Monthly Archives: November 2011


Is it not a delicious irony that it is a Conservative home secretary on whose watch immigration checks were scaled back apparently without ministerial sanction so that she does not now know how many people were let in improperly? We … Continue reading

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Greece and the Eurozone crisis

Just when I think I understand what is going on, I don’t. There was a deal to resolve the Eurozone crisis, which meant solving the Greek crisis.  Then there wasn’t because the Greek prime minister, George Papandreou, called a referendum … Continue reading

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