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By | Digital Digest | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 10:50 am

Taxing the banks, Chunomics

Taxing the banks

George Osborne has got his retaliation for the bankers’ £6bn bonus spree in early – before most of them have been paid out.

By | Chunomics | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 10:40 am

(Tiny Corner of) Paradise Regained, Eagle Eye

(Tiny Corner of) Paradise Regained

Peter Hitchens discusses David Cameron’s antimulticulturalism speech on his blog:
The real Fleet Street, in which one met journalists on rival newspapers every day, long ago ceased to exist. But a tiny corner of this lost paradise has been recreated. The Associated Newspapers building now hosts the offices of the ‘Independent’ and the ‘Independent on Sunday’ [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 9:47 am

Note to conservatives: it isn’t hypocritical for Michael Moore to sue someone, Arts

Note to conservatives: it isn’t hypocritical for Michael Moore to sue someone

I’ve no great affection for Michael Moore, thanks to an unfortunate run-in a couple of years back, but it’s hard not to be baffled at the level of abuse he faced last night when it emerged that he’s suing fellow salad dodger Harvey Weinstein

By | Arts, The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 9:29 am

The Online House Hunter: Here to help, Notebook

The Online House Hunter: Here to help

Alan Cleaver introduces a new blog helping house-hunters reduce their stress levels and find their new home.

By | Notebook, Property | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 9:01 am

Church of Scientology fires a second salvo against the New Yorker, The Foreign Desk

Church of Scientology fires a second salvo against the New Yorker

The Church of Scientology reacted to today’s New Yorker article claiming that the FBI is investigating it for suspected people trafficking with quiet restraint. Only joking!

By | The Foreign Desk | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 7:16 am

iBet: Huddersfield have to go for it, Sport

iBet: Huddersfield have to go for it

Huddersfield v Carlisle, Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Northern Area Semi Final
Back over 2.5 goals at 4/5 with Betfair
Carlisle upset the form book big time in the first leg with a stunning four nil victory against Huddersfield, who are in the play off zone of League One and ten places and 14 points better off than them [...]

By | Sport | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 at 1:00 am

Romance may be dead but football’s magical moments are immortalised, Sport

Romance may be dead but football’s magical moments are immortalised

Governed by his head rather than his heart, Fernando Torres recently declared that romance is dead in football, following his defection from Liverpool to Chelsea. He’s right. Players come, players go, so lacerating the idea of loyalty and often leaving a vapour-trail of duplicity behind them.

By | Sport | Monday, 7 February 2011 at 5:05 pm

It just keeps getting better for Liverpool, Sport

It just keeps getting better for Liverpool

The Independent recently launched a new feature using Facebook that allows football fans to follow the latest news on their team.
All you have to do is click the ‘like’ button and then every story concerning your team goes straight to your Facebook newsfeed. It’s a simple and effective way of keeping up on all the [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 7 February 2011 at 3:23 pm

Which is the worst underground line?, Notebook

Which is the worst underground line?

Boris Johnson asked for a report to be on his desk by the end of Friday after the Jubilee Line was hit by severe disruption, after what unions have said has been the worst week of delays so far this year on the Tube.

By | Notebook | Monday, 7 February 2011 at 12:43 pm

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