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Have MP3s killed the art of whistling?, Eagle Eye

Have MP3s killed the art of whistling?

Number 529 in the world famous series, asked by the BBC.
Thanks to PaulH61 and Arieh Kovler.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 3:18 pm

Wenger deserves Uefa misconduct charge, Sport

Wenger deserves Uefa misconduct charge

Decisions sometimes go for you or against you. As if the referee was going to change anything after the final whistle. Managers have to show restraint and discipline. Their continual rantings at the fourth official are pathetic and so was Wenger’s behaviour.

By | Sport | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 2:58 pm

London Closes for business in Shanghai, Eagle Eye

London Closes for business in Shanghai

The Mayor of London was quick to lap up the publicity surrounding the recent launch of the Chinese Business Association (CBA) set up by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) with his “backing”. The Mayor promised to do all he can “to ensure this city retained its competitive edge…” yet, ironically, he is now busy closing down his office in Shanghai! This illustrates well the short-sightedness of public expenditure cuts in the UK in response to the fragile world economy, coming also on the back of the closure of its Indian offices last year.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 1:54 pm

Rates on hold again, Chunomics

Rates on hold again

If only they televised the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. Non middle aged men in suits arguing about monetary policy mightn’t sound like your ideal viewing, but forget the jargon and the data sets – this is real human drama played out for the highest possible stakes.
Think mad men. Think massive egos. Thinks some [...]

By | Chunomics | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 1:19 pm

Referee brandishes ‘invisible yellow’ after forgetting his cards, Sport

Referee brandishes ‘invisible yellow’ after forgetting his cards

In recent weeks we’ve seen a referee dismiss 36 people and one player dismissed for wrestling a ‘Borat look-alike’. The strange goings on for the men in black continued during last night’s Premier League tie between Everton and Birmingham.

By | Sport | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 1:05 pm

The banking patient died. But the operation was successful, Eagle Eye

The banking patient died. But the operation was successful

So apart from failures by major universal banks in countries that account for almost 40 per cent of EU (plus Switzerland) GDP universal banking has proved itself entirely safe.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 12:53 pm

World of weather: the Open Air Laboratories network, Notebook

World of weather: the Open Air Laboratories network

If you are a fan of the great outdoors then you may be interested to hear about the Open Air Laboratories (Opal) network, an exciting new initiative for anyone with an interest in nature. Opal aims to create and inspire a new generation of nature lovers by getting people to explore, study, enjoy and protect [...]

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 11:20 am

Today from <i>i</i>: The sisterhood of glamorous princesses, Notebook

Today from i: The sisterhood of glamorous princesses

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 11:10 am

Digital Digest, Notebook

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 11:03 am

Caught & Social: Rock legends are doing it for Stu, Notebook

Caught & Social: Rock legends are doing it for Stu

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Thursday, 10 March 2011 at 10:57 am

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