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Sarkozy has standing ovation after an amazing speech

Sarkozy: We are stronger together President Nicolas Sarkozy has said France and Britain have “never been so close”, during an historic address to both houses of the UK Parliament. He said he wanted a new Franco-British “brotherhood”, saying that what … Continue reading

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Want to buy a house ~ Cheap??

House-buyer numbers drop to record low Reuters By Jennifer Hill LONDON (Reuters) – The global credit crunch is hitting the housing market, pushing house-buyer numbers to a record low, figures showed on Tuesday. The number of house-buyers on estate agents’ … Continue reading

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Economics books uncovered

Tim Harford’s top 10 undercover economics books Tim Harford’s new book, The Logic of Life: Uncovering the new economics of everything, argues that the most unexpected people – oversexed teenagers, Las Vegas slot addicts, juvenile delinquents and even your boss … Continue reading

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Sunday Newsviews from the ArchPlonker to Prostate risk

Sundays continue archbishop row Criticism continues in the press for Dr Rowan Williams over his remarks about the adoption in the UK of aspects of Sharia law.The Sunday Telegraph reports that some senior religious leaders claim Sharia law and multiculturalism … Continue reading

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Is your UK MP worth what he’s paid??

MPs claim for rent paid to children A MARRIED couple who are both Tory MPs are using allowances funded by the taxpayer to rent a flat from their own children. In an arrangement which helps avoid inheritance tax, Sir Nicholas … Continue reading

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To pee or not to pee…….

For those of you who know France, live here or visit often, you will not be surprised at the spectacle of a Frenchman caught short and  sometimes  in the act of relieving himself  bragging at the same time. This is a … Continue reading

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