Day: October 9, 2017

Film Review: Loving Vincent

Film Review: Loving Vincent

Films about enigmatic real life characters often go to large efforts to find and discover their chosen figure. In Loving Vincent this search is a bit more literal. Vincent van Gogh (Robert Gulaczyk) was an ardent letter writer during his life and after his death Joseph Roulin (Chris O’Dowd), a ...

Film Review: Bitch

Film Review: Bitch

By Michael McNulty Marianna Palka’s fourth feature, Bitch, is a flawed, but strangely captivating film.  A fantastical tale of a woman living on the brink of breakdown who is one day pushed over into a full scale meltdown of canine proportions. Jill (Marianna Palka), mother of four and wife of ...

Business travellers using work trips to explore the country

Work trips could be more fun and more enjoyable than your colleagues are letting on, a new study has found. Two-thirds of people who travel for work say they use the trips to tick off their own personal travel to-do list, using the expenses-paid trips as way to achieve their ...

5 unusual places to have a work’s party in London

5 unusual places to have a work’s party in London

If you are in charge of planning the works do and find your co-workers are tired of boozy parties which often end in drunken antics and raging hangovers, and then why not organize something a little different this year? Choosing an activity that is a bit different will make your ...

Theresa May has been “consumed by the shadow of Brexit”

Theresa May has been “consumed by the shadow of Brexit”

Prime Minister Theresa May has been consumed by the shadow of Brexit, according to the Deputy Mayor for Wandsworth Talking exclusively to The London Economic Conservative Councillor Ian Lewer reflected on a "deflated" party conference in which the "wild forces" of the Brexit referendum were to be seen in the flesh. Nothing ...

“We are now the political mainstream” – Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party Conference Speech in full:

Catching up with the Tories! Momentum’s membership is over 31,000

The Labour grassroots organisation now has over 31,000 members, a huge following considering it was only launched a couple of years ago. Momentum was set-up after Jereym Corbyn’s shock victory in the Labour leadership contest in 2015. The group has come under criticism from the right of British media and ...

TLE

How To Make… Grilled Scallops with Garlic Butter & Peppercorn

With the opening of so many boundary pushing Thai restaurants – we’re (as a nation) finally discovering there’s more to Thai cuisine than green curry and Pad Thai. Having been expanding since opening their first restaurant in 1996, Thai Square now has 13 restaurants in and around London, serving authentic, ...

Quiz: How well do you know World War II?

Quiz: How well do you know World War II?

Facts, figures and events from World War Two are at risk of being forgotten – with some people mistakenly believing Germany and Britain were on the same side, a study has found. The location of the Battle of Britain, the date of D-Day and even Britain’s allies during the second ...

Lost Scottish distilleries to be brought back to life

Lost Scottish distilleries to be brought back to life

Two "lost" Scottish distilleries closed more than 30 years ago are to be brought back to life following a £35million investment in the whisky market. Port Ellen and Brora have lain silent since they were closed in 1983, but their whiskies have become some of the most highly prized and ...

Could you tackle the hardest karaoke song in the world?

Could you tackle the hardest karaoke song in the world?

A new video is making the rounds on social media after tourists in Iceland attempted to crack what has been dubbed the ‘hardest karaoke song in the world’. The tongue-twisting sing-a-long – which is similar to Monty Python’s Finland song - was created to launch Iceland’s A-Ö tourism campaign and ...

Civitas expands portfolio

Civitas expands portfolio

Civitas expands portfolio - Civitas Social Housing PLC has completed the purchase of two specialist supported living and residential care investments for a total consideration of £8.5 million, comprising the freehold interest in 5 properties, with 43 tenancies. The properties are immediately income generating with an initial net yield in line with ...

UltraTecno leads the ultrasound cleaning sector

UltraTecno leads the ultrasound cleaning sector

Ultrasounds are usually reserved for the NHS and the health services, when you are having a scan for a baby, for example. However, the latest technology sees ultrasound waves used in cleaning equipment at UltraTecno - a leading ultrasound cleaning company that has revolutionised the cleaning sector. It’s a surreal, but enticing concept. ...

Pakistan food trends: gourmet food delivered

Pakistan food trends: gourmet food delivered

Everything related to the trend of high quality pizza that people are getting in the habit of ordering online in Pakistan. Keep in mind that we don't want to deal with the company but just with the restaurants we link to. Gourmet food is a is a rich philosophy of ...

Vehicle builder, car manufacturer

Vehicle builder, car manufacturer

Race car driver Enzo Ferrari coined the term ‘garagistas’ to describe small backyard garages that challenged greater constructions like his own brand of car. These included Cooper and Lotus. Many smaller garages build cars to suit and the classic Q-plate ‘kit car’ is the ultimate big boy’s toy. Whether it’s ...