The Prime Minister has asserted that the London mayor was speaking for himself when he commented that some people are not clever enough to be a success
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Tuesday 24 February 2009
Sunday 04 January 2009
John Lennon has been brought back from the grave to appear in a commercial for the One Laptop Per Child charity initiative – a worthy cause, indeed, though not all unions between the worlds of rock’n’roll and advertising have been so holy...
Monday 17 November 2008
Polish nationals working in Britain in the past few years have picked up more than their wages – with many developing a taste for British brands of food and drink.
Tuesday 23 September 2008
Tuesday 19 August 2008
Mike Wozniak asks his audience not to heckle him with 118 118 jibes, though it's hard to resist, as it's a useful shorthand for his moustachioed appearance. Having established the visual, the vocal sounds like a cross between Murray Walker and David Attenborough, nasal and breathy, and Wozniak's delivery and joke structure have something of Stewart Lee about them, relying on repetition and occasional laborious detail to state the obvious but from a sideways point of view.
Tuesday 03 June 2008
The international food and retail group Associated British Foods (ABF) is to merge its Ryvita business with Jordans, the manufacturer of breakfast cereals and cereal bars, and has vowed to deliver "high single digit" sales growth at both brands over the next few years.
Monday 28 January 2008
Friday 11 January 2008
In the old days, medical certainties stayed certain for a hundred years or more, but nowadays they can change overnight.
Wednesday 09 January 2008
Ready meals and breakfast cereals often contain far more fat and salt than claimed on their packaging, according to new research that may make shoppers think twice about eating convenience food.
Jeremy Warner's Outlook: Will the last British company to be bought up by foreigners please turn out the lights?
Wednesday 07 June 2006
Should we be bothered as another important UK company passes into foreign ownership? Despite its free market rhetoric, the Government is likely to be more concerned than it cares to admit at Ferrovial's success in its bid for BAA. It's all very well having an open borders policy on inward investment, but what's going on at the moment is more akin to a bargain basement clearout of the family silver than a refreshing infusion of overseas money.
Sunday 24 July 2005
Thursday 05 May 2005
Thursday 24 February 2005
Friday 31 October 2003
Sunday 19 October 2003
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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