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Dish of the Day: The Reluctant Vegetarian’s recipe for Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic, Chilli & Cherry Tomato Salsa
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Not much chance of any action on the field over Christmas, I’m afraid. Mind you, I suppose it might come as a surprise to you that there was due to be any.
Cable is one of the few ministers of modern times (and this includes Labour ministers from the previous government) who has been prepared to stand up to Britain’s powerful financial and corporate interests.
I will definitely make something special of Christmas Day. I’ll call the other boats and see what the guys are up to and call my family and friends. I don’t think I’ll feel lonely at all.
Lancastrian director Danny Boyle was in London last night giving a Q&A session at a preview screening of 127 Hours, which deserves to bring him further Oscar glory following the success of Slumdog Millionaire two years ago.
For the larger banks – HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland – the subsidy was £100bn in 2009, double that of the previous year.Too-big-to-fail status is the most generous benefit of the bankers’ welfare state.
What’s not to love about the page 2 graphics in i? Monday’s box flagged up the worst Christmas cracker jokes members of the i team had come across, and we picked up the baton online and asked followers of @TheIPaper, the official i Twitter account, for their own entries.
Much astonishment on the blogs that Vince Cable should open his mouth in the presence of two people he doesn’t know and say what he actually thinks. Why should we be so surprised? Cable is aged 67 and a half. For the first 67 years of his life was free to speak his mind to [...]
Football faces a shut-down because of the current big freeze. Everything else too is being affected on the run in to Christmas…but please no calls for a mid-season break. When do you take it?
It would be too much to expect someone as well remunerated as Carlos Tevez to do anything as arduous as actually think for himself but whoever advised him to rescind his recent transfer request probably had the player’s best interests at heart.
Dan Hodges at Labour Uncut has been one of the discoveries of the year. Terrific writing and fine political analysis (transl: I agree with him). He is on fire about not being on fire today, quoting an anonymous female shadow minister:
When I’m in the room with Ed Balls or David Miliband, I want to listen [...]
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