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TLE Sports Podcast: World Cup Special Part 2

TLE Sports Podcast: World Cup Special Part 2

By Richard & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter In the second part of their preview of World Cup 2018, Richard and David discuss Groups E-H, including England, Brazil, Germany and...Switzerland. They also reveal their tournament winner and their pick for the Golden Boot.

TLE Sports Podcast: World Cup Special Part 1

TLE Sports Podcast: World Cup Special Part 1

By Richard & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter The boys preview the World Cup which starts in Russia on Thursday. In part one: Groups A-D, including Spain, Portugal, France and....Saudi Arabia

Ten things to do in Alabama

Ten things to do in Alabama

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination on 4 April, Neil Davey takes a trip to Alabama, a key US state in the Civil Rights Movement.   Shall we get the obvious out of the way first? Because, yes, Alabama does not have the best reputation of ...

Amsterdam

What to expect from Eurostar’s London to Amsterdam service

It’s official: on Wednesday 4 April, travellers can travel direct from London to Amsterdam by train, doing away with the need for airport rigmarole. The extension of the Eurostar comes after a number of delays to the launch. But track improvements mean that the London-Brussels journey has also benefitted, with ...

The Address

Hotel review: The Address, Dublin

Part of the established North Star Hotel, known to Dubliners as the only decent hotel in the area (sorry, other hotels in the area), the newly-refurbished wing of the hotel has been given its own brand, its own reception desk, and a rooftop residents’ lounge of its own too. But ...

Bregenz

Lake Constance: Around four countries in four days

Whatever our reasons for Brexiting, only a wrong person would question the cultural offerings of Europe. Separated by a bridge, a river or most often an imaginary line, each country on the continent brings with it a richness of history, outlook and beauty – and when I discover there are ...

Top 5 Literary Podcasts!

TLE Sports Podcast – 03.11.17

</a ></a >Sport News</a > 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter In this jam-packed episode, Richard and David discuss the managerial changes at Everton and Leicester City, evaluate Claude Puel's appointment at the King Power Stadium and debate the potential successors ...

TLE Sports Podcast – World Cup Qualifying Special

</a ></a >Sport News</a > 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter Richard & David de Winter discuss the Qualification permutations for the 2018 World Cup, including Argentina's crucial match with Ecuador and Portugal's showdown with Switzerland. Also featuring a review of ...

TLE Sports Podcast – Cricket Special

</a ></a >Sport News</a > 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter Brothers Richard & David de Winter present a cricket special this week as they discuss the Ben Stokes Affair, England's Ashes squad and their chances this winter down-under. Also featuring ...

Top 5 Literary Podcasts!

TLE Sports Podcast – World Cup Qualifying Special 06.09

</a ></a >Sport News</a > 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter (Sports Editor) @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter This week's episode focuses on qualifying for the World Cup.  The boys discuss the chances of the home nations as well as the looking at the other potential qualifiers from around ...

Lake Como

Lake Como: 7 things to know before you go

The north Italian area of Lake Como is a tempting attraction for those in need of panoramic beauty, traditional Italian meals and a timeless charm. Add in the possibility of bumping into its most famous resident, George Clooney, and I was tempted enough to visit in June - just ahead ...

The London Economic

TLE Sports Podcast – 10/07/17

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @davidjdewinter  @rgdewinter Brothers Richard & David de Winter round-up a busy week of sport starting with the history-making British & Irish Lions drawn test series in New Zealand, England's victory in the first test against ...

Galgorm Resort & Spa

Hotel review: Galgorm Resort & Spa, Northern Ireland

Ireland’s not short of incredible spa hotels, from the luxury retreat of Monart to the high-end, welcoming Cliff House to the well-designed Aghadoe Heights. So it was with pleasure and intrigue that I ventured northwards, to the four-star spa hotel of Galgorm Resort, ostensibly to try out its new Quartz ...

Oslo Airport (by Ivan Brodey)

First look: The world’s greenest airport

Let’s be honest: the world of aviation and sustainability don’t exactly go hand in hand. But that doesn’t mean we should be wasteful in our travel, hence the popularity of offsetting our carbon footprint when travelling. For further guilt-free travel, Oslo Airport are pushing the boundaries with what’s billed to ...

The London Economic

TLE Sports Podcast – Premier League title race

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter In this episode, TLE Sports Editor David de Winter & TLE Sports Columnist Richard de Winter, discuss the denouement to the Premier League, including the title race, the battle for the top 4 ...

The London Economic

TLE Sports Podcast – Lions Special

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter Sports Editor David de Winter & TLE columnist Richard de Winter discuss Warren Gatland's 41-man Lions squad for the eagerly anticipated summer tour to New Zealand and give their verdict on the Lions' ...

Koh Samui’s most romantic pool villas

Koh Samui’s most romantic pool villas

You might remember the tropical Thai island of Koh Samui from its bygone bohemian days, when it was a mecca for backpackers in search of the fabled beach that inspired Alex Garland’s cult novel The Beach. But visitors to Koh Samui’s shores will find the island much changed since then ...

The London Economic

TLE Sports Podcast 08.03

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter The TLE Sports Podcast returns with David & Richard de Winter.  In this episode they discuss the final two rounds of the RBS Six Nations, England's one-day series with West Indies, Claudio Ranieri's ...

