Economy

Why Germany Won’t Play Ball

26 March 2009 12:35

It’s not just Gordon Brown who wants the rest of europe to splash some cash to get us out of…

The Problem with Working Hard

25 March 2009 15:58

So El Gordo is in New York today, ostensibly to drum up support for his G20 gabfest. According to the…

A Hungarian Lesson for Gordon Brown

23 March 2009 11:06

This seems an idea worth copying, doesn’t it? Hungary’s Prime Minister said today he is resigning because of his government’s…

France’s Spring

19 March 2009 13:44

People protest during France’s second nationwide strike in two months, to demand a boost to wages and greater protection form…

Corporate hari-kiri

17 March 2009 15:21

Things could be worse for RBS executives. They could be AIG executives receiving advice from Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa): “The…

Green Jobs? Really?

9 March 2009 11:14

Could there be anything nicer and popular than “green jobs”? Gordon Brown and Baack Obama has determined that a “green”…

Credit Crunch Consequences

19 February 2009 21:37

I admit it, I didn’t anticipate this one: Shark Attacks Drop; Expert Cites Ailing Economy. [Thanks to reader JT]

Gordon’s Apology?

11 February 2009 1:58

Photo: Peter Nicholls/WPA Pool/Getty Images This item from Martin Bright (Welcome, Comrade!) risks leaving one speechless: Now word reaches The…

Who’s sorry now?

10 February 2009 22:13

President Obama showed that it was possible to apologise with good grace over his appointment of Tom Daschle and now…