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The Budget: Red Boxes and Booze!, The Money Blog

The Budget: Red Boxes and Booze!

It’s the traditions that make the Budget interesting. But today’s won’t be as traditional as you’d hope.

By | The Money Blog | Wednesday, 20 March 2013 at 8:00 am

Blood, toil, tears and six figure salaries, Eagle Eye

Blood, toil, tears and six figure salaries

Today’s Times (paywall) reports the deteriorating financial health of Britain’s unions – in particular UNITE and the Public and Commercial Services Union. Mainly that’s down to job losses. But there are plenty more to come – and that’s before the growing campaign to end paid time off for public sector representatives hits home.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 24 June 2011 at 3:25 pm

Special relationship bust!, Eagle Eye

Special relationship bust!

The right’s anguish over the dreaded end of the “special relationship” is getting ever more weird.
Matthew D’Ancona in the Evening Standard cites Barack Obama’s “banishing of the Churchill bust from the Oval Office” as one of those “small lapses of grace” which “maybe mean a lot”.
So has it come to this? The special relationship can [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 14 June 2010 at 5:44 pm

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