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Lost in Translation, Notebook

Lost in Translation

You’re one of twelve in a jury. It is your job to decide a persons fate. Guilty or not guilty. You have to be sure. If you’re not sure you have to find him or her not guilty. If the charge put to them carries a lengthy sentence, you could say their life is in [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 10:17 pm

Cameron, Liberal Interventionist, Eagle Eye

Cameron, Liberal Interventionist

He is edging towards it. The Heir to Blair said this in his statement on Libya to the Commons today:
To those who say it is nothing to do with us, I would simply respond, “Do we want a situation where a failed pariah state festers on Europe’s southern border, potentially threatening our security, [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 10:06 pm

World of weather, Notebook

World of weather

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 4:15 pm

Caught & Social: The show that never closes, Notebook

Caught & Social: The show that never closes

We may have led regular readers to believe that awards ceremony season was over, but if we’re honest, they never truly stop. That’s because the world of celebrity, as its name suggests, likes little more than to celebrate itself. Last night it was the turn of the theatre at the Olivier Awards in London. Star [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 4:04 pm

Today from <i>i</i>: Baby, you’re a doll, Notebook

Today from i: Baby, you’re a doll

Today’s graphic from i

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 3:48 pm

A nuclear disaster, Chunomics

A nuclear disaster

The way to understand this crisis is to stop thinking of it as a natural disaster and start thinking about a nuclear disaster.  Distressing, appalling and traumatic as they are in human terms, the basic economic template for natural disasters is that they cause disruption, but are essentially ephemeral; and the longer-term boost to spending [...]

By | Chunomics | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 3:43 pm

Digital Digest, Uncategorized

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 3:32 pm

India’s Bill Gates and the Giving Pledge, Notebook

India’s Bill Gates and the Giving Pledge

Millions of Indian eyes are currently on the progress of the nation in the Cricket World Cup, a tournament that they are hosting and in several quarters are expected to win.  As a result, given the frenzied focus on Sachin Tendulkar and his team, an event of some significance may well slip by unnoticed.  In [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 3:25 pm

The FA Cup and angry Arsenal fans, Sport

The FA Cup and angry Arsenal fans

Great draw for the FA Cup semi-finals
Great FA Cup draw. Manchester United v Manchester City in one semi and improving Bolton v survivors Stoke City in the other. I think it makes for an interesting final. The purists will claim that a City v United final would have been better but the way its [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 1:29 pm

Trying to sleep through Japan’s earthquakes, Notebook

Trying to sleep through Japan’s earthquakes

People are incredibly calm, despite the ground constantly shaking. Many parts of Tokyo are experiencing power cuts due to a national energy shortage. Many train lines have been suspended. And many supermarkets and convenience stores have had their shelves emptied by people trying to ensure they have enough food at home. But if you were [...]

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 March 2011 at 12:06 pm

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