Looking at the news out of London each day.
David Miliband might have lost the leadership contest, but his appearance at Labour conference was more rock star than defeated candidate
I might be an economic dunce, but if our failing currencies are replaced by a medieval bartering system, what will we have to do to get our favourite breakfast cereals?
London mayor Boris Johnson’s student past has been compared with the behaviour of rioters by Labour challenger Ken Livingstone.
Former PM visited Gaddafi during Libyan loan negotiations by JP Morgan, the bank that employs him as an adviser
I’ve just caught up with Ed Miliband on Marr this morning and his aim seemed to be burying Ed Balls’ complaint about cuts being too fast and too deep. In its place, he called for more growth
A very interesting blog post from the UK Telegraph.
Since leaving office, Tony Blair has adopted many roles. The international statesman. The guardian of Africa. The religious leader. The global businessman.
How can we expect to be well-governed when incompetence is rewarded?
Global markets whipsawed higher and lower at the end of a tumultuous week as panic over a Greek default was tempered by hopes that politicians will step in to calm Europe’s debt crisis.
Childhood is being eroded by a “relentless diet” of advertising, addictive computer games, test-driven education and poor childcare, a powerful lobby of more than 200 experts warns today.
A credible economic policy is crucial for the Labour party to win back power. But first we need a history lesson.
The rapid rise in couples who choose to live together without being married may be acting as a “firewall” to stop unstable relationships from ending years later in divorce, according to research.
Gove cites Blair as his political hero – perhaps that is where he acquired such seeming disregard for due process in Whitehall.
Householders will be able to switch energy suppliers more quickly, bulk-buy power at discount rates and claim refunds if firms are found to have exploited them for profit, Chris Huhne, the Energy Secretary, is to announce.
“Vince Cable trailed one of his pet projects in the Sunday Times yesterday: restraint on executive pay. The idea chimed with the wider theme of the day mapped out by Nick Clegg on Marr, namely that however it is done, the Coalition should raise taxes on the wealthiest.”
Obama says half of $3tn deficit reduction will come from tax increases, but stresses: ‘It’s not class warfare – it’s math’
Britain has become a slave to the EU, writing blank cheques to prop up its lazy economies, says Mark Pritchard.
It is obvious that companies need to work harder to make sure that all their employees deliver the goods. This must apply to everybody, including CEOs, who are hired by shareholders to maximise their value.