Day: June 22, 2016

Brexit plane flies over MP Jo Cox’s memorial

Brexit plane flies over MP Jo Cox’s memorial

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor The referendum campaign sinks lower and lower and I think many would just like it to be over now. Now a plane flying a Vote Leave banner flew over Trafalgar Square as Jo Cox's husband paid an emotional tribute to her. The event this afternoon ...

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Beer of the Week – And Union NEU BLK

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Set up in 2007, Bavarian craft bier brand And Union is the produce of a father, a son and his business partner, with a focus on rationality and simplicity - the basic principles of modernism – at the helm. Working with brew-masters from four ...

The EU, and my Faith in Humanity

The EU, and my Faith in Humanity

The news agenda has been so miserable of late that it's become near impossible to find anything to be positive about. So late last week composer Nick Harvey asked Twitter to tell him things that have made people smile, and in doing so created an umbrella of loveliness amidst a downpour ...

Video – Boris fails to kiss a fish

Video – Boris fails to kiss a fish

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor After all the posturing and the praise for the fish industry in the face of EU regulations, would Boris kiss one of his beloved fish, well we reckon he didn't. He was at Billingsgate market mopping up the final few potential votes, but he couldn't ...

Overseas energy jobs: DON’T LEAVE the EU

Overseas energy jobs: DON’T LEAVE the EU

A new survey has revealed that energy professionals who work or live within the EU (i.e professionals working in overseas energy jobs) don’t want the UK to leave, but it’s close. A sample of energy sector workers in overseas energy jobs took part in the EU referendum survey. The results of ...

Cristiano Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Microphone In A Lake

Cristiano Ronaldo Throws Reporter’s Microphone In A Lake

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portuguese colleagues have had a torrid start to Euro 2016 filled with tantrums and strops, but things have just got a whole lot worse. The Real Madrid star has been filmed throwing a reporter's microphone in a lake. The incident happened as the reporter approached him ...

Annoyed man’s full page advert in Metro to back Remain

Annoyed man’s full page advert in Metro to back Remain

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor A mystery man named only as Laurence Taylor took out a full page advert in the Metro newspaper to make the case for Remain. Mr Taylor is “fed up” and demands people discuss immigration “based on facts not fear” – he claims he paid for the ad ...

Video – Gove says Barnes for Brexit…Barnes really isn’t

Video – Gove says Barnes for Brexit…Barnes really isn’t

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor John Barnes, former England and Liverpool footballer and occasional rapper shot down Michael Gove down for claiming that he backs Brexit. Following news Beckham supporting Remain, the Justice Secretary claimed on Sky that, "there are lots of people like Sol Campbell and John Barnes" who ...

Losing The Battle For Europe’s Soul

Huge Spike In Uncertainty Index As Vote Nears

A huge spike in the uncertainty index has been registered a day before Brits go to the polls. Research from Warwick Business School measuring political and economic uncertainty in the UK has revealed uncertainty has increased rapidly. Ilias Filippou, Assistant Professor of Financial Economics, said: “It is interesting because there was ...

Euro leaders vote for Brexit

Watch: Ovation After Ruth Davidson Destroys ‘Leave Lies’

The leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Ruth Davidson received an ovation last night after outing the Leave campaign's lies and inaccurate figures used in their propaganda. Facing Boris Johnson and other key 'Outers' Davidson said she "can't let it stand that you sell a blatant untruth two days before a ...

MPs will investigate far right after Jo Cox slaying

Right-Wing Extremists Inflict More Fatalities Than Islamist Terrorists

A new report released this week will warn that right-wing extremists inflict more fatalities and injuries than Islamist terrorists in “lone actor” attacks. The report, from the Royal United Services Institute think tank in London, says that 94 people were killed and 260 injured in attacks carried out by right-wing extremists ...