Day: September 6, 2016

Watch: How To Make A Blue Plaque

Watch: How To Make A Blue Plaque

With more than 900 of them littered around houses in London, the blue plaque has become a focal part of our historical streets commemorating celebrities, politicians and nobility. The scheme, started by the Royal Society of Arts and administered by English Heritage since The Greater London Council (GLC) was abolished, ...

How can we keep our memories infinite?

How can we keep our memories infinite?

Around 350 million photographs a day are uploaded onto Facebook. Let that sink in. That equates to more than one picture for each citizen of America. In three weeks, that equates to every single person on the planet. It’s believed that 108 billion people have ever lived on the Earth, ...

Planning your Dubai holiday

Planning your Dubai holiday

Dubai has long attracted holidaymakers with the promise of guaranteed sunshine, lavish hotels, glamorous beaches and some of the world’s best water parks. There’s also the city’s many iconic sights, including the Palm Jumeirah island, Burj Al Arab and the breathtaking Burj Khalifa, which you may know better as the ...

Interview: Arctangent 2016 – Dialects

Interview: Arctangent 2016 – Dialects

In the first of our Arctangent 2016 interviews, The London Economic braved the rain to catch up with Glasgow instrumentalists Dialects. Conor and Steven talk new music, superhuman fretwork and the future of post rock. TLE: Thanks for taking the time to chat to us, Dialects. I’ve heard you’ve been ...

El Salvador offered bribe to fix match against Canada

El Salvador offered bribe to fix match against Canada

El Salvador's national football team today claimed that they have been offered a bribe to fix Tuesday's World Cup 2018 qualifying game vs Canada, which they have refused. In a bizarre news conference, team members played an audio recording of the person allegedly offering various incentives. Canada must beat El Salvador (who cannot ...

Lancaster appointed Senior Coach of Leinster

Lancaster appointed Senior Coach of Leinster

Leinster Rugby have confirmed the appointment of former England head coach Stuart Lancaster into the senior coaching team. Following a disappointing Rugby World Cup 2015, where England as the home nation crashed out in the group stages, this will mark Lancaster's first major position back in the game. Lancaster has enjoyed ...

TLE Meets…Elis James and John Robins

TLE Meets…Elis James and John Robins

What is your show about? It's a live incarnation of our Radio X show and podcast. Which people should definitely check out other wise the show might be a little baffling! It's not stand-up, though Elis has promised to dust off a very old routine entitled 'Geordie Financial Year'. The ...

In Pictures: The Evolution of London Docklands

London Flights Grounded at City, Gatwick and Heathrow

If you've picked today to travel out of London, you may be in for a bit of a shock. A series of incidents has resulted in flights been grounded at London City, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. Black Live Matter protesters stormed onto the runway at London City Airport leading to ...