Day: 8 August 2016

TLE

Restaurant Review – The Frog

Generally speaking, I’ve never been a great fan of tasting menus. It’s less of a problem with the sheer quantity of courses served, than it is with the chef’s decision to commonly present an array of gratuitously pretentious dishes. All too often this leads to spending three hours (or more) ...

Greens join Lib & Lab against May’s grammar school plans

Greens join Lib & Lab against May’s grammar school plans

The Green Party has joined Labour and the Liberals to fight the government’s new plans to re-introduce the grammar school system in the UK. New PM May is assumed to be hoping to scrap the ban on establishing new grammar schools in England; she hopes it will actually help to ...

Holidaymakers face £170 fine for bagging spots on the beach

Holidaymakers face £170 fine for bagging spots on the beach

If the stereotypes are to be believed, then Germans' have been guilty of stealing sunloungers and places on the beach ever since the package holiday introduced UK sun-seekers to the behaviour of foreign holidaymakers in the 1970s. Well now it is Italy’s turn as they have launched an offensive of tourists ...

UK Music festivals hotbed for measles

UK Music festivals hotbed for measles

Music festivals have always been places to pick up various ailments, alcohol poisoning, food poisoning, and possibly the odd STI, but there is now been an outbreak of measles at a lot of UK festivals. Public Health England has said that music festivals this summer have become somewhat of a ...

The London Economic

FTSE bosses income rises 10% to £5.5m on average per annum

City bosses have seen another huge yearly income rise, which will further anger the general population who are struggling by on stagnant wages. The news also comes as a recent study found that increased pay for businesses bosses does not necessarily improve the companies performance. This recent study, by the ...

Kitten raised by David Cameron thinks it’s a Tory

Kitten raised by David Cameron thinks it’s a Tory

Larry the rescue cat was adopted by No.10 from Battersea Dogs & Cats home as a kitten. Realising he needed a strong male role model staff paired Larry with the then Prime Minister David Cameron. The two quickly became inseparable. The kitten was close to death when it was adopted ...

Should UBER Drivers Be Required to Pass ‘The Knowledge’?

Three-hundred and twenty routes, 25,000 streets and 20,000 landmarks; that's what you have to master to become a Green badge holder. The Knowledge is a test that is as synonymous to London taxi drivers as the black cabs they drive. Regarded as one of the hardest taxi driver test to pass in the World ...

Watch: Jim Furyk Becomes First Player to Record a 58

Watch: Jim Furyk Becomes First Player to Record a 58

American golfer Jim Furyk became the first player to score a 58 at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. The 46-year-old hit 10 birdies, an eagle and no bogies to shoot a 12-under-par round, becoming one of six men to hit sub-60 for 18 holes. Furyk told Sky Sports 4: "It's pretty cool. "A ...

Fort Process Reveals Arts Festival Line-Up

Fort Process Reveals Arts Festival Line-Up

Fort Process is an expansive multi ­disciplinary music and arts festival that takes place in the evocative spaces of Newhaven Fort in East Sussex. After an acclaimed, sold­-out debut in 2014 the festival is back for a second edition, with an extensive programme (in excess of 100 artists) featuring site ...

Trump is America’s Brexit

Obama recently delivered one of the biggest speeches of his life, and one of the most damning criticisms of Donald Trump to date. After eight years of being heckled by "The Donald" and his fellow conspiracy theorists, this one was personal. Around 45 minutes he spelt it out with these bold words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aip0BAWrdLw&feature=youtu.be&t=40m43s "That's ...

Introducing EzTrader – the options trading platform

Introducing EzTrader – the options trading platform

Options trading is a fast paced, fascinating and potentially highly rewarding form of financial trading that allows individuals to invest and trade in options - also known as binary options trading and digital options.  TheLondonEconomic.com introduce EzTrader, the options trading platform. What does it involve? An option essentially describes a ...

TLE

How To Make The Perfect… Melon Sorbet

Struggling to cool down and stay refreshed this summer? Focusing on dishes that highlight beautiful seasonal produce at her restaurant in Notting Hill – Chef Marianne Lumb’s melon sorbet combines two of the world’s most famously revitalising edibles. “The melons are at their peak in the summer, find the nicest ...

Top tips for making the right choices with furniture

Top tips for making the right choices with furniture

In today’s retail world, you’re never far from a bargain, but there’s often a downside to this. Things that are cheap often aren’t built to last, and you may find that you have to replace big items more quickly than you might like. You might find your time and money ...

AI Only a Click Away for UK SMEs

AI Only a Click Away for UK SMEs

By Mor Philosoph, Head of Wix ADI Technology  Only five years ago, artificial intelligence (AI) was for science fiction films only. It is only recently that it has become a part of the day to day business vernacular. Within a very short space of time it has stopped being fodder ...

Turkey’s Failed Coup Is A Godsend for Its Wannabe Tyrant

Erdogan Moves to Reinstate the Death Penalty

Turkish President Recep Erdoğan has moved to reinstate the death penalty following last month’s failed military coup. Mr Erdogan addressed huge crowds of supporters in Istanbul, saying that he will reinstate the death penalty if the "nation makes such a decision". Capital punishment has been banned in Turkey since 1984 and the ...

There’s A Walking Wall Trudging Around London

There’s A Walking Wall Trudging Around London

A walking wall has been spotted trudging around London inviting people to throw blows at it to symbolise the time workers ‘hit the wall’. A survey of 2,000 workers revealed that 2.22pm is the moment when the post-lunch slump is most likely to kick in, triggering a lull in concentration and productivity. ...