Posts Tagged ‘The news’

Renewable energy subsidies will double in five years

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Renewable energy – such as wind – is only competitive thanks to generous Government subsidies. Those subsidies are paid for by consumers through higher household energy bills. The TaxPayers' Alliance can reveal that, (more…)

Heseltine is a dinosaur says UKIP's Amjad Bashir

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

UKIP MEP candidate Amjad Bashir has challenged Michael Heseltine to an open public debate on why he thinks UKIP are racist and tells media it’s time to ‘stop this disgusting slur of racism’. (more…)

Katia Ivanova loses phone with X-rated pics of her and Ronnie Wood

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

Once again the Russian genius has gone and walked straight into controversy by losing her mobile phone with naughty images of her and Ronnie Wood.

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Dubai's debt fears shake global markets

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Yesterday's news that Dubai World, a Dubai government run company, has requested a 6 month freeze on debt payments  led to more than £14 billion being wiped off the value of  the value of banks.  Uncertainty and fears that the banks have over exposed themselves to  £80 billion of Dubai's debt sent panic across the markets and will shake the already fragile British banks only just recovering from the recent economic downturn.

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No signs of stability in house prices

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

With news of increases  in house prices and an increase in mortgage approvals one might think the end of the bottom of the housing market has been reached. But are we looking at true stability? Or is this misleading data in a temporary flux that may pull buyers into a market with a long term downward trend? (more…)

Neville Watering Can: Question not our great, wise and powerful

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

I have made few notes on why we should stop questioning the abilities of those who are clearly far more intelligent than we are. (more…)

English Folklore: Herne the Hunter

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

He has had the odd cameo appearance in film and television, but who is this mystical figure from tales of old? (more…)

Treasury at odds with city economists over government borrowing hysteria

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

The extent of the British government's borrowing has been disputed by officials at The Treasury who believe that there is hysteria over inaccurate predictions over the level of government borrowing. Forecasts by city economists  citing an overshoot in borrowing at anywhere between £200 and £220 billion have been strongly denied by The Treasury. (more…)

Loved By Britain: Bernard Cribbins

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

If you mention his name to anyone over 30 years of age, a warm smile will appear on their face. (more…)

Britons reject swine flu vaccination

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

A poll by Pulse magazine which surveyed 107 doctors  has revealed startling evidence that suggests most British citizens offered immunisation against the swine flu virus have rejected the vaccination.

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Welsh Folklore: The Afanc

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

Its not just Scotland that has monsters hiding beneath its ancient rippling waters. Long before science reduced the world to a known quantity there were monsters who walked, swam and flew around these isles.

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Dear Prime Minister: King Midas

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

A message from beyond the grave from a mythical character of old and I don't mean Captain Birdseye. (more…)

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