The Rampant Rooster: China’s Increasing Influence In the British Economy:

There’s a Chinese proverb which advises: “When you want to test the depth of a stream, don’t use both feet”. The People’s Republic, however, appears to have dispensed with such caution in its dealings with the UK. As the “China Daily” newspaper has reported, the appetite of Chinese companies for acquiring British assets has continued […]

Filed under: Music & Dance, Politics | Posted on January 31st, 2017 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

The British Honours System: When Will It Be “Sir” David Beckham?

Would you like to become a “Lord”, Lady” or even a Knight Commander (KCB) of The Order Of The Bath? And if you do manage to acquire a title, what benefits will it bring you – apart, of course, from impressing your friends and family? The financial reporter, Tony Walne, has speculated in the “Daily […]

Filed under: Politics, Society | Posted on January 17th, 2017 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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