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Social Mobility is Not Allowed, Eagle Eye

Social Mobility is Not Allowed

If I ever revive the  Banned List – and I am on the cusp – one of the first phrases to go on it will be social mobility. Nick Clegg last week made a speech and published a document on the subject. Faisal Islam at Channel 4 News summed up the Government’s new “strategy” thus:
1. Rename [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 3:50 pm

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy, Notebook

The Listening Post: Hackers, identity crises and Google’s Panda diplomacy

This week’s update from the world of digital newsgathering and the place to let us know your thoughts on The Independent and i’s digital operations.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 3:33 pm

Rugby League: Catalan Dragons’ improvement represents shift in Super League, Sport

Rugby League: Catalan Dragons’ improvement represents shift in Super League

The Catalan Dragons’ last couple of results really do represent the biggest shift in Super League so far this season.
To fly over and beat Warrington was one thing; to stay here, eating our funny food and listening to our strange accents, for five days and then beat Wigan was something else again.
Those who know his [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 12:58 pm

Caught & Social: I could Scream – it’s my ex, Notebook

Caught & Social: I could Scream – it’s my ex

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 11:40 am

Today from <i>i</i>: Young explorers of the world, Notebook

Today from i: Young explorers of the world

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 11:28 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 11:23 am

Beer: The rise of the hop, Notebook

Beer: The rise of the hop

Plenty of people think it hopelessly pretentious to take any interest in the quality of what you drink. A friend was recently in a pub when he was accosted by a fellow punter whilst having a look to see what was on the handpumps. ‘What does it matter?’ he was asked. ‘It’s all beer, isn’t [...]

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 10:18 am

Online House Hunter: Buying to let, Property

Online House Hunter: Buying to let

There are signs of growth once more in the buy-to-let market. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver explores the options.

By | Property | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 7:00 am

iBet: Inter have to go on the attack, Sport

iBet: Inter have to go on the attack

Schalke v Inter Milan, Champions League, tonight 7.45pm

Lay under 1.5 goals at 3.6 to one
Schalke’s 5-2 win in Milan in the first leg goes down as THE shock of the knock-out stages. The Germans had picked up slightly under their new manager, but nothing to suggest they could demolish the champions at the San Siro, [...]

By | Sport | Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 12:01 am

The Nye Bevan Memorial Quiz, Eagle Eye

The Nye Bevan Memorial Quiz

We haven’t had a quiz for a while. So let’s have an NHS modernisation quiz. Who said this?
As society evolves, so too must the NHS. The Bill will deliver a modern NHS fit for the 21st century. It is the natural progression of the original vision to deliver the finest health care for all our [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 12 April 2011 at 10:17 pm

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