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Today from <i>i</i>: Religious artefacts, Notebook

Today from i: Religious artefacts

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Friday, 25 March 2011 at 11:19 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Friday, 25 March 2011 at 10:54 am

March 26th, Notebook

March 26th

Tomorrow, on March 26th, hundreds of thousands are expected to march in London, to demonstrate against the government.

By | Notebook | Friday, 25 March 2011 at 10:49 am

Online House Hunter: Budget round-up, Property

Online House Hunter: Budget round-up

Our Online House Hunter reports on the property sector’s reaction to Wednesday’s Budget

By | Property | Friday, 25 March 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Attacking Peterborough against the worst defence. Expect goals, Sport

iBet: Attacking Peterborough against the worst defence. Expect goals

Bristol Rovers v Peterborough, League One, kick off 7.45
Lay under 1.5 goals at 4-1 with Betfair
We lost by going for at least two goals in the Milton Keynes v Peterborough game on Monday night – but did any of you watch it? It was an absolutely brilliant match which was end to end [...]

By | Sport | Friday, 25 March 2011 at 1:00 am

Gove (fails to) recruit another Blairite, Eagle Eye

Gove (fails to) recruit another Blairite

Next month’s Prospect (not online) reports that Professor Sir Michael Barber, head of the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit 2001-05, author of Instruction to Deliver and partner at McKinsey, has been recruited by Michael Gove to be the next permanent secretary at the Department of Education.
Unfortunately, this turns out not to be true. I know that Gove would [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 24 March 2011 at 10:27 pm

Is this big foot?, Eagle Eye

Is this big foot?

“Is this big foot? New video emerges of ‘ape man’.”
I told you, the Daily Mail has rumbled me. They have realised what I am up to, and are now doing it on purpose.
Is that going to stop me?
Number 543. And 544.
Grateful to Hayes Thompson.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 24 March 2011 at 8:29 pm

The only way to justify war, is to dehumanise its victims, Notebook

The only way to justify war, is to dehumanise its victims

It is not normal to look at photographs of explosions and destruction and to celebrate.  It is not logical for people to agree with spending hundreds of thousands of pounds to send jets half way around the world to drop bombs on another people’s country, whilst their family members lose their jobs and their local [...]

By | Notebook | Thursday, 24 March 2011 at 4:19 pm

The Great Tax Unsimplifier, Eagle Eye

The Great Tax Unsimplifier

As you might have gathered from my textual analysis of the Budget speech for The Independent today, I disliked almost everything in it.
You would have thought that a Conservative such as George Osborne would understand (a) market economics and (b) the virtues of tax simplification. Indeed, his spinners presented him as the new Nigel Lawson, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 24 March 2011 at 3:02 pm

Dame Vivien Duffield’s £8.2m: full beneficiaries, Arts

Dame Vivien Duffield’s £8.2m: full beneficiaries

Dame Vivien Duffield – one of the “greatest philanthropists of all time” – has cemented her formidable reputation for charitable giving by donating £8.2m to arts organisations nationwide, it was announced this morning.
In an interview published this afternoon in the Evening Standard, Duffield revealed that she has given £400m in total in her philanthropic career, [...]

By | Arts | Thursday, 24 March 2011 at 3:00 pm

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