Day: July 13, 2015

TLE Insight: Europa Park, Germany

by Benjamin Potter Hear the word theme park and a sigh escapes as the stereotype of queues and screaming kids comes to mind. So when Europa Park invited me to check out their latest attraction - a virtual reality rollercoaster - I'm no Eurosceptic, but I was prepared for the ...

Family First Aid – What You Need to Know

By Tracey Taylor, British Red Cross First Aid Spokesman Being a parent means you never quite know what’s around the corner. Children are naturally inquisitive which means lots of exploring and discovering is normal. Of course with that comes the inevitable little bumps, bangs, trips and tumbles. While most of ...

Restaurant Review – The Pearson Room

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Named after the Canadian Nobel Prize winner Lester B. Pearson, The Pearson Room is an addition to the expansive list of restaurants scattered around Canary Wharf, one of the city’s most prominent business districts. Opened as part of the Reebok Sports Club, finding the ...

Is Britain’s Small Business Growth Under Threat?

By Steve Taggart As we reported recently, micro businesses and entrepreneurship are getting some great press lately and the growth of small businesses is helping to drive economic recovery here in the UK. But new research has shown that the so-called ‘startup revolution’ appears to be losing pace. The data, ...

Review: Oh Sister – ‘Watch The Water’

By Esin Huseyin (@Esin_Huseyin) Sarah Berresford, AKA Oh Sister, is back with Watch The Water, her latest EP. It’s a confident and focused effort. Stage fright has been conquered and her minimal, melancholy songwriting (taking cues from Bob Dylan) is able to shines through. The thudding bass of 'Only Nature' ...

Recycling and e-waste in London

By James Rubin, CEO, www.envirowaste.co.uk UK recycling rates increased rapidly by 32% between 2000 and 2012 but recently this rate has flatlined. Only 33.9% of household waste in London was sent for recycling last year despite Boris Johnson suggesting an initial target of 45% and the EU setting a target ...

Team Fox: Brian May to Lead Anti-Fox Hunting Rally

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Queen guitarist and animal campaigner Brian May is set to lead a protest urging policymakers to keep the Hunting Act intact outside Westminster on Tuesday. The musician and activist - along with May's Save Me Trust, PETA, the RSPCA, the League Against Cruel Sports, Born Free, ...

How To Make The Perfect… Moroccan Lamb Salad

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Following our recent visit to The Golden Arrow restaurant within the Hotel Pullman London St. Pancras, executive chef Michael Penn has shared his recipe for the perfect Moroccan Lamb Salad. Follow the simple instructions below to make the tasty dish at home. Ingredients For the Spiced ...

Like Magic: Iconic Asda Pocket Tap Returns

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  The iconic Asda 'pocket tap' ad has appeared on screens after a lengthy absence to celebrate the supermarket's 50th anniversary. The commercial first appeared in 1977 and over the years featured celebrities like Carry On legend Hattie Jacques, actress Julie Walters and former England football ...