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Where does Donald Trump (or indeed Boris Johnson) fit into The Great Gatsby?

I’ll give you a tick box and let you decide. ‘He was a sturdy straw haired man…with rather a hard mouth and a supercilious manner. Two shining arrogant eyes had established dominance over his face, and he gave the appearance of always leaning aggressively forward…it was a body capable of enormous leverage – a cruel body.’ Tom Buchanan or Donald Trump? 682 more words

5,000 taxi drivers set to protest in London today over threats to passenger safety and deregulation

Unite Press Release

London taxi drivers fed up with the government’s ‘race to the bottom’ in deregulating the trade, with an adverse impact on passenger safety will be protesting in central London today (Wednesday 10 February). 472 more words


Vote No or Yes or Maybe

I see that David Cameron has told his MP’s to ignore their local associations and back Europe by doing what’s in your heart rather than what might be advantageous this way or that way. 462 more words


Reporting Europe

One of the most depressing things about Britain for native Europhiles such as myself is the way most of the mainstream media — especially newspapers — fuels antagonism to the European Union. 391 more words

BORIS & BREXIT: Does he detect the wind is changing in favour of Vote Leave?


Whatever other weather vanes may be available for divining how the LeaveEU campaign is going, there is none more reliable than Boris Johnson.

I wonder how many of you noticed, sitting at the back of the assembled Commons clonoids last Wednesday, the engrossed figure of London Mayor and Uxbridge MP at one & the same time, Boris Jobsdone. 821 more words

Cameron hints Brexit if reformed plans with EU are not met

As the future EU referendum divides the nation, Cameron warns European leaders that Britain “will only stay in a reformed EU”

When David Cameron announced during the EU reform speech at Chatham House in London last Tuesday, that he wants changes to happen in the relationship between the UK and the EU, the question about “Brexit” was raised once again. 473 more words


Boris Johnson got his hair cut - but did his mum do it for him?

We thought this day would never come.

Bojo’s had a haircut.

Although Boris’s hairstyle seemed as unchanging as the sea, he went out and got the whole thing chopped off in what looks like a classic 90s uneven bowl cut. 353 more words