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Has the Loch Ness monster finally been caught on camera?, Eagle Eye

Has the Loch Ness monster finally been caught on camera?

Double Question to Which the Answer is No, number 836, asked by The Daily Telegraph today and (“Is this the Loch Ness Monster?”) by The Sun on 3 August.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 16 August 2012 at 10:39 am

Is not joining Facebook a sign you’re a psychopath?, Eagle Eye

Is not joining Facebook a sign you’re a psychopath?

The Catch-Up Service is going to need more than one instalment to keep up with Questions to Which the Answer is No asked while I was away on my fact-finding mission.

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 13 August 2012 at 1:45 pm

“Just weeks to save the euro”, Eagle Eye

“Just weeks to save the euro”

Jeremy Warner, formerly of The Independent, says that Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, is running out of time to save the euro, before asking number 831 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No: Will Germany let him?
Warner’s headline says that Draghi has “weeks”, but his article says only that [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 24 July 2012 at 1:08 pm

“Has President Obama Travelled to Mars?”, Eagle Eye

“Has President Obama Travelled to Mars?”

Pay no attention to Tony Blair’s interview on Sky News this morning (still the master of the Vacuo-Olympian sound bite: “It’s really important to distinguish between a coalition that is a marriage of conviction and a coalition that is a marriage of convenience”).

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 22 July 2012 at 4:11 pm

Does Manhattan Need a Subterranean Park?, Eagle Eye

Does Manhattan Need a Subterranean Park?

Fine Question to Which the Answer is No asked by Time magazine: number 827 in my cult series, soon to be published in book form.

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 12 July 2012 at 4:56 pm

What do we want? A referendum. When do we want it? “In due course”, Eagle Eye

What do we want? A referendum. When do we want it? “In due course”

A snippet from Matthew d’Ancona’s column in the Evening Standard today:
Most (though by no means all) of Cameron’s strategists believe that a plebiscite on any aspect of Britain’s relationship with the European Union would tear the Coalition to pieces. Better, the thinking goes, to wait for a fully Tory government, draw up a checklist of [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 28 June 2012 at 9:22 pm

Could Ecuador be the most radical and exciting place on Earth?, Eagle Eye

Could Ecuador be the most radical and exciting place on Earth?

And now, the Julian Assange Commemorative Edition of Questions to Which the Answer is No. This is number 826 in the long-running series, asked by Guess Which Newspaper.

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 25 June 2012 at 9:45 pm

Bo: Political liability?, Eagle Eye

Bo: Political liability?

Number 823 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked, of the Presidential Dog (pictured), by Politico. Apparently someone has done a serious study of political pets.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 15 June 2012 at 2:13 pm

Baghdad Spa Offers Fish Pedicures: Are Luxury Treatments The Newest Sign Of Progress?, Eagle Eye

Baghdad Spa Offers Fish Pedicures: Are Luxury Treatments The Newest Sign Of Progress?

Number 820 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Huffington Post.

By | Eagle Eye | Sunday, 10 June 2012 at 10:07 pm

Will the euro survive until 5 July?, Eagle Eye

Will the euro survive until 5 July?

This headline may look like a cheap way of bulking out my own series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, but I ask it in a genuine spirit of inquiry. I am puzzled by the absence of any serious economic commentator who suggests that the euro will survive for longer than a few years [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 6 June 2012 at 9:48 pm

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