Day: March 30, 2016

WATCH: Brodka Releases Melancholy Video for ‘Horses’

WATCH: Brodka Releases Melancholy Video for ‘Horses’

Polish alt/pop musician Brodka has unveiled the darkly dystopian video for her new single ‘Horses’. Expect engaging visuals, mystery and metaphor as illusive as the track's soundscape. "It's about transformation and spiritual metamorphose," Says Monica Brodka. "Mechanical horses. Glorifying of metal and cars. An escape into an imaginary world." Brodka ...

The Myths that Drive Austerity

The Myths that Drive Austerity

By Prof Mary Mellor The justification for austerity is that the public sector must live within its means. There is a plausibility in the claim that the state is like a household that should not spend more than it earns. This kind of ‘handbag economics’ draws its analogy from a ...

Farage criticised for using Brussels attack to argue for Brexit

Brexit support likely to be overstated in polls

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Polls conducted via telephone calls that currently indicate a double-digit lead for the remain campaign are likely to accurately reflect the British Public’s voting intentions, a report claims. Analysis by one of the only major polling companies who correctly predicted the UK general election results ...

TLE Meets…Funmbi

TLE Meets…Funmbi

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Funmbi Omotayo’s friendly, instantly likeable style won him the award for Best Newcomer at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards. He is creating a huge storm on the comedy circuit with tales of living in Hackney, his Nigerian roots and his hilarious day to day observations. ...

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Shaveril Charity Campaign To Launch Next Month

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food During the summer of 2014, a fundraising challenge – The Ice Bucket Challenge – became a global success. Partially due to our innate desire to terrorise our friends, but mostly thanks to social media – the campaign went viral with over one million videos ...

UK Team Heads To Quidditch World Cup in Frankfurt

UK Team Heads To Quidditch World Cup in Frankfurt

Competitive Quidditch has transitioned from the fictional grounds of Hogwarts into a fully fledged competitive sport as teams from around the World prepare for the Quidditch World Cup in Germany. UK teams including Bangor Broken Broomsticks, the Cambridge University Quidditch Club, Durham Direwolves, Holyrood Hippogriffs, St Andrews Snidgets and Keele Krakens now compete in the British Quidditch Cup, the ...