There’s more to hot cocktails than dodgy mulle...
For December I’ve decided to turn the children...
A mixed episode this. In the first half things g...
The bill for the banking misselling scandal is climbing at around half a billion pounds a month
True, not everyone will be celebrating Thanksgiving today but for those who are, or for anyone who loves a reason to party, here are a couple of recipes to get you in the holiday spirit.
Some good lines in Boris Johnson’s Margaret Thatcher lecture tonight. Recalling when he was a “pretty irritating” nine-year-old in 1975:
I remember how deserted London seemed, as people fled to Essex or elsewhere, and the stringy grass and the Spangles wrappers and the bleached white dog turds in the park, and the gust of Watneys pale [...]
Brilliant column by Daniel Finkelstein, or Lord Finkelstein as we shall have to get used to calling him, in today’s Times (pay wall). About a book called The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election, by John Sides and Lynn Vavreck.
It recounts an experiment in election forecasting, which is relevant to some of [...]
This politics of love can be new terrain, beyond the usual agendas of both the political left and right.
Richmondshire, Warwick, Cheshire West, Isles of Scilly and Cheltenham only areas where house prices have exceeded 2008 level
In all the reporting of the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles published yesterday, I have seen no comment on the discrepancy between the number of partners reported by men and by women – as summarised in this graphic, or, as they are called nowadays, infographic (because before about 1996 graphics contained no information).
Indeed, most [...]
It’s as if Margaret Thatcher never existed; young people today; gone to the dogs; laws of supply and demand.
My excellent young colleague Jamie Merrill complains in The Independent today that it is hard to buy tickets online for popular events (such as the Monty Python reunion) because they get snapped up by touts and then [...]
Boylesports report support for Manchester United to win in Germany but I’m seeing this one the other way. Just a point separates these two teams in Group A but the bookmakers have United as short as 2/5 to win the group.
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