Day: April 21, 2015

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2015 smart ForFour review

Are you in the market for a small practical city car?  You're lucky, because today’s choice is bigger and better than ever.  These cars cost very little to buy, many cost nothing to tax and none have serious drinking problems, all the while retaining excellent residuals.  The now familiar smart ForTwo is about as compact as cars can get, but it’s still capable of venturing out of town and ...

Trinity Arms, Brixton

Top 20 bars and pubs in South London

London is a big place with many places to enjoy an alcoholic beverage, and The London Economic is not shy of visiting a watering hole or two. But even we can’t decide on the top 20 pubs in London, so we will take it in stages, starting with “sarf” London. ...

hixter

Restaurant Review – Hixter Bankside

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor   Upon approaching acclaimed chef Mark Hix’s first outpost situated south of the river, you’d be forgiven for instantly relating the neon signage and general exterior demeanour to one of those seedy clubs in Soho. However, after being escorted through a corridor that contains just ...

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Top 20 most affordable places to commute into London

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Unless you want to live in a converted garage or stowaway in a different wheelie bin every night, London is increasingly outside the price range of most of us. TLE has scoured the areas outside of London where you could afford to buy and still ...

Banker’s Wages – The Emperor’s New Clothes

Banker’s Wages – The Emperor’s New Clothes

By Kit Power The amount of money bankers are paid each year is a hot topic after the financial crisis in 2008 and it’s a topic that Russell Brand is looking into in his new documentary The Emperor’s New Clothes. Statistics compiled by Reuters showed that in 2013 “2,600 employees ...

A Level Playing Field

A Level Playing Field: Jermyn Street Theatre

By Jack Peat, TLE Editor  Education hey. What a minefield. How do you institutionally nurture the innate talent that lies within millions of juvenile pupils so that when it comes to facing the big wide world we are all on a level playing field? It is a question that perplexed ...