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The Golden Rule Revisited, Eagle Eye

The Golden Rule Revisited

Anyhow, my purpose in trying to get to grips with deficit reduction plans was to strengthen my defences against my admirable colleague, Steve Richards, who in his column in The Independent today urges Ed Miliband and Ed Balls to reject my advice:
They must not fall into the trap of apologising for the level of spending [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 9:59 pm

Killing Bono: Exclusive Gala Premiere, Film

Killing Bono: Exclusive Gala Premiere

Killing Bono is a rock ‘n’ roll comedy about two Irish brothers struggling to forge their path through the 1980’s music scene, whilst the meteoric rise to fame of their old school pals U2 only serves to cast them deeper into the shadows.

By | Film | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 5:28 pm

2 men, 2000 miles, 1 important reason, Notebook

2 men, 2000 miles, 1 important reason

It’s June 2010. The hottest day of the year so far and less than one week until the 112-mile Marmotte cycle event in the French Alps. On something of a whim, we’d decided to ride from London to the start line, below the iconic 21 hairpin turns of Alpe d’Huez in the town of Bourg [...]

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 5:15 pm

England’s future looks bright, plus poor Wales, greyhounds and Michael Jackson, Sport

England’s future looks bright, plus poor Wales, greyhounds and Michael Jackson

We are always being told there are no easy games at International level. Well that theory was put to the test on Saturday when England stolled and passed their way to a comfortable 2-0 win over Wales in Cardiff. Just as it did in the World Cup, England look to have an easy qualifying Group. [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 3:48 pm

Must watch: Jose Mourinho goes in goal, Sport

Must watch: Jose Mourinho goes in goal

Who wants to go in goal? It’s a question worthy of inclusion in John Rentoul’s series ‘Questions to which the answer is no‘.
Anyone who’s ever kicked a ball in a park will know that finding volunteers to stand between the sticks is about as easy as convincing Arsene Wenger to open his cheque book.
Which makes [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 3:26 pm

Hanna: Behind The Scenes Featurette, Film

Hanna: Behind The Scenes Featurette

A 16-year-old who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives.

By | Film | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 2:30 pm

What does “too far, too fast” mean?, Eagle Eye

What does “too far, too fast” mean?

What is the difference between Labour’s plan to cut the deficit and the Coalition plan?
Two nuggets prompted this. One was George Osborne’s assertion that the Labour plan set out by Alistair Darling before the election was for spending cuts only £2bn smaller than the £16bn he was proposing for this fiscal year, 2011-12.
The other was [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 2:03 pm

Source Code: Exclusive Interview With Jake Gyllenhaal, Film

Source Code: Exclusive Interview With Jake Gyllenhaal

SOURCE CODE centers on a soldier (Jake Gyllenhaal, JARHEAD) who, as part of an experimental government program finds himself in the body of an unknown commuter living and reliving a harrowing train bombing until he can find out who is responsible…

By | Film | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 1:14 pm

The No2AV campaign and a nasty dictatorship, Eagle Eye

The No2AV campaign and a nasty dictatorship

It has become something a catchphrase for the Conservatives and the campaign against electoral reform to say that there are only three countries in the world who use AV and that one of them – the pacific island chain of Fiji – is so fed up with the system that it that it’s planning to [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 11:36 am

Caught & Social: Boris bigs up buskers, Notebook

Caught & Social: Boris bigs up buskers

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Tuesday, 29 March 2011 at 11:13 am

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