Government will control entire market 'from seed to smoke,' in a bid to curb addiction and drug violence
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Thursday 22 January 2009
When asked his advice for a young person growing up in Britain, Jim Rogers, former partner of George Soros and one of the world's most successful investors, is forthright. "Move to China; learn Chinese." In an interview with The Independent, Mr Rogers warns that Britain will go bankrupt if the Government continues to follow its present policy of attempting to save the banks through subsidy and nationalisation.
Friday 14 November 2008
Friday 26 September 2008
Gordon Brown will make a surprise visit to Washington today for talks with President George Bush on the global financial meltdown after declaring strong support for America's $700bn bailout plan.
Saturday 12 July 2008
With worldwide attention switching from Silverstone and Wimbledon to Beijing, many investors have been experiencing the yin-yang of equity, property and bond markets – and they must wonder if they would not be better off stuffing all their savings under the mattress.
Sunday 18 May 2008
Saturday 19 April 2008
It is possible that Thierry Henry, Andres Iniesta, Rafael Marquez, Gabriel Milito and Lilian Thuram are all genuinely unfit to play for Barcelona against Espanyol today. Or perhaps their manager, Frank Rijkaard, has given up on La Liga, in which Barça trail Real Madrid by nine points, to concentrate on next week's European semi-final against Manchester United.
Jeremy Warner's Outlook: Soros thinks crisis the worst since 1930s, but beware a similar regulatory response
Friday 04 April 2008
It's always nice to see the sinner that repents, but I doubt that's what George Soros, the billionaire speculator, means when, in a series of interviews to launch his new book, he blames the present crisis in financial markets on Thatcherism, Reaganism, deregulation and what he sees as misguided free-market thinking.
Sunday 17 February 2008
Friday 25 January 2008
I love my iPod. It was a Christmas present from my children. I would never have bought it for myself and have had to be taught how to use it, how to download tunes and play in sequence or random tracks. It is beautiful in design, a pleasure to hold and a miracle of cleverness which everyone now takes for granted. It is still a mystery to me and I still handle it as a piece of strange and new technology.
Thursday 24 January 2008
Slavoj Zizek is international director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London. Professor Zizek argues that our understanding of violence is wrong.
Tuesday 22 January 2008
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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