Day: April 26, 2017

507 million-year-old sea monster identified

507 million-year-old sea monster identified

A 507 million-year-old sea monster with can-opener like pincers has been identified for the first time. And the strange-looking creature could point to the origin of modern day millipedes, crabs and insects, according to paleontologists. Canadian scientists have uncovered the new fossil species that sheds light on the origin of ...

A Dog’s Purpose: Competition

A Dog’s Purpose: Competition

To celebrate the release of A Dog's Purpose in cinemas May 5th (with preview screenings over the bank holiday weekend) we're offering dog loving TLE readers the opportunity to win some very special A Dog's Purpose merchandise!! The packs include a ball-thrower, a doggie bowl, a themed blanket, a waste-bag dispenser and ...

Eat, Gay, Love – Adventures in Tuscany

Eat, Gay, Love – Adventures in Tuscany

There is something rather romanticised about the notion of travelling alone. So when I was invited to a wedding in Florence, I excitedly booked my flight and extended my trip for some solo ‘me’ time. If Julia Roberts could do it, then why the hell couldn’t I? But as the ...

Most scenic airport in the World revealed

Most scenic airport in the World revealed

The adrenaline-pumping landing at Saba in the Caribbean has won top spot in 2017 Scenic Airports poll. The tiny Caribbean island runway topped the global travel poll, with other top ten landings including Donegal, London City, Gibraltar and Queenstown. The world’s shortest commercial runway, on the Caribbean island of Saba, ...

Mind praises media momentum on mental health

Mind praises media momentum on mental health

New research from the charity Mind shows that media coverage of mental health problems improves understanding and promotes help seeking, as the charity launches Mind Media Awards 2017. News reports, documentaries, celebrity interviews, soap and drama storylines about mental health have a huge impact on encouraging people to talk, show ...

Watch – Yob throws stone at a PONY

Watch – Yob throws stone at a PONY

The footage appears to show a boy picking up a stone or pebble and throwing it hard at the white pony only a few metres away behind a fence. The poor animal, called Robin, can be seen jumping in pain at the alleged unprovoked attack at Bourton Vale Equestrian Centre ...

London’s Only Echoes Remain Announce Debut Album

London’s Only Echoes Remain Announce Debut Album

Only Echoes Remain are a London-based 4-piece that blend the classic 'wall of guitar' sound of This Will Destroy You with post-metal elements a la Russian Circles/If These Trees Could Talk, the atmospheric prog-y math of Karnivool with the emotions of Sigur Ros or Yndi Halda. Debut album The Exigent ...

In pictures: the 2017 Food Photographer of the Year

In pictures: the 2017 Food Photographer of the Year

The World’s greatest food photo was unwrapped at a packed awards reception at the Mall Galleries in London last night. Bangladesh-based Shoeb Faruquee was declared overall winner of Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2017 and was presented with a cheque for £5,000 by Andy Macdonald, who heads up Pink Lady in ...