Day: October 26, 2018

London Film Festival 2018: Wrap Up

Over the last month I've been covering the London Film Festival for TLE, trying largely to bring you a taste of the slightly more esoteric side of the festival. The time, sadly, has come to wrap up our coverage for this year, but there's one last thing to do: our ...

LIVE: YOB triumph at the Garage

@ The Garage, London12/10/2018Support: WiegedoodPictures: Graham Berry (@blktphotography) In the factional, near tribal world of extreme music, there are few hallowed bands that succeed in crossing hard borders in terms of sonic reach and near universal reverence. One such band are Portland trio YOB, who have been voyaging through the ...

A city guide to Chicago… the new, New York.

Exploring America's 'Second City'  Timeworn fast-food joints sit shoulder to shoulder with fancy, Michelin-star restaurants. The ‘L’ (an elevated metro line) chugs, like a rollercoaster, as it navigates its way through an urban forest of towering, glass-front skyscrapers. People in sharp suits stomp along pavements, rushing to everywhere and nowhere. ...

Patrón Añejo Catrina Day of the Dead cocktail

Spirit of the Week: Patrón Añejo Tequila

Thanks to the efforts of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation), the importance of Día de los Muertos was recognised in 2008, added to the organisation’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. As a result, the festival –meaning ‘Day of the Dead’ in English – has seen ...

Exclusive Q&A with Hafiz Muhammad Ali

The London Economic sits down with author and marketing guru Hafiz Muhammad Ali to discuss the benefits of a career in digital marketing. The London Economic (TLE): What makes a career in digital marketing an appealing option for professionals already established in offline advertising or other media professions? Hafiz Muhammad ...

Esther McVey gifted £530-a-day taxpayer funded job after being kicked out as MP

Universal Credit causing major hardship, says report

More people are worse off under Universal Credit, according to a report published by a cross-party committee of MPs. Following evidence given by organisations including Mind and anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust, the Public Accounts Committee has published their latest report which adds to the growing concern surrounding Universal Credit. ...