Today in Britain some of the highest train fares in Europe co-exist alongside some extremely low rates of electrification and embarrassingly shoddy services.
Martin Taylor, a former chief executive of Barclays, writing in the Financial Times today, provides more evidence of Bob Diamond’s greed and bad judgement.
“Everyone” is getting geared up for the summer of celebration, or at least so the Establishment tells us. But these are welcome diversions from more serious issues, says James Bloodworth.
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