Day: 8 June 2016

Parliamentary Sketch

PMQs 8th June – A Farage mirage Vs the remain brain drain

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The on-line voting registration system had crashed, EU citizens had wrongly been given polling cards and both sides have predicted the world will end on the 23rd June depending on which box you tick. So unsurprisingly the EU referendum led today’s session. At one stage ...

TLE

Beer of the Week – Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Focusing on brewing using only premium ingredients in their most natural state, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. was set up by Ken Grossman in 1979. Initially a humble brewery in Chico, California, the brand is now recognised as one of the United States’ finest craft ...

Cairn Group On Major Acquisition Drive Following Refinance Deal

Cairn Group On Major Acquisition Drive Following Refinance Deal

ONE of the UK’s premium hotel and bar operators based in the North East has successfully refinanced £101m with the help of HSBC, in a deal supported by Mincoffs Solicitors LLP. Cairn Group, a privately owned business, will use £50m of the total pot for acquisition and development to strengthen ...

Everything You Need to Know About Staycations in the UK

When it comes to holidays, sometimes staying put can be the best option. Of course, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t go on holiday at all, but rather that you should forgo waiting around at the airport and worrying about your passport in favour of holidaying in the UK. With ...

Rachel Riley Models Cars Of The Future Ahead Of Shell Eco-Marathon

Rachel Riley Models Cars Of The Future Ahead Of Shell Eco-Marathon

Countdown’s Rachel Riley modelled a potential car of the future ahead of the Shell Eco-Marathon in London. The vehicles, weighing in at just 30kg, were designed by students competing in the world’s longest running student competition, Shell Eco-marathon, where vehicles are measured on how far they can travel on just a litre ...

The London Economic

Euro 2016 – The turn of the underdog?

Sport News 24/7 By David de Winter - Sports Editor @davidjdewinter  @TLE_Sport It’s the start of the summer so that can only mean one thing – more football!  The European Championships start in France on Friday with a new improved (expanded) format consisting of 24 teams (why? Money, obviously).  The ...

Deliveroo Opens Pop-Up Garden For Picnic Tranquillity

Deliveroo Opens Pop-Up Garden For Picnic Tranquillity

Restaurant delivery service Deliveroo has opened a pop-up garden in Hoxton Square to offer locals picnic tranquillity after a UK-wide study unveiled "park strife" is ruining days out. The temporary space offers an open-air space to relax and gives guests the chance to order food from nearby restaurants and have it delivered direct ...

Internal Migration Map Shows London Lost 68,000 Residents In One Year

An internal migration map of Britain has revealed London lost 68,000 residents in one year as 30-somethings ditch the Big Smoke for the Home Counties. A total of 2.85 million people moved internally in the UK in one year, according to the data, with many migrating towards the capital. However, a notable exodus ...

We’re all poorer for this EU ‘debate’

We’re all poorer for this EU ‘debate’

“Above all, it is criminal to excite anger and discontent without proposing a remedy, or only proposing a false remedy” --- Theodore Roosevelt, How Not to Help Our Poorer Brothers, 1987 Foreigners! Terror! Instability! Economic bombs! Elites! Democracy! Arrest warrants would fill several grand rooms if we were subject to ...

Video – Fish can recognise human faces

Video – Fish can recognise human faces

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor I was always told that goldfish have a two second memory, so assumed that fish were not the brightest of animals. It appears I was very very wrong. A team of scientists have shown that one tropical species of fish can recognise peoples' faces.  Archerfish ...

Coca Cola Drops Out of Global Brands List For The First Time

Coca Cola Drops Out of Global Brands List For The First Time

Coca Cola has dropped out of the BrandZ ranking of the top 10 global brands for the first time. The brand report has been running since 2006 and sees the soft drink brand fall to thirteenth place as the top ten list gets littered by tech and social companies. Google hang ...

Zlatan Will Reveal His New Club ‘When He Sells 100 T-Shirts’

Zlatan Will Reveal His New Club ‘When He Sells 100 T-Shirts’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain tight-lipped about his next club until he's managed to flog "at least 100 t-shirts", the sport star's agent has revealed. Speculation about the striker, who hit his prime five years ago, has been rife in the media as a potential hook-up with former boss Jose Mourinho looks ...