Jack Peat

Jack Peat

Jack is a business and economics journalist and the founder of The London Economic (TLE).He has contributed articles to The Sunday Telegraph, BBC News and writes for The Big Issue on a weekly basis.Jack read History at the University of Wales, Bangor and has a Masters in Journalism from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Quiz: How good are your map reading skills?

Quiz: Can you read a traditional map?

Millions of millennials have NEVER read a paper map, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study found a decade of ground-breaking tech innovation has all but ended traditional map-reading among the much maligned 23 to 38 age group. The results show millennials use their mobile phone map...

Wine of the Week: Bolney Pinot Gris

Wine of the Week: Bolney Pinot Gris

This week sees the welcome return of English wine as we visit one of the country’s largest producers in Sussex. 2018 was, in the parlance of Frank Sinatra, a very good year for English wine, and so it is only right we celebrate it. Hot and dry weather landed a...

Putting up a fight in the age of misinformation

Nigel Farage pelted by milkshake in Newcastle

Nigel Farage has become the latest politician to have been hit by a milkshake while on the campaign trail after been splattered in Newcastle. According to Evening Chronicle reporter Sean Seddon there were chaotic scenes on Northumberland Street as Farage was whisked from the scene by security. He said: "(Farage...

Wine of the Week: Masi Masianco 2017

Wine of the Week: Masi Masianco 2017

There is something gloriously refined about drinking Venetian wine on a warm summer’s evening, I wrote of Masianco’s brother Campofiorin back in 2016. Located in the best vineyard sites in foothill and hillsides near the Italian Austrian border, winemakers Masi has been at the forefront of Venetian wine for several...

Britain braced for political chasm as Tories and Labour face splits

Cross-party Brexit talks collapse

Cross-party Brexit talks between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have collapsed, it has been confirmed today. The Labour leader told the PM that negotiations have “gone as far as they can” and “we have been unable to bridge important policy gaps between us”. He also pointed to the unstable leadership...

Jeremy Kyle Show suspended after guest dies

JK sent rolling as show gets the axe

The Jeremy Kyle Show has been axed by ITV following the death of a guest who took part in the programme. Steven Dymond was found dead on 9 May a week after filming the show, during which he took a lie detector test. The death has prompted an outpouring of...

Single Sign-On: What It Is and How It Works

The top 50 signs of success at work revealed

Flying first class on business trips, never having to contribute to the tea round, and having your name on the office door are among the signs of success in the workplace, it has emerged. A poll of 2,000 office workers found one in four also believe being asked about important...

Putting up a fight in the age of misinformation

Nobody voted for no deal in the 2016 referendum

“A WTO No Deal Brexit is now the only way to honour the referendum result”, Alasdair Dow of the grassroots cross-party campaign group Get Britain Out wrote on Brexit Central earlier this year. The consensus among Leave advocates seems to be the same. Theresa May’s negotiated deal with the European...

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