Day: July 18, 2016

TLE Meets…Billy Stephens: Down the Rabbit Hole

TLE Meets…Billy Stephens: Down the Rabbit Hole

Stand-up Comedian Billy Stephens performs his show 'Down The Rabbit Hole' this August as part of The Camden Fringe and Deputy Editor Joe Mellor caught up with him to discuss the show, his influences and being called "offensive". JM What can we expect from your show? BS Social commentary, anecdotes, ...

Greenland Has Lost A Trillion Tons Of Ice In 4 Years

Greenland Has Lost A Trillion Tons Of Ice In 4 Years

Greenland has lost a trillion tons of ice in four years, according to a new paper published by scientists in Geophysical Research Letters. Tests using the Cryosat-2 satellite revealed that the North Atlantic island loses ice at a rate of about 287 billion tons per year, which is the equivalent of loosing ...

The London Economic

UK To Endure Recession As Growth Forecasts Cut

The UK is set to endure another recession at the turn of the year with growth forecasts cut from 2.6 and 2.4 per cent three months ago respectively, to 0.4 per cent and 1.4 per cent today. "Severe confidence effects on spending and business” have been projected by the EY Item ...

TLE

Restaurant Review – Chinese Cricket Club

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food When opening a new restaurant, there are many important factors to take in to consideration. However, no restaurant is able to open and survive without a name. Some withhold interesting stories based around heritage, history or the food itself, others are less adventurous and ...

Farage is starting to sound like Trump

Video – Farage caught out by clever question

By Joe Mellor, Deputy Editor Nigel Farage was caught out by a clever question as he appeared on an LBC radio show. The caller said he thought that speaking English was necessary for new people entering the UK to live. “I don’t see how you can integrate when you don’t ...

2015 General Election: The Five Certainties

Is It Time For Britcoin?

The House of Lords will discuss the possibility of having a central bank digital currency called "Britcoin" tomorrow. Its Economic Affairs Committee will take evidence from the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England on blockchain technology, the distributed ledger that allows Bitcoin to function as an online currency. In ...

Gatwick New Favourite In Runway Race

London Gatwick Airport is the new favourite to get an additional runway after pro-Gatwick Sadiq Khan won the London mayoral election and a number of anti-Heathrow MPs were appointed to Theresa May’s cabinet. Betway has cut odds on Gatwick to 4/7 while Heathrow Airport’s odds of being awarded the right to develop a ...

May Day

New Centre-Left Party “A Real Possibility”

A new centre-left party is a "real possibility", according to Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron. As Labour MPs become increasingly frustrated by Labour isolation and the Lib Dems try to claw back lost seats from the last General Election, the possibility of a new alliance to oppose the Tories is becoming ...

TLE

How To Make The Perfect… BBQ Honey & Mustard Chicken

By Jonathan Hatchman, Food Editor, @TLE_Food Providing carefully selected groceries and delivering them straight to your front door, Marley Spoon is a recipe box company that delivers delicious, balanced recipes with all of the necessary ingredients to cook at home, served in exact measurements as to avoid food waste. Beginning ...

Review: The BFG

Review: The BFG

Review By Leslie Byron Pitt Steven Spielberg's first Disney branded film (it's weird that it's taken so long), is a rather wistful adaptation of the beloved Roald Dahl book The BFG. The novel, which is over 30 years old, tells a light-hearted tale of an orphaned little girls relationship with ...

DVD Review: River

DVD Review: River

Review by Leslie Byron Pitt The movie River involves a young American doctor (Rossif Sutherland) who doesn't know when to stop, intervening a sexual assault while on sabbatical in Lao. His violent intrusion leads to the assailant's body being found in the Mekong river the next day. This leaves the ...