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Following my post yesterday about Blair-hating propaganda in the Tory press, The Guardian* has published a correction this morning:
Reporting the award to Tony Blair of a $100,000 US prize called the Liberty medal, we mentioned the recipient’s other income – but omitted to make clear that when it came to the prize Mr [...]
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The location plugin, the freeform category and tag structure, the ease of commenting with Disqus; in the few short weeks since we launched, some of the new blog’s features have had a great response from readers. Others, like the language plugin, have solicited a more mixed reaction. But one thing which now needs changing is the colour [...]
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Lorry drivers in Sao Paulo seem somehow to have retuned their horns to sound like mega-vuvuzuelas and they are not shy about blasting them off this morning. We are less than two hours from the start of the Brazil-Netherlands match and so its time to head to Sao Cristavao, a bar here that soccer scholars [...]
They were billed as the answer to the battle for London’s streets raging between motorists and riders – dedicated lanes to provide cyclists with direct, continuous, safe passage along key commuter corridors.
A dozen “cycle superhighways” like spokes leading to the capital’s hub would bring a slice of Copenhagen to Clapham and beyond as part of [...]
William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, made a speech yesterday. It got all the public-relations hoopla push that the government machine can manage. It’s on the front page of the Foreign Office website. There were news reports and commentators’ comments and a whole item on Newsnight last night.
And what did it amount to?
The Newsnight report told [...]
What if the bond markets were alarmed by US government debt? Would Krugman regard that as an indication that the time had come for fiscal and monetary tightening? Of course not.
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