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.

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Cilla – An Obituary

By Harry Bedford  The World lost a star when Cilla Black sadly passed away in the Spanish resort of Marbella. Aged 72, she is believed to have died of natural causes. The ultimate girl-next-door, Cilla was as likeable as she was talented and this gave her a career in show...

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Of Course Corbyn is Leading

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  "People who say their heart is with Corbyn, get a transplant," said Tony Blair, former Labour leader and champion of the centre-left. Labour has “rediscovered losing”. The Party mustn’t align itself with the left if it wants any chance of future electoral success. Blair's speech has made...

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Record Number of Greek Workers Looking at UK Jobs

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  New research has found a record number of Greek workers are searching for jobs in the UK following the debt crisis and widespread youth unemployment. Figures released by CV-Library show the number of web visits received from Greek workers was up by 111 per cent, compared...

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London SMEs to Eclipse Rest of Country in Next 10 Years

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent Small and medium-sized enterprises in London are set to eclipse the rest of the country with revenues forecasted to increase by over £160,000 by 2025 compared to the £82,000 increase expected around the country as a whole. Despite the government’s Summer Budget pledge to put the...

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Progressives, unite and take over

By Pieter Cranenbroek In 1975 Britain overwhelmingly voted in favour of staying in the European Economic Community in a referendum organised by Harold Wilson’s Labour government. Forty years on, the British people will soon face the choice of renewing their vows or filing for divorce. In many ways it looks like...

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Blank Space no more: New Horizons makes it to Pluto

Dr Robin G. Andrews @squigglyvolcano New Horizons probe finds Pluto is more than just an icy ball in space: it’s alive. Well hello there, Pluto. Sorry it took so long. You’re looking great, but I have to be honest with you: we are never ever, ever, getting back together. Despite...

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Britain Avoids Foxit

Satire: Foxes Offered Last Minute Bailout Deal Britain’s wild foxes have been offered a last minute bailout deal by The Conservatives after talks to save the species from privileged countryside toffs reached a drawn-out conclusion. Leaders have agreed to keep the current legislation in place after marathon talks went on...

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Team Fox: Brian May to Lead Anti-Fox Hunting Rally

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Queen guitarist and animal campaigner Brian May is set to lead a protest urging policymakers to keep the Hunting Act intact outside Westminster on Tuesday. The musician and activist - along with May's Save Me Trust, PETA, the RSPCA, the League Against Cruel Sports, Born Free,...

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