Day: February 29, 2016

Disneyland Paris

Paris: a playground for adults

by Emma Silverthorn, TLE writer A few months on from the tragic Paris attacks, and the city has lost little of its joie de vivre. You'll notice it whether on a gastronomic adventure, out designer shopping, or, for the young at heart, a weekend at recently revamped Disneyland Paris. In ...

TLE Meets…Red Bastard

TLE Meets…Red Bastard

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor It’s hardly surprising that lots of audiences are a bit scared of Red Bastard. Think a team-building away day, but with an aggressive, brutal red blob as the motivational speaker. We caught up with him, with our hands slightly shaking... You are bringing Red Bastard ...

The Italian Job: Restaurant Review

The Italian Job: Restaurant Review

Craft beer is facing somewhat of an identity crisis. On the one hand microbreweries are opening in Britain at a rate of one every other day according to figures from the British Beer and Pub Association, but on the other hand many of the more noted brands have been gobbled ...

Democracy’s Worldwide Retreat

Democracy’s Worldwide Retreat

As British voters prepare for the greatest act of democracy in decades, the concept of democratic government is in retreat almost everywhere else. It's easy to criticise Britain's archaic first-past-the-post system and unelected upper house, but the last five years have seen referenda on Scottish indepence and electoral reform, stronger ...

Print Is Not Dead

Print Is Not Dead

“Take it from me,” Metro Editor Ted Young said at a recent media briefing, “print is not dead”. His words of optimism came in stark contrast to a plethora of indictors that suggested the opposite was true. All good for the Metro, I thought at the time, coming from a ...