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BORIS ON THE ENVIRONMENT: CHARM, BLUSTER AND HOT AIR

On a number of fronts, it has become all too clear what the environment strategy Boris Johnson is offering to Londoners actually consists of: a bit of charm with a…

TWENTY20 FOR LONDON OLYMPICS 2012?

Last Sunday, on a glorious evening at Lords, with its new floodlights and its immediate neighbourhood brought alive in manner that is not customary in St John’s Wood, we saw…

OBAMA’S CAIRO SPEECH

Last Thursday I went to the US Embassy as invited guest to listen to Barack Obama’s Cairo address. And I came out mightily impressed by the depth and scope of…

WE CAME, WE SAW, WE SURRENDERED

Having returned from the Champions League final in Rome, l won’t dwell on the football too much, just to say that we didn’t seem to know how to respond after…