The sinking pound
It seems to have started; the great sterling correction. As Johnny Rotton, once famously said "No more cheap holidays in other people's misery."
German economy shrinks in the second quarter
If Germany goes, the Eurozone is toast. Pass the butter, please...
Banks aren't just for saving and borrowing
They can also help you evade taxes.
Why do banks fail in Fridays?
Could it be because it is the start of the weekend, and depositors can't panic and get to the bank?
The Econbrowser site has grown on me. It has some excellent posts.
Merrill Lynch could avoid UK tax bill for decades
I don't believe it! Mother Merrill trying to avoid taxes.
Is There Anyone to Make Euro Zone’s Recession Call?
"Unlike the U.S. and Japan, the euro zone doesn’t have a single, widely-recognized entity that pronounces when an economy is in recession. Calls to the European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, drew only shrugs. The European Central Bank and the EU’s Eurostat statistics office also drew a blank."
If no one else is ready to do it, I'll put my hand up and say "Europe is in recession". Now that wasn't so hard, was it?
The Manchester Police are the best in the world
Electro-Kevin thinks that the GMP need to reprioritize. Policing is about catching the evildoers, not protecting chavs from their irritated fathers.
I wish I could retake my A Levels
Hatfield girl has a couple of sample questions from recent papers. Here is my favourite.
"Discuss the Marxist view that institutions such as the mass media maintain the political status quo by spreading the ideas of the dominant class to the rest of society."
If I get any decent answers to this question, I will post them. I will also award an honorary A Level (grade A of course).