Banking crisis

Brown’s new dividing line ignores that banks are our route to salvation

28 September 2009 9:06

Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling will launch their umpteenth fight back today by talking tough on banks and bonuses. They…

Barclays vs RBS: A Tale of Luck and Greed

5 April 2009 17:32

At the end of the Peter Oborne column James linked to yesterday, Peter writes: I believe that one genuine hero…

SNP to World: Help!

12 March 2009 11:39

How would the SNP have delat with the banking crisis? The FT’s Jim Pickard points out that “This is a…

The RBS Bailout

26 February 2009 15:16

A friend has just pointed out this extraordinary quote from The Times article on Fred Goodwin (I have stripped him…

Peter Mandelson’s Funny Bone

24 February 2009 23:00

I’m still recovering from Lord Mandelson’s deeply peculiar behaviour during his interview with Nick Robinson on the Ten O’Clock News.…

Can The Government Dig Itself Out ? (2)

16 February 2009 18:52

From the response to the last post on this subject I get the impression that people around here don’t much…