- RT @MattWhittakerPB: Weekend reading from me reflecting on the @ONS social capital update and how it relates to the Prime Minister’s pledge… 6 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Possibly right that there needs to be a row. I found more interesting that the view ascribed to Number 10 of the EU is so… 6 hours ago
- @JonnElledge Cacklegoose Green. 6 hours ago
- RT @George_Osborne: In Downing Street - where you put him ... 11 hours ago
- @DavidHenigUK @AlexStevensKent This suggests quite a few people take advantage of it. https://t.co/c07SGvLFRj 17 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Those who believe Australia is a model for future UK trade policy presumably know that they have a single market type rel… 17 hours ago
- This is interesting. As my dad used to say, always look up. Fred Housego - History On Your Doorstep (1982) -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Folks, today I demonstrate one of my superpowers. At 12 noon, I shall simultaneously be on the BBC's #Moneybox, discus… 20 hours ago
- The Guardian reckons Ealing will have the largest increase in the number of tower blocks of any London Borough. Tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 20 hours ago
- RT @Williamw1: Job done: a poignant moment that perhaps deserves more airplay. The @BritishArmy has formally closed its last base in German… 20 hours ago
- What’s interesting about this is that, in recent months, people have joined the dots. Various local opposition grou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 21 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Spot on in defence of the Gini 23 hours ago
- The Hoaxer
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
Here’s something to try on your friends next time you’re in the pub or at a dinner party. Let’s assume that, at some time in your life, you will fall foul of the authorities in a foreign country. The good … Continue reading
“If you take away the brand, what are this company’s strengths?” I asked senior managers from a firm with high-profile name. They looked at me gone out, as my gran used to say. It had never occurred to them to ask … Continue reading
The IMF dropped a bombshell over the weekend. It predicted that China’s economy would overtake America’s in 2016, a decade or so earlier than most previous predictions. Has the IMF suddenly discovered some new data? Has the impact of the financial crisis … Continue reading
After yesterday’s data-heavy post, something a bit more light-hearted for the Thursday before a bank holiday weekend. Now we all know that astrology is a load of rubbish. It’s a lot of superstitious mumbo-jumbo with no evidence base whatsoever. Anyone caught … Continue reading
Peter Hoskin and Éoin Clarke were knocking lumps out of each other last week about whether debt and debt repayments were worse under John Major than they are now. At least they were knocking lumps out of each other with numbers and bar … Continue reading
I’m still reeling from watching last night’s Panorama programme. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s well worth watching on iPlayer. It told the story of a convicted fraudster who conned, in roughly this order, an investment bank, Notts County’s owners, … Continue reading