Day: July 20, 2017

Foreign aid in Africa: Help or exploitation?

Foreign aid in Africa: Help or exploitation?

Research shows more money is leaving Africa than entering -  so is the West giving aid to Africa, or is Africa giving aid to the West?  Is foreign aid an illusion? New accusations have been fielded that the Commonwealth could be nothing more than an ironically named intergovernmental organisation designed to maintain ...

WATCH: Dignan Porch Go Animated for ‘Golden Beak’

WATCH: Dignan Porch Go Animated for ‘Golden Beak’

Dignan Porch have put together a stunning new animated video for ‘Golden Beak’. Inspired by the song’s surreal, dreamlike lyrics, the video tells the tale of two brothers who undertake a strange and perilous journey and was directed by the band’s keyboard player Hayley Akins and a few of her animator mates. ...

TLE

London’s Best British Restaurants

British food isn’t boring, and these best British restaurants in London prove it. Over the past 60 years, British food has received a, somewhat unfairly, horrendous reputation. Yes, some of our most iconic “national dishes” are famously bland or borrowed from other cultures. But with such a vast melting pot ...

The London Economic

Research reveals the top 25 social media sins

Too many selfies, ranting about politics and ‘Liking’ your own profile picture have been named among the top 25 social media sins, according to research. A poll of 2,000 phone-mad Brits also found four in ten get wound up by cryptic, attention-seeking status updates designed to elicit sympathy from friends ...

Scribe: Film Review

Scribe: Film Review

By Michael McNulty Thomas Kruithof debut feature film, Scribe, has all the trappings of a taut, American, political thriller. It’s a tense, dark, paranoia flick and although it may, at times, find itself a little lacking it still a good run for your money. Scribe opens as Duval (François Cluzet), ...