Day: July 14, 2017

Butterflies of a Bad Summer

Butterflies of a Bad Summer

If you have not heard of the Irish writer Karl Parkinson before, well let me tell you two things. One, you really need to move in better and more alternative circles; and two, you're missing out on something special. Parkinson's first novel, The Blocks, like a great thoroughbred on its ...

TLE meets…Deadpan Theatre

TLE meets…Deadpan Theatre

What is your show about? Polly and Eve have a surprisingly hilarious time travelling the UK with their best friend’s ashes in a Wizard of Oz lunchbox. At Dylan’s funeral, they are handed the box along with posthumous instructions to take him on the UK road trip he never got ...

Restaurant review: LUPITA, Shoreditch

Restaurant review: LUPITA, Shoreditch

There aren’t many cuisines that are considered to have a history so rich and of such importance that UNESCO will declare it an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, but in 2010 this very honour was bestowed upon the ever-popular and widely celebrated cuisine of Mexico. Take to the streets of ...

Britain’s distressing summer dress code

This season’s must have trainers

Like kids in a candy store, here at The London Economic HQ we’ve been let loose on some of this seasons must have trainers. And they are pretty spectacular. From the bold to the plain, they have our wallets twitching and the soles of our feet dancing happily. And since ...

Is social homogeneity ruining journalism?

Is social homogeneity ruining journalism?

By Daniel Khalili-Tari Could a lack of diversity be hindering the quality of British journalism? Is an absence of racial and social multiplicity inhibiting the credibility of newsrooms? And are young audiences becoming less engaged as a consequence? It’s been known for years, newspaper sales are declining. The emergence of the ...

Football Sponsorship – A Great Big Gamble

Football Sponsorship – A Great Big Gamble

Football is one of the world’s most watched sports, and it’s also one of the biggest commercial enterprises globally. As kit sponsorship has become increasingly popular, the price of real estate on a player’s shirt has sky rocketed, and brands are paying big bucks to advertise on top league team’s ...

Squirrels remember puzzles for TWO YEARS

Squirrels remember puzzles for TWO YEARS

They say elephants never forget, but crafty squirrels can remember how they got into a garden birdfeeder... two years later. And they are also able to use those skills to solve a redesigned version of the same test within half a minute. The intelligence of the pesky rodents is well ...

TLE meets…Harry & Chris

TLE meets…Harry & Chris

What is your show about? It’s about happiness and friendship. It’s also about pandas, robots and time travel, but they’re less obviously about happiness and friendship than answering ‘happiness and friendship’. What is your favourite part of creating a new show? Nothing fuels creativity like a deadline. Or Creativity fuel©, ...

Forgotten Film Friday: Sex Lies and Videotape

Forgotten Film Friday: Sex Lies and Videotape

By Michael McNulty Sex, Lies, and Videotape was supposedly showing at a West Berlin cinema when the wall fell and residents from the East descended on the cinema expecting to see a pornographic film. Those who stuck around to watch the film, once they realized it wasn’t a skin flick, ...

Amedeo Air Four buys A350-900 aircraft

Amedeo Air Four buys A350-900 aircraft

Amedeo Air Four buys A350-900 aircraft - Amedeo Air Four Plus say that, as anticipated in their prospectus dated 13 June, 2017, the company, via its wholly-owned subsidiary, AA4P Lambda Limited, purchased one A350-900 aircraft bearing manufacturer's serial number 123 on 13 July, 2017. The aircraft has been placed on lease to ...