Tony Robbins was a friend of Princess Diana, advised Bill on the eve of his impeachment and has talked policy with both 2012 presidential candidates. He’s a household name in the US, and when he comes to London this week, business bigwigs will pay up to £2,600 to attend a conference where he is one of three speakers. Edwin Smith meets the man who promises to help you “unleash the power within”
Following the drenched hysteria of an extended bank holiday weekend, the looming two-dayer will most likely see quiet nights in front of the television and an opportunity to notice that the contemporary British talk show has reached its garish, prosaic, nadir.
Clara Cullen thinks Obama’s drone strategy is a betrayal of all who supported him. In turn, the silence of all those who voted for “hope” and “change” is worrying; it suggests that the US liberal electorate would rather support Obama, who they perceive as a lesser political evil than his Republican adversaries, than actually questioning the political hypocrisy his foreign policy entails.
One more note from Ed Balls’s turn at the Press Gallery lunch last week. I was struck by how he answered a question about whether the euro would survive. He did not answer directly, but the implication was clear and negative.
He said that Greece was the immediate problem and suggested that it had already, in [...]
Hollywood heavyweight Robert Downey Jr and co-star Jude Law arrived in the West End last night for the British premiere of Sherlock Holmes: a Game of Shadows.
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