Day: November 23, 2016

The Edge Of Seventeen: Competition

The Edge Of Seventeen: Competition

  We're celebrating the release of the excellent teen high school comedy The Edge Of Seventeen staring the luminous Hailee Steinfeld as Nadine. She's the teenager on the edge, navigating her way through the complexities and social anxieties of high school, romance and family drama. It's on general release on ...

Bad Santa 2: Film Review

Bad Santa 2: Film Review

By Linda Marric @Linda_Marric Thirteen years after the original, we finally have a sequel for Terry Zwigoff's Bad Santa.   Directed by Mark Waters, Bad Santa 2 is every bit as mean and nasty as the original. Billie Bob Thornton reprises his role as Willie, the lazy, drunk, sex obsessed ...

10 Ways to Decorate the Outside of Your House for Christmas

10 Ways to Decorate the Outside of Your House for Christmas

Many of us concentrate on sprucing up the interior of our homes in preparation for Christmas. Yet giving equal consideration to the outside can complete the festive vibe, giving visitors a truly seasonal welcome. Here are 11 ways to decorate your property's exterior in time for Christmas from All Weather ...

World Record Breaking Lego Ship Docks in Trafalgar Square

World Record Breaking Lego Ship Docks in Trafalgar Square

The World’s Largest Lego Ship docked in Trafalgar Square last week as part of a UK tour that ends in Dover before setting sail to Copenhagen. The ship was built as part of DFDS’ 150th Anniversary and consists of over a million Lego bricks. It took 900 hours to construct and stretches 12 ...

OK Go Return with More Slo-Mo Insanity for ‘The One Moment’

OK Go Return with More Slo-Mo Insanity for ‘The One Moment’

OK Go's 2009 music video for breakthrough hit 'Here It Goes Again' has almost 34 million views. 34 MILLION. Since then the LA indie rockers have taken every opportunity to use their music videos to join the charmingly practical with high-concept technicality, and their new cut for 'The One Moment' ...

The Unmarried: Review

The Unmarried: Review

It’s ironic that The Unmarried, where “gig meets theatre” by Lauren Gauge, part of Camden People’s Theatre’s All the Right Notes, starts off with a rendition of The Rhythm of Life by Beatbox Academy artists Kate and Nate because it is precisely that that Gauge’s character Luna is running from. ...

Flats and Shanks Rugby Review

Flats and Shanks Rugby Review

TheLondonEconomic.com Sport brings you Two Men in a Box - The ultimate insight into this week's Rugby from two old pros This week, from Shanks' second home, we talk about those nasty Kiwis, those excellent Irish, and those poor old Welsh. http://rss.acast.com/flatsandshanks/episode12-twomeninabox/media.mp3 David Flatman and Tom Shanklin are two former ...

We’re all poorer for this EU ‘debate’

UK $1.5 Trillion Poorer Since Voting to Leave the EU

The UK is $1.5 trillion poorer since voting to leave the European Union, according to a Credit Suisse study. Since the referendum in June the pound has weakened 16 per cent against the dollar, with plenty more misery to come according to recent reports. Brexit Secretary David Davis recently met with the ...

Vaccinations in the Workplace: Can They Save Your Business Money? 

Vaccinations in the Workplace: Can They Save Your Business Money? 

Vaccinations in the Workplace: Can They Save Your Business Money? Every kind of business in every sector relies on its employees to either offer customers and clients a reliable service and/or generate revenues. But, these valuable employees, especially those in high-risk occupations, are all vulnerable to illnesses which take them ...

Real Life Daniel Blake Tells of Misery After Benefit Cuts Leave Him Without Electricity

Jam on Burnt Toast: The Autumn Statement is a Classic Cover Up

In the wake of Brexit and a sweeping victory for the Republicans in America the Conservatives appear to be about to release one of the most centre-left Autumn Statements in recent history. Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce a ban on letting agent fees, which can cost renters hundreds ...

Conservative Party accused of lying over £10bn NHS funding claims

Conservative Party accused of lying over £10bn NHS funding claims

The Conservative Government has come under fire for its repeated promise of a £10bn increase in funding for the struggling National Health Service. The UK Statistics Authority are questioning the veracity of the claims, as the National Audit Office has described the NHS problems as “endemic” and “unsustainable.” It appears ...