Monthly Archives: November 2014

The cure for the Monday morning blues

Always works for me. And almost certainly the only pop song with cameos from Nietzsche, Goya, Cleopatra and Demosthenes.

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Boris Johnson, history man

Writing a biography of Churchill is the next step in his campaign to convince everyone he’s prime minister material. Richard Evans shakes his head: Anyone who has the time or energy to press a couple of keys on a computer to look … Continue reading

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All in this together

Austerity politics for beginners. Chevy Chase channels George Osborne.

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Stat of the day

More Apple & Android phones have now been sold than all the Japanese cameras ever made. From John Naughton’s reflections on the rise and rise of the smartphone. As he points out, even the tech experts didn’t see this coming: … Continue reading

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