Day: January 20, 2017

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Spirit of the Month – Balblair 2005

Although the national population is comparatively small, Scotland remains the world’s most popular nation for whisky production. With over 100 active distilleries, the country is divided into five different whisky-making regions – Campbeltown, Islay, Speyside, Highland and Lowland. In the north of the country, it’s the Highlands that’s the nation’s ...

Jackie : Film Review

Jackie : Film Review

By Anna Power  @powerpops If you were expecting a glossy biopic of Jackie Kennedy, wife of JFK, first lady and international fashion icon, think again, Pablo Larrain’s film is anything but. It plays more like an up-close and personal examination of a woman in trauma. It’s brutal, jarring and uncomfortable ...

Secret UFO files released by the CIA

Secret UFO files released by the CIA

By Nigel Watson Millions of secret files have recently been released by the US, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), but only a handful relate to UFOs. Their ‘electronic reading room’ provides access to documents released by the CIA through the Freedom of Information Act, which can be viewed here. By inputting the ...

BT hikes its prices as its Premier League gamble bites

BT hikes its prices as its Premier League gamble bites

Given the amount of money BT invested in securing live sports rights it all seemed a little too good to be true that it could offer the privilege of viewing it effectively for free. Signing up for BT's competitively priced broadband package would give you access to Premier League games, ...

The London Economic

TLE Sports Podcast 20.01.17

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter Sports Editor David de Winter and TLE Sports columnist Richard de Winter talk British success at the Australian Open, discuss England's ongoing one-day series in India, preview the semi-finals at The Masters snooker ...

Ingenious smart glove translates sign language into speech

Ingenious smart glove translates sign language into speech

A savvy student has designed a 'smart glove' which translates sign language - into speech. PhD student Hadeel Ayoub designed the BrightSign to help people with speech disabilities communicate without needing an interpreter. Hadeel, who specialises in digital and software design at Goldsmiths University, has been working on the BrightSign ...

Bird flu is back: We need solutions, not scapegoats

Bird flu is back: We need solutions, not scapegoats

By Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming Bird flu is back. All farmers and keepers of poultry have been ordered by Defra to keep their birds indoors, separate and ‘safe’ from contact with wild birds. Just this week, a flock of 8,000 turkeys in Lincolnshire was diagnosed with ...

We need to talk about Nazi Germany

We need to talk about Nazi Germany

In the week Theresa May defiantly delivered her "hard right" stance on the Brexit negotiations and America gets set to inaugurate one of the most "hard right" figures in modern political history the message of 2017 has become quite clear; If 2016 delivered the body blows, the next few years ...