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Rising property prices are condemning nearly two million young adults to live with their parents, The Money Blog

Rising property prices are condemning nearly two million young adults to live with their parents

It’s getting harder than ever for young adults to clamber onto the property ladder, leaving millions forced to remain in their parents’ home

By | The Money Blog | Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 12:29 pm

The Battle of Hastings

Guest post by Tom Doran
People like me know the script when it comes to defending Israel against its outright haters, the people currently attacking synagogues all over Europe in the name of Palestine. They are unhinged, implacable, terrifying… But for this very reason, a known quantity. We’ve been here before, again and again. We have [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 10:45 am

Introducing: ‘68, Arts

Introducing: ‘68

’68 are a duo from Atlanta, made up of vocalist/guitarist Josh Scogin (formerly of The Chariot and Norma Jean) and drummer Michael McClellan (formerly of Becoming the Archetype). Taking Garage rock as a blueprint, the duo warp and twist the genre into a vicious new beast that is a sound all of their own making.

By | Arts, Music | Monday, 28 July 2014 at 3:25 pm

A crunch is coming for higher education funding, Eagle Eye

A crunch is coming for higher education funding

Whoever wins the next election will face a very difficult situation

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 28 July 2014 at 1:08 pm

Her Outdoors: Who charged the blackberries?, Her Outdoors

Her Outdoors: Who charged the blackberries?

I feel a bit sorry for the blackberry. Of course, I don’t mean the less hip cousin of the iPhone, but the very very humble berry of late summer. It is one of the easiest fruits to find in British hedgerows and parkland, yet – perhaps because of this ubiquity – they’re not the most [...]

By | Her Outdoors, Notebook | Saturday, 26 July 2014 at 8:34 pm

Ed Miliband’s unwise speech, Eagle Eye

Ed Miliband’s unwise speech

Esteemed colleague Andrew Grice said: “Rarely in 30 years of reporting national politics have I seen such a candid, self-aware and self-deprecating speech.” Fellow Blairite zombie Daniel Hodges, on the other hand, thought it was “one of most breathtakingly cynical and hypocritical speeches I’ve ever seen delivered by a major British politician”.
I observe merely that [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Saturday, 26 July 2014 at 11:34 am

The Barking Blondes – Be Dog Friendly, The Dog Blog

The Barking Blondes – Be Dog Friendly

The Hound Pound is an important ecomonic force on the high street – so why aren’t more shops and restaurants friendly to four-legged customers, ask Anna Webb and Joanne Good

By | The Dog Blog | Saturday, 26 July 2014 at 8:00 am

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Tomatoes, Goats Cheese and Herb Salad, Dish of the Day

Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s Tomatoes, Goats Cheese and Herb Salad

Recipes don’t get simpler than this one so as soon as the suns out and you feel like pretending you’re somewhere Mediterranean get cooking this delicious summer salad

By | Dish of the Day | Thursday, 24 July 2014 at 10:23 am

Time to end unfair sneaky fees and charges which simply confuse and mislead us, The Money Blog

Time to end unfair sneaky fees and charges which simply confuse and mislead us

Financial firms are busy confusing consumers with “tricky” charges to hide to true cost of their products

By | The Money Blog | Thursday, 24 July 2014 at 7:00 am

Paul Fisher: the full transcript, Chunomics

Paul Fisher: the full transcript

I’ve interviewed Paul Fisher, who this month attended his final Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee meeting. He is now deputy head of the Bank’s Prudential Regulation Authority.

Here’s the full transcript below for those who are interested in monetary policy and financial regulation.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 23 July 2014 at 12:01 am

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