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  1. True - he's a publicity whore: From the article: "The Bank of England revealed at midday it had voted to boost interest rates to their highest level for more than nine years, from 0.5% to 0.75%. Within an hour - at 12.50pm - Mr Wilson released a statement to media organisations detailing plans for his rent hike."
  2. Agreed, then it begins to make more sense, at least to me. 56 days strikes me as wildly implausible because I follow properties in my area, and I know how long they sit in estate agent windows doing nothing. Perhaps my area is just wildly different from the rest of the country...
  3. I was looking at the latest Rightmove HP Index today, and I notice they have a "time to sell" metric, which currently is at 56 days nationally. Now, this is an obvious lie, I can't construe it in any other way. It doesn't take 2 months on average to sell your home. My question is, does anyone know what the figure actually refers to? I can't find it anywhere in the report.
  4. I can't remember being more sickened by any other housing story than this one. Apologies if it's been posted elsewhere. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/revealed-fatcat-landlords-squalid-hostel-3178185
  5. Moodys have now raised their credit rating apparently Spain has "a relatively weak banking system"
  6. Speculative doesn't even begin to describe it. As you say it stinks of 2007. I wonder which of the country's "most renowned developers" is on the point of bankrupcy. Maybe I should ring and find out...
  7. Obviously this stinks to high heaven. Anybody else come across anything similar?
  8. I know - why people think this is a bad idea is beyond me.
  9. I live in Denmark and quite frankly - you can shove the UK up your ****. Every time I come back to Britain I'm shocked by what a dump it is and how much nicer a place Denmark is to live in.
  10. I can see that you're right about the Geiger counter - if you interested, I recommend the account of the incident in Masha Gessen's The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin. The methods of the British secret service are very different to those of the FSB as you will understand if you read her account of life under Putin. I also feel that installing an American stooge in Afghanistan, and at least attempting to invest in Afghan infrastructure and provide some form of civil society, is different to installing a tame warlord in Chechnya - though perhaps not very different. It's certainly very differen
  11. I'm not saying that Greece's situation is not serious and worsening but Russia really is in a different league. Until recently there was no free press left in Russia, because all the independent journalists had been intimidated or beaten into silence, had fled or been killed. Oligarchs who owned newspapers fled or died in mysterious circumstances and their associates weren't even safe in a foreign democracy where they were bumped off using highly refined radioactive material - who do you think had access to that? An incident which to this day the British government still investigates as a si
  12. A number of critical journalists have died in very suspicious circumstances in Russia - this hardly bares comparison.
  13. He's only a politician after all - what do people expect? Half of them must be psychopaths as they're actually taught how to lie to us rather than answering direct questions - something that is now so commonplace that nobody even raises an eyelid when it happens. Small wonder then that his previous job was as a ******** merchant.
  14. When caught with his pant's down airbrushing his Wikipedia entry, and using several attempts to do so in an effort to cover his tracks this was his response: "Earle, you did notice that all of these accounts stopped editing the Grant Shapps biography (or anything else) more than two years ago, right? And that much of the material they removed was biased, poorly sourced and in violation of Wikipedia's own policies? Nobody else cared about it. What's a biography subject to do then?" What a slimy git - sorry, I mean statesman.
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