The London Economic

TLE Sports Podcast 17.02

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter In this episode, Richard & David de Winter discuss the exciting start to the RBS Six Nations,  Arsene Wenger's woes at Arsenal, the relegation battle in the Premier League, Leicester City's decline and ...

REVIEW: Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now

REVIEW: Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now

Have Pissed Jeans been sleeping in a soggy dustbin for the last two years? What have they been stewing themselves in to produce these wretched tones?  On Why Love Now, their fifth album, the only way is down. Time hasn’t healed wounds, it hasn’t brought wisdom, only a thick layer ...

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Government introduces bold new plan to fix broken housing market

By Bea Patel, TLE Property Editor and Director of Shop for an Agent On 7 February 2017, the Government announced its plan to fix the broken housing market, as published in the 104-page housing white paper. The Government admits the housing market is broken and sets to build more affordable ...

Ten things to do in London this weekend

Ten things to do in London this weekend

Ten things to do in London this weekend: February 3rd,4th & 5th 2016 Don't ever say there's nothing to do this time of year; the first weekend in February is destined to be a jam-packed one. You’ve got a wallet stuffed full of fresh cash after that January lull and love ...

The Italian Job: BT’s fraudulent financial reporting

The Italian Job: BT’s fraudulent financial reporting

When we think of theft we usually think of physical robberies, getaway cars and police-chases, not office-based staff fiddling with spreadsheets. Yet many shareholders in recent years have seen their wealth robbed by executives who have been involved in fraudulent corporate financial and non-financial reporting. Not only have we discovered ...

Google sets impossible task: Detecting Fake news

Google sets impossible task: Detecting Fake news

Today Google has announced a new initiative to rid the internet of fake news. Fifty thousand pounds of seed capital has been offered to the group that can find claims online and determine whether or not they are true. But for such a pitiful amount of start-up cash you’d be ...

Playlist: Best of JANUARY 2017

Playlist: Best of JANUARY 2017

There's a healthy mix of material for our first playlist of the year. We're still reeling from Run The Jewels' surprise Christmas Day release of their third LP. With the Presidential Inauguration and the civil unrest in Washington that accompanied it fresh in our minds, Killer Mike and El P's ...

BT hikes its prices as its Premier League gamble bites

BT hikes its prices as its Premier League gamble bites

Given the amount of money BT invested in securing live sports rights it all seemed a little too good to be true that it could offer the privilege of viewing it effectively for free. Signing up for BT's competitively priced broadband package would give you access to Premier League games, ...

The London Economic

TLE Sports Podcast 20.01.17

Sport News 24/7 By Richard de Winter & David de Winter - Sports Editor @TLE_Sport  @rgdewinter  @davidjdewinter Sports Editor David de Winter and TLE Sports columnist Richard de Winter talk British success at the Australian Open, discuss England's ongoing one-day series in India, preview the semi-finals at The Masters snooker ...

We need to talk about Nazi Germany

We need to talk about Nazi Germany

In the week Theresa May defiantly delivered her "hard right" stance on the Brexit negotiations and America gets set to inaugurate one of the most "hard right" figures in modern political history the message of 2017 has become quite clear; If 2016 delivered the body blows, the next few years ...

Hammond’s comments confirm that we voted for Brexit blind

Hammond’s comments confirm that we voted for Brexit blind

Phillip Hammond's comments this week that Britain could change its economic model after Brexit negotiations have confirmed once and for all that we made the vote to leave the European Union completely blind. Talking to German newspaper Welt am Sonntag he unleashed a thinly veiled threat that Britain could use its corporate tax ...

Britain’s rail fiasco – It’s not (just) about the money

Southern Fail: Recruitment drive goes horribly wrong

Southern Rail hit the headlines this weekend saying it is recruiting over 200 new trainee drivers to avoid the strike chaos, only for ASLEF to welcome them in to the union! The much maligned Southern Rail hoped to reduce the reliance on overtime working and minimise disruption by recruiting over 200 ...

Do prisons create a deterrent to crime?

Do prisons create a deterrent to crime?

The case of Anders Breivik against the Norwegian government has ruffled a lot of feathers this week. The man who massacred 77 people in 2011 may not only have a case about "inhuman and degrading" treatment under the European Convention of Human Rights, but could also force the government to pay his legal costs ...

Only pubs can save pubs

Only pubs can save pubs

The Plough pub in Sheffield isn't any ordinary pub. It is a pub that is believed to be the birthplace of modern football, where the rules of the beautiful game were first drafted over many pints during the 1870s spitting distance from Sandygate, the oldest football ground in the world. Last April the ...

Parliamentary Sketch

PMQs 11th January –  Red Cross Blue Witless

It is fair to say that Corbyn had a turbulent day yesterday and he needed a strong PMQs to focus the attention on the Government’s NHS failings, and he did. It wasn’t hard to be fair, any politician, member of the public, or child for that matter could have asked ...

BA workers strike over “poverty wages”

BA workers strike over “poverty wages”

BA workers walked out on strike today in pursuit of higher pay for members of the so-called "mixed fleet" who are being paid "poverty wages" according to the union. According to Unite salaries for mixed fleet staff start at a lowly £12,000, despite the parent company of British Airways forecasting annual profits in the ...

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