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We have a ComRes opinion poll for The Independent on Sunday and Sunday Mirror tomorrow.
It will be interesting to see whether it supports Thursday’s YouGov poll, which gave Labour an 11-point lead, its largest since the “election that never was” in September 2007.
We have also repeated our Alternative Vote referendum question, as will be asked [...]
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I am sorry that I have upset Owen Jones, who takes exception to my suggestion that he fell foul of Godwin’s Law (which, for new readers, holds that the first person in an argument to make reference to the Nazis loses).
This was unfair, because he was making precisely the point, in his original post, that [...]
Michael Jordan may have spoken too soon.
Earlier this week, the one-time face of the Chicago Bulls franchise crowned All-Star point guard Derrick Rose “the MVP of the season.” But has Michael forgotten that it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish? And who’s a better closer than Kobe Bryant? No [...]
Questions to Which the Answer is No Bad Taste Special Issue. Number 532, asked by Guess Which Newspaper.
Thank you to Graham, who suggests further questions that are very likely to appear in tomorrow’s GWN:
“Was the Iraq war/the Hutton report/Tony Blair the cause of yesterday’s tsunami?”
“Was David Kelly’s death caused by a supermoon?”
A caveat to clubs has been issued: communicate clearly with governing bodies and do not agree deals with tertiary members over players.
Queens Park Rangers felt the wrath for allegedly breaking the rules this week, for the Football Association have assailed the Championship leaders with seven counts of breaching regulations relating to third-party ownerships and agents, [...]
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Renewable energy, especially wind power, has been a hot topic over recent years. The relevant technology is developing fast and the introduction of large-scale wind farms is a key part of that growth. As more of these farms are built, it is vital to know how the energy produced is affected by climate variations, both [...]
For the 2.5 million of us who are currently out of work, there always awaits the enervating task of recompiling one’s CV for critical view.
It leaves many, including myself, feeling more than a little deflated, having to reduce your life’s work into two pages of A4 text. In this time of uncertainty, one often has [...]
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