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Fishing

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A phallic protrusion and a whopper: Boris Johnson goes fishing

8 July 2013 11:13

You remember the climax of Jaws — the primeval moment when Quint the crazed Ahab-like fisherman goes mano a mano with the monster of the deep? He comes to the rear of the listing… Continue reading

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Fishermen Sort Catch At Peterhead Harbour

Scotland's position in europe is weaker than the SNP would have you believe

26 February 2013 20:13

Nicola Sturgeon, arguably the SNP’s most effective asset at present, went to Brussels today to deliver a speech about Scotland’s future relationship with the EU. Most of it was as… Continue reading

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Pippa reveals her talent for fly-fishing and defends her party book, Celebrate. Image: PA

Pippa’s exclusive office Christmas party tips

12 December 2012 11:36

Bestselling author Pippa Middleton has written this week’s Spectator diary*, in which she takes on her critics directly: ‘I have been much teased for my book, Celebrate. Lots of journalists… Continue reading

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Another European squabble looms

13 May 2011 13:07

There is much excitement in Westminster at the moment about Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s campaign to end ‘discards’ under the Common Fisheries Policy. DEFRA and non-governmental organisations estimate that perhaps as much… Continue reading

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Much ado about Brussels, bailouts and budgets

21 April 2011 16:04

The news that the European Union has decreed that its Budget be increased by 4.9 percent in 2012 ties a knot in the stomach, as I ponder an Easter weekend… Continue reading

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