Jeff Randall

Comment - Jeff Randall

Had the proverbial Martian landed among us this week, somewhere near London's financial district, his antennae would have been twitching with positive vibrations. Britain's banks have been reporting their half-year results and – glory be! – they were presented as a clear sign that good times are just around the corner. Yes, the upturn is on its way.

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Given Rome’s history of staging grotesque spectacles, it’s appropriate that the Eternal City was hosting last week’s gathering of leaders ...

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It's no go the Government grants, it's no go

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What's the difference between Bernard Madoff and Gordon Brown? Answer: one has drained fortunes from gullible victims, plundering their income ...

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To make progress in Britain's most exclusive and powerful club, there is no substitute for family connections. Its composition reflects ...

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'Oh, you are a very poor soldier – a chocolate cream soldier!" Shaw's cruel put-down from Arms and the Man ...

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Where were you on March 17, 1998? It was St Patrick’s Day, of course, but something far more significant than ...

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It's the third week in August, a time when our attention turns to traditional late-summer pursuits: the cricket season's final ...

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You have to hand it to Tony Blair. As the foundations subside beneath the New Labour project, rocked by a ...

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With the House of Commons rising this week, the first term is over for the new intake at Cabinet College. ...

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Next week's pre-Budget report will be the defining moment of Alistair Darling's time at the Treasury. As he picks through ...

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As part of its drive towards the lowest common denominator in education, Labour has allowed the teaching of history to ...

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When asked by a judge why he persisted in robbing banks, the serial offender replied: “Because that’s where the money ...

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In a taxi from the airport, down a rollercoaster road of potholes and speed bumps, we drive past white-walled villas ...

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So says Sir Nigel Rudd, Barclays’ former deputy chairman, who led its remuneration committee.

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Britain's finances aren't as dire as the Coalition is making out. The Chancellor is cutting too far and too fast. ...

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When pension companies start hacking back the pensions of their own employees, you can be sure that the whole system ...

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Imagine the scene. It's late and the lights are out in Downing Street – except for a lamp burning on ...

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When Labour's new leader addressed the party's conference last month, he turned on his tormentors for the puerility of their ...

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Much has been written about the animosity and interdependence between press and politicians. Every self-respecting journalism school has a stack ...

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