Day: 6 May 2016

Government climbdown over academies plan

Government climbdown over academies plan

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The government’s plans to force all of England’s schools to change into academies has been dropped, signaling a huge policy u-turn. George Osborne announced the initiative during his budget speech, but it was met with fierce resistance from teachers, parents and within his own party. ...

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The Weekly Cocktail Recipe – Rosa Picante Margarita

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food To tie in with National Margarita Day back in February, Patrón tequila launched a competition in search for the Margarita of the Year. Taking the unique recipes from seven top bartenders across the United States and Mexico and encouraging fans of the drinks brand ...

Is Katie Hopkins A Women Of Her Word?

Is Katie Hopkins A Women Of Her Word?

With sizzling hot weather forecast in London this weekend there's likely to be a sausage shortage across London as the BBQs are dusted off ready for the summer. But one woman may be heading down to the butchers for an entirely different reason. If Labour candidate Sadiq Khan wins the ...

VIDEO – Clinton releases two brutal anti-Trump Ads

VIDEO – Clinton releases two brutal anti-Trump Ads

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor With Donald Trump the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Hilary Clinton has wasted no time in launching attacks on him. She has released two videos aimed at Donald Trump, one of the videos is a compilation of criticism from his fellow Republicans. Mitt Romney calls Trump a ...

The explosion of the Fintech industry: Revolution or evolution?

The explosion of the Fintech industry: Revolution or evolution?

The media is abuzz with the emergence of Finnish technology companies; and they’re markedly different from the norm. There is no doubt that consumers have been crying out for an alternative to traditional banking practices for a long time now, particularly when it comes to things like high remittance fees ...

VIDEO – Liverpool fans greet team bus

VIDEO – Liverpool fans greet team bus

Sport News 24/7 By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor There were amazing scenes as Liverpool fans greet team bus yesterday ahead their Europe League match against Villarreal, after the came back from 1-0 down in the first leg to win 3-1 on aggregate. And packed Anfield road to welcome the team ...

Boaty McBoatface Will Live Inside David Attenborough

Boaty McBoatface Will Live Inside David Attenborough

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has found a compromise on the controversial naming of its new polar research ship. Boaty McBoatface will live on as an unmanned underwater vessel, spending most of its time stored within RSS Sir David Attenborough. https://twitter.com/bisgovuk/status/728500969722552320 Last month the NERC successfully engaged with the public by democratising the naming of their new research ...

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Restaurant Review – Savini at The Criterion

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Located mere feet away from Piccadilly Circus, the restaurant space at The Criterion has become one of the city’s most historically significant since being built in the late 1800s by architect Thomas Verity. With its cavernous ceilings tiled with intricate mosaics, a bar area that ...

A National Treasure

A National Treasure

In a time of recent sadness with the loss of several global icons, 2016 has already become somewhat of a morbid year. Not even four months into the year and we have already said goodbye to Terry Wogan, Alan Rickman, Victoria Wood, Ronnie Corbett, David Bowie, and Johann Cruyff to name but ...

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Taste of London Restaurant Festival To Take Place In June

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Set to take over Regent’s Park for four days between 15th-19th June, restaurant festival Taste of London will return with an impressive line-up of some of the UK’s best chefs and over 40 of London’s restaurants. What’s more, a number of live cooking demonstrations ...

Trump Announces Policy to Ban Baths

Trump Backs Brexit

Donald Trump has said the UK would be "better off without" the European Union in a typically candid interview with Fox News. He said it is his "feeling" that the UK should vote to sever ties with the EU in its 23 June referendum because the union has failed to handle ...