Sir Nicholas Macpherson is accused of trying to scare the public into a Yes vote in an EU referendum
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Tuesday 03 March 2009
Thursday 15 January 2009
Gordon Brown insisted today that he was "never complacent" about the economy after one of his key ministers sparked controversy by claiming that she had seen the "green shoots of recovery".
Monday 03 November 2008
The recession could lead to just four European airlines surviving, the boss of budget carrier Ryanair predicted today.
Thursday 30 October 2008
Friday 24 October 2008
The expansion of the Breeders' Cup gives rise to a conundrum familiar to Cheltenham, among other places. Is it possible to add so many races, without adulterating the essential quality? To many visitors here, over the next couple of days, the cordial answer will be: "Who cares?" For the increased breadth of opportunity has palpably renewed European interest – not least because the dirt races, this year, are so much less intimidating on a new, artificial surface.
Thursday 11 September 2008
Seven young British Muslims are to be retried for plotting to blow up transatlantic passenger jets using home-made liquid explosives in soft drink bottles.
Tuesday 09 September 2008
To a Scots crowd, Glasvegas may be victims of the Irvine Welsh effect. Feted as sharp-tongued poets of the gutter whose mastery of dialect and intonation evokes a life experience that most will be unfamiliar with, they sound pretty normal north of the border.
Saturday 23 August 2008
For my sins, I once held a few shares in a retailer called Upton & Southern. It was transmogrified into a headhunter with the rather more impressive title of Constellation Corporation, and then, following an extensive capital reorganisation, re-emerged under the name Garner.
Friday 15 August 2008
British Airways has sealed its alliance with American Airlines (AA) and Iberia over trans-atlantic flights – all that remains is to get past the regulators.
Thursday 24 July 2008
Ever since Death Cab for Cutie appeared on The OC, they started to see the adulation and mainstream success they receive at home filter across the Atlantic. Tonight's iTunes gig is a warm-up for their sold-out show in Brixton Academy and emo and indie fans are queuing round the venue.
Friday 27 June 2008
The London Stock Exchange has fired a broadside in the battle for domination in European shares trading, as it prepares to launch an electronic trading platform with Lehman Brothers which will go head-to-head with rivals from September.
Sunday 08 June 2008
George Bush arrives in Slovenia tomorrow at the start of a European tour that has been billed as his final attempt to gain support on the continent for his international agenda.
David Prosser's Outlook: Business class-only travel was a brilliant theory – but Silverjet's timing sucked
Saturday 31 May 2008
Tuesday 20 May 2008
Loick Peyron, seeking his third win in the singlehanded transatlantic race closed the gap in Gitana 80 on leader Vincent Riou's PRB as the pair approached both the ice gate and the 1,000-mile post to the finish yesterday.
Thursday 01 May 2008
British Airways said yesterday that it was "exploring opportunities" with American Airlines and Continental Airlines that rivals fear could be the first step towards the creation of an industry goliath that would have a hugely dominant position at Heathrow.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
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