Scotland's banks have vast balance sheets, worth...
Public service spending per head in Scotland is ...
By citing the OECD view of the size of the struc...
Number 520 in the series asked by the BBC.
Thanks to PaulH61.
Thank God it’s Friday. Here’s a treat for you – Ilona’s Guide to the ins and outs and highs and lows of Anorexia and Bulimia:
You’re invincible (until you collapse in a heap or wind up on bedrest with a tube up your nose)
You’re in control (of everything except your thoughts, relationships, health, oh [...]
Our weekly list of the top posts and bloggers
Paying bonuses in shares does not automatically align the interests of bankers with shareholders. And the new safeguards are probably too weak to make any substantive difference to bankers’ behaviour.
Ed Miliband wanted his brother David to be shadow chancellor, rather than Ed Balls, when Alan Johnson stood down. So The Sun reported yesterday and it has not been denied. I can imagine why David was not keen: having to take orders from his brother, with whose politics he disagrees, while fending off the continuing [...]
Michael Kim, host of ESPN America’s SportsCenter, talks to ESPN’s resident NBA expert Mark Stein about the league’s recent big name trades and his support for Manchester City.
The Swans are swimming upstream. After gliding past the play-off place current, by drowning Middlesbrough, Doncaster and Coventry in defeat, Swansea look happy in second place. Their visitors in tomorrow’s lunch-time meeting keep afflicting opposing coaches with worry, for Simon Grayson’s Leeds are unbeaten in seven games, the latest three of which have been awash [...]
Scientists at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) have unveiled new research on how climate change could increase the risk of human illness originating from ocean, coastal and Great Lakes ecosystems.
Daily gossip from the world of celeb
Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter