Day: April 2, 2015

Arab-Sprong

FCO Report Assesses Arab Spring

By Joe Thorpe In a report published at the end of March the FCO and Foreign affairs committee are assessing their actions after the events of the ‘Arab Spring’. The UK has looked at the Libyan state four years after western intervention and has seen what has been obvious for four ...

Sara-Hanna

The British woman who does it by The Ruler

Not many women can claim they raised five children while at the same time running a successful sportswear manufacturing operation in one of the world’s most challenging environments for almost 30 years. Sara Hanna is one of those. She shares her story with The London Economic’s Noy Shani in an ...

Restaurant Review – The Brigade

Restaurant Review – The Brigade

  By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food   A mere stone throw from London Bridge station, Tooley Street’s Fire Station has been saving lives and protecting properties since 1879. And although no longer serving as a Fire Station, the Bar & Bistro that now take residence upon the site do ...

Amy – First Trailer

By Anna  Power  @TLE_Film First look at Amy Winehouse documentary with the release of a teaser trailer. From BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly ...

Verbier: a mountain-biking paradise

By Steve Taggart Best known for its ski resorts, the picturesque mountain village of Verbier in South west Switzerland is fast becoming a go-to destination for mountain bikers. Not only does it have the facilities to accommodate adrenaline-junkies, but you can try out every discipline of mountain biking in the ...

Straight Outta Compton – Trailer

By Anna Power @TLE_Film Cast: O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Aldis Hodge, Neil Brown Jr. Directed by: F. Gary Gray Produced by: Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Matt Alvarez, Tomica Woods-Wright In the mid-1980s, the streets of Compton, California, were some of the most dangerous in the country. When ...

Why Don’t More Young People Vote?

By Jacob Flannery Questions over why young people don't vote have become a customary part of the run-up to the General Election. "People fought and died to get the right to vote and I would encourage anyone at the age of voting to use their vote" says Emma McClarkin, Conservative MEP for the ...