THE ROYAL WEDDING: BETTER THAN THE OLYMPICS FOR UK TOURISM?

First, there were the congratulations, photo- sessions and somewhat obsequious mini-documentaries about “Wills & Kate” (or Catherine, as we now have to call her). That lasted for about a day. The  media then promptly switched its attention to how much the nation could make financially from next year’s nuptials. In an era of  budget deficits […]

Filed under: Society | Posted on November 23rd, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Benefit Cuts In The UK: Foreign Residents Share The Pain:

During the six months since the General Election on 6th May, the Coalition Government has constantly attempted to re-assure the nation that “We are all in it together”. Such assertions, however, have provoked scepticism even among their staunchest supporters. The right-wing “Daily Mail” newspaper , for example, has pointed out that the 29 members of […]

Filed under: Immigration & Visas, Politics | Posted on November 10th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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