)

By Will Herrmann Writing about Ched Evans, his past misdemeanours and his future employment in a week that’s seen the tragic unfoldings  in Paris seems wrong.  However, the huge amount of bile that I keep being bombarded with on both mainstream and social media has driven me to try and ...

Medieval Ireland an hour from London

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic You don't have to travel the world to feel worlds apart. There's something quite magical about packing an overnight bag out of London and ending up somewhere so distant from the densely packed city scape of the capital that it almost feels ...

The Lions Debacle

Sport News 24/7 By Dan McLaughlin  @McGloogly  @gridirongents  @TLE_Sport I wasn't going to do this.  I really wasn't.  But I went and opened my big mouth on the Gridiron Gentlemen Podcast about what I believe happened.  Well I say "what I believe happened", but in actual fact I think made ...