Jack Peat

Jack Peat

Jack is a business and economics journalist and the founder of The London Economic (TLE).

He has contributed articles to VICE, Huffington Post and Independent and is a published author.

Jack read History at the University of Wales, Bangor and has a Masters in Journalism from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Leicester City Chairman Puts On Free Beer For Fans

Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha will lay on free beer and doughnuts for fans this Sunday. The Foxes take on Southampton at the King Power stadium as they look to continue their march towards the Premier League title. With four home games left of the season, and only seven overall, the club’s...

Social Media Data Shows Swing To Goldsmith

By Gemma Joyce As the race for London Mayor accelerates, new data is suggesting a change in tide of online support for the front runners. Social data research on the candidates’ performance on social media could be good news for Richmond Park and North Kingston MP Zac Goldsmith. The analysis, conducted...

Redbridge Indian Communities React To ‘Patronising’ Goldsmith Campaign

Redbridge's Indian communities have reacted to 'patronising' leaflets sent by mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith in the run-up to the election. A campaign leaflet sent by Goldsmith that was tailored to those from specific Indian groups stated he supported family-owned businesses and was against taxes on family jewellery. Cllr Varinder Singh Bola, who...

Check In Via Facebook On KLM Flights

KLM passengers can now check-in with Facebook after the social media giant signed up its first airline to use its popular chat app Messenger. Facebook has been looking in to turning Messenger into a more than just a chat service for some time, and this announcement could illustrate what the future looks...

Dog Playing Dead Video Breaking The Internet

A video of a dog that plays dead so he doesn't have to leave the park is breaking the internet. Although the video was uploaded over three years ago it has recently gained traction and now has more than six million views! The golden retriever, filmed in Atlanta, Georgia, was so...

UK Team Heads To Quidditch World Cup in Frankfurt

Competitive Quidditch has transitioned from the fictional grounds of Hogwarts into a fully fledged competitive sport as teams from around the World prepare for the Quidditch World Cup in Germany. UK teams including Bangor Broken Broomsticks, the Cambridge University Quidditch Club, Durham Direwolves, Holyrood Hippogriffs, St Andrews Snidgets and Keele Krakens now compete in the British Quidditch Cup, the...

Manhattan’s Horizontal Skyscraper That Would Excavate Central Park

A horizontal skyscraper that submerges Central Park to make room for a multi-functional mega structure has won eVolo's 2016 Skyscraper Competition. The design was picked from 489 entries, which included skyscrapers that purify air, buildings conceived to create rain for the driest regions and skyscrapers that prevent cities sinking. Yitan...

UN Rules Falkland Islands ‘Are in Argentinian Waters’

The United Nations has ruled that the Falkland Islands are in Argentinian waters, giving the country fresh impetus to continue its claims to the British overseas territory. The decision by the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf was welcomed by Argentina, but concern has been expressed elsewhere over...

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