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Lens on the Week
Lens on the Week
Focus on the news
19 December 2019 Lens on the Week UK ELECTION: As the Conservatives stormed to victory over the UK as a whole, gaining a majority of eighty, results in Scotland and Northern Ireland are particularly noteworthy. In Scotland the Tories lost 7 of their 13 seats and Labour all but one of theirs. The gainers were
His Next Trick
Who is Boris?
19 December 2019 His Next Trick Who is Boris? By John Watson Whatever your political views may be it would be hard to grudge Mr Johnson the breakfast which he promised himself on Friday morning. Forget for a moment the big issues: Remainer or Leaver, Corbynism or Austerity, and stand back to admire the political
19 December 2019 Home, Jezza Corbyn’s achievements. By J R Thomas “Ah, Jeremy, come in, just… ah… close the door. Look, these things are never easy, I’ll get straight to the point. Your job, well, we need somebody younger. I won’t embarrass you by running through your time here, hahaaa, your successes here I mean.
Whither the Withered?
Do the LibDems have a future?
19 December 2019 Whither the Withered? Do the Lib Dems have a future? By Richard Pooley It pains me to write it but the best result for the Liberal Democratic Party in the General Election was Jo Swinson losing her seat of East Dunbartonshire. The worst result for the Lib Dems, though probably not for
Beat the vultures
19 December 2019 Investment 2020: Beat the Vultures The UK market is strong for good reason. By Frank O’Nomics. Have we missed the boat? The 3% rally in the FTSE 100 since last Thursday’s election has been surprising in both its strength and intensity. While a “relief trade” might arguably be short-lived – and somewhat
19 December 2019 Tolerance What’s that? By Lynda Goetz So, to the huge relief of some and the frustration and sadness of others, Boris made it; not just scraped in, but made it with a substantial majority. For those of us who wanted and believed in Brexit, this is as exciting as the time in
Diary of a Corbynista
Looking on the bright side
19 December 2019 Diary of a Corbynista Looking on the bright side. By Don Urquhart 12 December On Election Day the volunteers go out knocking on the doors of the faithful. The records aren’t perfect. One very articulate chap had always voted Labour but not this time. He was a hard Brexiteer. A lady psychotherapist
A Pet For Christmas
Just what she wanted
19 December 2019 A Pet For Christmas Just what she wanted. By Neil Tidmarsh That Christmas, he gave her the pet she’d always wanted. “You got one!” she exclaimed, laughing with delight. “For me! How wonderful! Oh, thank you!” “It wasn’t easy” he said. “So you’d better take good care of it. You know how
19 December 2019 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 228 Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword Click for the solution to crossword no. 227 Share this using...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail
A visual perspective
19 December 2019 Cartoons By AGGro Share this using...FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail