Outlook Singaporeans may be angry at the fund manager Anton Casey for his loathing of the ordinary folks on their island. But they shouldn't be surprised.
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Friday 28 December 2012
Even in the opinion of its author it was a scheme that owed more to James Bond than the reality of the Falklands War. The Attorney General hatched a plan to thwart Argentine efforts to get hold of fresh supplies of Exocet missiles by using a secret agent to hijack a plane load of the weapons.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
As this Government becomes more unpopular, there's one way it tries to seem in touch with the people, which is to get angry about people on benefits. Its studies show this goes down well, so we'll soon see Grant Shapps on Newsnight saying: "My mate works down the Town Hall and he says nowadays these unemployed turn up with a list from John Lewis, and by law the council has to give it them. One bloke got a snooker table made out of Waterford Crystal. Another got Beyoncé to sing his fish to sleep, straight up. Paid for by you and me."
Tuesday 27 November 2012
In the idiotic claims they make about welfare claimants, the likes of Grant Shapps and George Osborne reveal how completely out of touch they are
Wednesday 21 November 2012
David Cameron will not accept a cut in Britain's rebate from Brussels as he tries to secure a freeze in the European Union budget, Downing Street said today.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
London’s technology sector has the highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in Europe, according to a global study of 50,000 start-ups.
Friday 09 November 2012
Instant rapport with Thatcher was followed by a fierce loyalty
Thursday 04 October 2012
Former newspaper proprietor Eddie Shah appeared at the Old Bailey today charged with sexual offences against a schoolgirl.
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Ed Miliband borrowed a political philosophy from the Tories as he sought to position Labour as an inclusive “one nation” party.
Monday 10 September 2012
The appointment of the new Secretary of State for Health should be a warning for all; we must learn from our former mistakes before privatising our national institution.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Former Tory treasurer Lord McAlpine says keeping ‘tainted money’ would be shameful
Saturday 25 August 2012
1. Bread and circuses.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Asil Nadir was once a darling of the Tory Party and one of its biggest benefactors.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Where are you now and what can you see?
Thursday 02 August 2012
Ministers are right to ask whether some other countries might do things better
Saturday 09 June 2012
Unsworth's work was characterised by a willingness to tackle big subjects, while also bringing enormous pleasure
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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- 2 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27