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Of course, I never expected to receive any kind of justice or openness from an investigation which consisted of the Metropolitan Police, whom I consider to be one of the most corrupt and inept institutions in the country, investigating themselves, but their report on my case was even poorer than I could have imagined.
The trouble with pedantry is that there is always more of it. I remember the shock of being told, at the age of 24 when I thought I knew everything, that I had misspelt “minuscule”. (By Sarah Benton, the wonderful deputy editor of the New Statesman.) Guy Keleny in his Errors & Omissions column today [...]
The TUC report out today argues that low corporate tax rates reduce revenues but fail to create jobs. Their argument is that the UK enjoys “an extremely competitive tax rate. More than 90 per cent of UK businesses pay the small business rate of 20 per cent while the effective corporate tax rate for large [...]
The perfect final, a clash of the two best teams in the world, a classic in waiting. These are just some of the ways in which Saturday’s Champions League final has been described.
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When their relegation was confirmed last Sunday, Blackpool became the 26th side in the Premier League’s history to be relegated in the first season after coming up from the Championship. In this regard, they are ‘One-season wonders’ (OSWs), and though it won’t be much solace to them, their 39 points made [...]
A sea of blue and yellow erupted as Jonathan Viera’s delicate lob nestled in the back of the net – and I witnessed it from only a running track’s width away.
Unfortunately for the celebrating Las Palmas faithful, their late ‘winner’ was ruled out for offside, a decision met with uproar, as Numancia clung on to [...]
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I have not updated the Banned List much since it reached 100 prohibitions. The first 100 are here; some additions are here. There is also now in production a secret supplement, compiled under the terms of a superinjunction to which I am not allowed to refer. This is designed to keep you in a state [...]
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