Day: August 30, 2017

TLE The London Economic

Can Chelsea win back-to-back titles?

Chelsea’s title defence has gotten under way in mixed fashion. After suffering a shock home defeat to Burnley, the Blues have come back strong finding last season’s form and winning their next two games, first against Tottenham, and then against new look Everton. You can’t blame Chelsea fans for worrying ...

Film Review: The Limehouse Golem

Film Review: The Limehouse Golem

The streets of Victorian East London must have been a pretty scary place. Before the trendy bars and artisan coffee shops, it was full of dark alleyways, smoky air, questionable characters, and of course murder. It is the latter that The Limehouse Golem is concerned with. Set in Victorian London, ...

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Beer of the Week: Porterhouse Brewing Co. Plain Porter

In celebration of their 21st anniversary, The Porterhouse Brewing Company have recently begun to supply their range of craft beers throughout the United Kingdom. Initially opening Ireland’s first brewpub, The Porterhouse Brewing Company was launched by cousins Liam LeHart and Oliver Hughes, spotting an opportunity to compete against the bland beers being produced ...

Man charged with murdering young mother of two

Man charged with murdering young mother of two

A man has appeared in court today (Wed) charged with the murder of a young mum-of-two. Jordon Thackray, 27, who is accused of murdering 23-year-old Jessica King, appeared briefly at Bradford Magistrates Court dressed in a prison issue grey jump suit. The case was adjourned to be heard at Bradford ...

Here’s How the Pound Sterling Could Fare as Brexit Negotiations Get Underway

Pound falls to a new eight year low against euro

Anyone heading abroad for some last-minute sun will be disappointed to hear that the pound has fallen to a new eight year low against the euro due to global instability. Britain's currency tumbled to 1.075 against the euro before picking up to around 1.079 on Wednesday, as the third round ...

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Review: Brunch at Sparrow, Lewisham

Lewisham, in South London, has seen significant change in recent years. Long gone are the days of the Battle of Lewisham (celebrating its 40th anniversary this month). The area has become somewhat unrecognisable, even compared to my student years at nearby Goldsmith’s College, not so long ago (relatively speaking: I ...

Film Review: God’s Own Country

Film Review: God’s Own Country

By Michael McNulty Francis Lee’s debut feature film, God’s Own Country, is a delicate and hopeful love story, an intimate portrayal of a budding romance deep in rural Yorkshire that will likely draw comparisons to Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain.  But, there is nothing derivate about this Yorkshire set film. Johnny ...

Film Review: Logan Lucky

Film Review: Logan Lucky

Steven Soderbergh, once dubbed the poster boy of the Sundance generation by legendary critic Roger Ebert, makes his return from a short-lived ‘movie retirement’ with Logan Lucky – a wacky, redneck, Ocean’s Eleven-esque crime comedy. Soderbergh enlists a trio of brawny heartthrobs - in the shape of Daniel Craig, Channing ...