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So far at the IMF, so true to form. All agree that the world will get poorer if everyone tries to devalue their currencies at once (actually a logical impossibility) and if all try to deflate at the same time. All agree on the need for coordination and all agree on the need for leadership.
Not the least skill required of a political leader is judgement, and especially judgement in the people around him. On that basis, Ed Miliband has flunked his first serious test in appointing Alan Johnson as shadow chancellor. I would even go so far as to say that Labour would be far better served by Mr [...]
Without meaning to I think I just entered into a terrifying and legally binding contract with James Blunt.
Earlier this afternoon an envelope arrived on my desk containing the posh troubadour’s latest album ‘Some Kind of Trouble’. Not the best freebie in the world I know but the odd James Blunt album is kind of an [...]
Liverpool must win the High Court case next week in order to accept the £300m bid from Boston Red Sox owner John W Henry and his consortium. And in doing so they will finally be rid of the current owners, fellow Americans Tom Hicks and George Gillett.
Henry has proved what he can [...]
No time this year to get to the Cycle Show in London nor even to write very much except to recommend it to anyone who likes perving on hot bikes.
So yeah, go there. It’s at Earls Court in West London and is open today till Sunday. They’ve got test areas, gear and loads of bikes [...]
Premier League melting pot: Internationals from 60 nations (and 60 England internationals) have played in 2010-11 season so far
The Premier League remains global football’s major melting pot, and research by sportingintelligence into the make-up of this season’s teams so far only emphasises the point.
Among the players involved in games so far in the 2010-11 season, there have been full internationals representing 60 different countries from across Europe, Africa, North America, South [...]
Uefa’s Financial Fair Play regulations won’t wipe out the tradition of benefactor involvement in football. They will merely lead to bans from European competition for clubs whose owners want to spend lots of their own money building up those clubs. Those who want to spend freely can do so, but be [...]
There was a crunch meeting about defence spending yesterday and lots of differing reports about what went on. This is how I understand it – after his tough talking and that leaked letter, Liam Fox looks likely to be able to declare a victory, of sorts…
David Cameron is poised to approve the £5.2bn construction of two new [...]
There is no shortage of karaoke titles on the market for vocal show-offs with a video games console. But while existing titles encourage wannabe singers to compete against all-comers, none of them offer much help to those who are a bit too shy to get on stage. Until now…
Games review roundup: Pro Evolution Soccer 2011; Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light; Enslaved: Odyssey to the West; Face Training
A weekly review roundup of the newest games available, this week featuring the silky skills of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011; the ‘Children of Hope’ in Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light; a digital Andy Serkis monkeying around in Enslaved: Odyssey to the West and facial exercises courtesy of Nintendo’s Face Training.
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