Day: 13 May 2016

Londoners Invited to Take Part In First Public Driverless Vehicle Trials

Londoners Invited to Take Part In First Public Driverless Vehicle Trials

Londoners have been invited to take part in the first public driverless vehicle trials. The Royal Borough of Greenwich is opening the scheme to applicants as part of the GATEway (Greenwich Automated Transport Environment) project - an £8 million research project to investigate the use, perception and acceptance of autonomous vehicles ...

Sadiq Khan claims PM has made London world capital for money laundering

Twitter Analysis of Sadiq Khan’s First Week As London Mayor

It's been a week since election day which saw Sadiq Khan elected Mayor of London. He has since been congratulated, attacked, had Katie Hopkins threaten to run down the street naked and survived his first feud with Donald Trump. These might not be the most pressing of issues, but they ...

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A Celebration of Vegetables

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food In recent years, it has become obviously apparent that many restaurants have started to focus less so on meat and fish, instead offering a range of cruelty-free alternatives. And instead of being solely reserved for the less omnivorous of beasts amongst us, many of ...

Global Warming Is Good For The Economy

Global Warming Is Good For The Economy

Global warming is spiralling out of control at the same time as our politicians try to figure out the best way to “maximise the economic recovery of oil and gas”. These aren’t just regular politicians doing this, these are politicians on the Energy and Climate Change Committee. Yesterday in parliament, fossil ...

Euro leaders vote for Brexit

House price fall & stock market crash if “Brexit”, claim IMF

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The IMF have made a stark warning ahead of the EU referendum, echoing the Bank of England’s recent claims. Christine Lagarde believes that Britain could enter a sharp recession if the majority backs a Brexit. This would cause a steep drop in property prices and ...

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Rooftop Bars? I’m Staying Grounded

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Am I really the only person who thinks it’s possible to make it through the summer without drinking upon somebody else’s roof? Last weekend was the hottest of the year, so it’s not too surprising to find that just about every media outlet in ...

Is this the death of package holidays?

Is this the death of package holidays?

You know where you want to go on holiday, but you don’t know what to do when you get there? That is a familiar feeling for most of us seeking to get the most out of our limited time away. Buying a rough guide may help, but surely a smooth ...

Inventions And Innovations Making Their Debut At Spin London

Inventions And Innovations Making Their Debut At Spin London

Next weekend The Old Truman Brewery in East London plays host to the Spin festival of cycling culture. With cycling participation numbers rocketing there is expected to be a huge turnout to the event which will feature some of the world’s best British and international bike brands, as well as new and ...

Nobody to face charges at RBS, Goodwin in the clear

Nobody to face charges at RBS, Goodwin in the clear

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor In news that will shock the nation, it has emerged that there is not enough evidence to bring a criminal case against RBS bosses that lead the virtual collapse of the bank in 2008, and contributing to the worst recession since the great depression. Fred ...

Are We Being Priced Out Of Sport?

Are We Being Priced Out Of Sport?

When BT Sport signed a €1 billion TV rights deal for Uefa Champions League it was immediately clear who would be in line to cash in, and it wasn't the consumer. Broadcasting contracts for 2016 to 2019 will net Premier League clubs £8.3 billion combined, with Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish suggesting ...