Bull Or Bear

Two articles, both published today in two of the world's most august organs, each reaching dramatically different conclusions on the prospective state of the British economy and the implications of the recent drop

Election Night Blogging 2008

(All times GMT) 0907 - Later editions of some of the papers: 0900 - Congratulations to our American friends on your new President-elect. It's been a thrilling election to watch over the past

EU Want To Regulate Blogging

I don't know whether to laugh or cry. I've just seen this snappily-titled Motion for a European Parliament Resolution on Concentration and Pluralism in the Media in the European Union. It appears that

I Am Not Abused And Don't Need Your Protection!

Members of Parliament are today debating a private member's bill - the "Temporary and Agency Equal Treatment bill" - which calls for temporary workers to get the same salary, sick pay and holiday

Another Fine Use of Taxpayer's Money

Oh, it makes me feel so eager to pay my income tax, corporation tax, NICS and VAT when I see the HMRC putting the cash to such good use: "Out-of- the-office brainstorming sessions