Day: April 6, 2016

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Beer of the Week – Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Strength: 6% Brewed: Akureyi, Iceland Named after the Icelandic word for “unique” – Einstök Brewery is located within the fishing port of Akureyi, 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Boasting some of the Earth’s purest water, flowing from rain and prehistoric glaciers through the Hlíðarfjall Mountain ...

A Guide To America’s Conservative Utopia

America's leading Republican candidates for president, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, have rabidly loyal grassroots voters. Both men's supporters viscerally hate the other and use social media to slander and brutalise the other man. Outside the conservative bubble, there is barely a hair's breadth between Cruz and Trump. One is ...

Life’s A Sh*thouse Son, But That’s OK

Life’s A Sh*thouse Son, But That’s OK

The next time you have the urge to seek out backyards greener than your own, look no further than Facebook. There’s no shortage of life boasts on there. It’s all just cute kids (minus the keeping you up at night), lovey dovey couples (minus the fierce arguments), beach selfies (taken ...

New trick freeing up storage on iPhone

New trick freeing up storage on iPhone

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Apple has been gradually increasing the amount of storage built into its devices. And there is a way to free up space on the handsets and tablets without having to delete photos or uninstall apps, other than adding an SD card. Users can check their ...

Secret Teacher – Academies: The Public Must Be Told What They Are

Secret Teacher – Never Mind The SPaG Bollocks

Up and down the nation, parents of children aged around 7 and 11 will be doing battle with the horror that is SPaG tests – or, to the uninitiated, Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar. Large numbers of children are arriving in school so much further back in their development than they ...

HMRC Pays Rent To Company Registered In Tax Haven

HMRC Pays Rent To Company Registered In Tax Haven

Two days on from the Panama Papers leak, the Independent has revealed that HMRC - the government body responsible for collecting taxes - actually pays rent on its head office to a company based in a tax haven! Eleven million documents were leaked from law firm Mossack Fonseca on Monday highlight ...

VIDEO – Zac Goldsmith cab share cringe

VIDEO – Zac Goldsmith cab share cringe

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor This really didn't go very well; supremely wealthy Tory candidate for Mayor looked pretty out of touch with the city he wants to run during a TV interview. The BBC's Norman Smith asked Goldsmith which team play at Loftus Road, he had no idea (it's ...