Day: 22 November 2017

Possibly the best toddler friendly hotel in the world

Possibly the best toddler friendly hotel in the world

Guess what? A toddler friendly hotel really does exist. Our lifestyle writer and mum of two Clair Hart, took her family to a boutique hotel that offers family time with a difference... A toddler friendly hotel with a difference Anybody with children knows that going on holiday or for a ...

Flank Old Spitalfields Market

Restaurant Review: Flank

There’s no such thing as a perfect restaurant. There are good restaurants and bad restaurants – truly exceptional ones, even; but perfection is impossible to grasp with each dining experience being so subjective. Many meat-enthusiasts believe Hawksmoor is the perfect meat restaurant, for instance. They’re entitled to their opinions, of ...

Binge Watch: The Punisher

Binge Watch: The Punisher

There is something dark and malicious within the concept of duty for at its root, duty is a well-told lie. Lies themselves are always betrayals for in the liar’s mind you the receiver of a lie are either too ignorant, too weak or too untrustworthy to be trusted with the ...

File photo of Boris Johnson making his Vote Leave speech in Preston, Lancs., along with Michael Gove and Priti Patel as they bring their Brexit roadshow to the Lancashire city. 1 June 2016. The bus used in the Vote Leave campaign has now been bought by Greenpeace.

Brexit guzzles Budget money as NHS left out in the cold

Philip Hammond put aside more money for Brexit than the NHS in the 2017 Budget in a reversal of the promises outlined during the referendum campaign. The Chancellor said £3 billion would be spent on Brexit planning, while just £2.8 billion will go to the NHS. In a deeply ironic twist ...

Sir Winston Churchill’s Final Painting Sells For Staggering £357K

Sir Winston Churchill’s Final Painting Sells For Staggering £357K

Sir Winston Churchill's final piece of artwork yesterday (Tues) smashed its auction estimate by selling for a staggering £357,000. The wartime leader painted 'The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell' in 1962 - three years before his death. He was in his late eighties and his abstract painting depicts the beloved goldfish ...

Police still refusing to declare on cricketer Ben Stokes’ fate

Police still refusing to declare on cricketer Ben Stokes’ fate

Police are still refusing to say when England ace Ben Stokes might be free to join the team for the Ashes. The 26 year-old all-rounder was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm after a brawl in Bristol in September. He was released pending further investigation and suspended by the England ...

Hammond’s comments confirm that we voted for Brexit blind

Chancellor scraps stamp duty for first time buyers

The chancellor has announced stamp duty will be scrapped for first time buyers on homes up to £300,000 and up to £500,000 in high price areas. The move will affect roughly 80 per cent of first time buyers, and will come as a huge relief for people who are struggling to ...

5 indications that the UK economy is on the brink of a collapse

This is what happened to the pound during Philip Hammond Budget speech

Few politicians would proclaim to have magical powers, but today Philip Hammond seemed to develop the ability to make currencies drop on every word he says. Delivering a crucial Budget to parliament the pound plummeted as he rifled through a raft of shaky economic indicators. He acknowledged that the economic ...

Hammerson sells Places des Halles in Strasbourg

Hammerson sells Places des Halles in Strasbourg

Hammerson sells Places des Halles in Strasbourg - Hammerson has exchanged contracts for the sale of its share (64.5%) of Place des Halles shopping centre in Strasbourg, France. LaSalle Investment Management will purchase the centre from Hammerson and its co-owner, on behalf of funds under management, for a total net ...

Review: So Me Beauty & Wellness, Clapham

Review: So Me Beauty & Wellness, Clapham

Ladies, how many of you have been on a shopping spree, arms laden with high street bags, and then on the final leg of your spree you have quickly nipped into Superdrug to buy that £1 shower gel on offer and thought ‘two birds one stone, I might as well ...

Tories strip “right to equality” from EU withdrawal Bill

Tories strip “right to equality” from EU withdrawal Bill

The Conservative party narrowly voted against Labour's bid to retain EU human rights measures in UK law post-Brexit last night by 311 votes to 301. Just one Conservative MP, Ken Clarke, defied the Government whip and voted for the motion to retain the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, put forward by Jeremy ...

Former pilot charged with estranged wife’s murder

Former pilot charged with estranged wife’s murder

A trained pilot appeared in court yesterday charged with murdering his estranged wife who was beaten to death at her home. Andrew McIntosh, 54, was arrested last Wednesday (15/11) just half-an-hour after his nail technician partner Patricia, 56, was found dead. Police officers found her body at her £300,000 four-bedroom ...

Inconsistent England will get punished Down Under

TLE Sports Podcast – Ashes Preview

</a ></a >Sport News</a > 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter In this episode, the boys preview the upcoming Ashes series which starts on Thursday in Brisbane.  Can Joe Root's men retain the famous urn and avenge the 5-0 whitewash from ...