Issue 175: 2018 10 25: First-Time Buyers

25 October 2018 First-Time Buyers v. over-cautious banks. By Lynda Goetz My daughter received a mortgage offer this morning.  After just over three months, massive amounts of bureaucracy, form-filling, incredibly intrusive questioning about life-style and expenditure, requests for further information, further requests for information already supplied, as well as very nearly losing the property she… Continue reading Issue 175: 2018 10 25: First-Time Buyers

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Issue 175: 2018 10 25: EU Elections

25 October 2018 EU Elections A political crisis looms. By Neil Tidmarsh This week, Matteo Salvini (Italy’s deputy prime minister and leader of the far-right, anti-immigration, anti-EU, pro-Putin, populist League) dropped heavy hints about his ambition to become president of the European Commission when Jean-Claude Juncker steps down next year.  (In the same week, as… Continue reading Issue 175: 2018 10 25: EU Elections

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Issue 175: 2018 10 25: Modern Couples

25 October 2018 Modern Couples Art, Intimacy and the Avant-Garde The Barbican (until 27 January 2019) Reviewed by William Morton The concept of this exhibition – to examine the effect upon artists’ work of their relationships (usually, of course sexual) with other artists is intriguing.  The artists selected cover a wide range and include sculptors,… Continue reading Issue 175: 2018 10 25: Modern Couples

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Issue 175: 2018 10 25: Crossword

25 October 2018 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 175 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 174   Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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