Day: January 21, 2016

TLE

Food & Drink Guide To Burns Night In London 2016

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Taking place each year in celebration of Scottish poet and writer Robert Burns, around the time of his Birthday on January 25th, Burns Night – or more traditionally Burns Supper – is just around the corner. Falling on a Monday this year, many Burns ...

Funeral Costs in London Are Spiralling Out of Control

Funeral Costs in London Are Spiralling Out of Control

By Steve Taggart The cost of dying is increasing beyond the rate of inflation. Buying a grave, particularly within London and other urban areas is, in part, a reason for this. Land is at a premium and the financial burden of operating local authority cemeteries is high. The average cost of ...

The Van Causing a Stir in the Pie World

The Van Causing a Stir in the Pie World

This is the van causing big stirs in the pie world. The Bedford CF vintage caravan is pumping out acclaimed pies on the streets of London and is now ranked number three on the 400+ Pierate’s Pie Rankings for their steak and ale pie. It is also ranked as London's ...

Refugee Influx May provide EU Economic Boost, says IMF

Refugee Influx May provide EU Economic Boost, says IMF

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor GDP could grow in Europe due to migration through long-term boost to jobs market and greater state spending, says IMF report. It also claims that any negative effects will be short lived and won’t negatively impact on native workers in the long-term. The IMF believe ...

WiFi Wars

An Idiot’s Adventures In Gameland – Steve McNeil

29: In Praise Of King Rob Hello once again, dear reader – I hope you had a lovely weekend. Regular visitors to this dusty corner of the internet will remember that, last week, I told you I was off to Birmingham to perform our show, WiFi Wars and I’m delighted to ...

The London Economic

Oil Market ‘Could Drown in Over-Supply’ in 2016

The price of petrol is likely to drop further in 2016 following the Iran nuclear deal that freed the country of sanctions. The International Energy Agency has predicted that “unless something changes, the oil market could drown in over-supply” in 2016. Over supply of crude has already resulted in prices dropping to ...

Marathon runner halfway through ‘400 in 365’ challenge

Marathon runner halfway through ‘400 in 365’ challenge

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Marathon man Mark Vaz is almost halfway through his outrageous challenge of completing 400 marathons in 365 days despite dislocating his shoulder earlier in the week. Mark is raising funds for Adoption UK as he attempts to become the first man to run 400 marathons ...

Is London the new capital for tech companies?

Is London the new capital for tech companies?

When thinking about European versions of Silicon Valley, three cities come to mind — London, Berlin and Amsterdam. All three are unique and ready to rival each other to be the most fruitful in promoting new business and the most successful in acquiring funding. Recently, however, the amount of venture ...

The London Economic

New Fifty Shades of Grey featuring Mr Bean

A trailer for a new 50 Shades of Grey film has been released shortly before Valentine's Day featuring a surprise protagonist. Rowan Atkinson stars in the BlamCo trailer as billionaire Christian Grey. The impressionable Anastasia Steele sees her life change forever when she meets the handsome/ kinky business man. Watch the full trailer ...