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The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Spinach, Sage & Ricotta Crispy Fried Gnudi, Dish of the Day

The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Spinach, Sage & Ricotta Crispy Fried Gnudi

This is a great substantial vegetarian meal, packed full of flavour and easily made meaty if serving up dinner for both vegetarians and carnivores.

By | Dish of the Day | Friday, 27 June 2014 at 8:00 am

Big Six energy companies face full competition probe at last, The Money Blog

Big Six energy companies face full competition probe at last

At last, the broken energy market has been referred for a full investigation into prices and practices

By | The Money Blog | Thursday, 26 June 2014 at 11:32 am

Standing to attention: at Raf Simons, clothes worth a closer look, Fashion

Standing to attention: at Raf Simons, clothes worth a closer look

The coupling of great clothes and a great show, where neither one outshines the other, is very rare. It’s all the more remarkable, then, that Raf Simons’ formula for his eponymous label seems such a sure-fire hit. I tried to think back to a Simons show that hasn’t worked, gloriously. Then I realised this was his business’ twentieth anniversary. I couldn’t think of a single instance.

By | Fashion, Fashion Sense | Thursday, 26 June 2014 at 1:23 am

Don’t underestimate the productivity gap, Chunomics

Don’t underestimate the productivity gap

Ian McCafferty is implicitly assuming that trend productivity growth has been lost forever and the only element to be explained is the shortfall relative to 2007. That makes the rest of his analysis, I would argue, inherently pessimistic.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 25 June 2014 at 2:30 pm

Payday lenders: just when you thought they couldn’t get any more despicable, The Money Blog

Payday lenders: just when you thought they couldn’t get any more despicable

Misleading and unfair? Wonga’s pretend lawyer tactic costs it £2.6m in compensation

By | The Money Blog | Wednesday, 25 June 2014 at 11:12 am

Wheels: Journeys in Parlympic Sport, Sport

Wheels: Journeys in Parlympic Sport

The World Cup is all well and good, but James Moore can’t wait for the arrival of new chairs for his local wheelchair basketball club

By | Sport, Wheels: Journeys through Paralympic Sport | Wednesday, 25 June 2014 at 9:00 am

Tax-free savings proving less-than attractive, despite new higher Isa limits, The Money Blog

Tax-free savings proving less-than attractive, despite new higher Isa limits

Money into Isas has fallen dramatically, but banks and building societies are doing little to make tax-free savings a better option

By | The Money Blog | Tuesday, 24 June 2014 at 12:32 pm

Ultramarathon Man: From Perth to Sydney in 13 weeks – on foot!, Notebook

Ultramarathon Man: From Perth to Sydney in 13 weeks – on foot!

Follow Kevin Carr’s extraordinary ultramarathon as he runs the Australian Nullarbor Plain

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 24 June 2014 at 11:15 am

Denis Healey’s son: “My father would have made a rubbish PM”, Eagle Eye

Denis Healey’s son: “My father would have made a rubbish PM”

Denis Healey – Classic Virgo
Guest post by Tim Healey (pictured right www.timhealey.co.uk)
A recent article in The Independent on Sunday (30 June 2013) itemises my father, Denis Healey, as number nine in its list of ‘The Best Prime Ministers We Never Had’.
Not so. I think my father would have made a rubbish prime minister. He [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 23 June 2014 at 9:00 pm

Church’s credit union continues Welby’s ‘war on Wonga’ but more help for all needed, The Money Blog

Church’s credit union continues Welby’s ‘war on Wonga’ but more help for all needed

The church has vowed to help keep vulnerable people out of the clutches of predatory high-cost lenders

By | The Money Blog | Monday, 23 June 2014 at 11:12 am

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