Blogs

Recent entries

A dodgy recommendation from Quilliam, Eagle Eye

A dodgy recommendation from Quilliam

Lord Carlile has been the most vocal defender of the draconian and illiberal system of control orders for terror suspects, both under the previous government and the present one.

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 8:10 pm

What Michael Gove and Theresa May argued about, Eagle Eye

What Michael Gove and Theresa May argued about

A puzzling story in the Mail on Sunday was headlined, “Theresa May and Michael Gove at war over crackdown on home-grown terror”. Puzzling because Brendan Carlin’s byline was on it, and he is a proper journalist, yet the story did not say directly what it was that May and Gove disagreed about.
We can guess, of [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 7:30 pm

Sepia Labour?, Eagle Eye

Sepia Labour?

In a letter to the Times (paywall) Steve Hart – who holds the slightly sinister title “Political Director, Unite” – defends his union’s influence on Labour candidate selection.

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 3:41 pm

Cameron aide’s key role at bank that oversaw sale of troubled Southern Cross empire, Eagle Eye

Cameron aide’s key role at bank that oversaw sale of troubled Southern Cross empire

Even by Daily Mail standards, today’s front page is low. Jeremy Heywood was principal private secretary to Tony Blair, left to work for Morgan Stanley, and is now back in Downing Street as No 10 permanent secretary at the centre of David Cameron’s coalition government.
So the strap above the headline reads: “Blair aide’s key role [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 2:12 pm

Caught & Social: A day in the life of Macca, Notebook

Caught & Social: A day in the life of Macca

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 12:54 pm

Today from i: Stage mishaps, Notebook

Today from i: Stage mishaps

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 11:33 am

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 11:30 am

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Part 1) – The Trailer, Film

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Part 1) – The Trailer

In the highly anticipated next chapter of THE TWILIGHT SAGA, the newfound married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.

By | Film | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 11:00 am

“Death to Cable”, Eagle Eye

“Death to Cable”

There’s an old Doonesbury cartoon about the Iran hostage crisis. One of the students holding US Embassy staff prisoner is about to be interviewed, and the presenter warns viewers “not to be taken in by attempts to use the medium of television to elicit sympathy”. His opening words are “Death to Carter”.

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 10:14 am

iBet: Expect a low scoring qualifier, Sport

iBet: Expect a low scoring qualifier

There are six Euro qualifiers tonight and there may be a touch of value to be had. Luxembourg used to be one of the whipping boys of European football, but although bottom of Group D they have tightened things up somewhat and are conceding at less than two per game.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 at 10:00 am

Most viewed

Read

N/A

Property search
Browse by area

Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter