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Daily Archives: July 9, 2010

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

09/07/2010, by in Features

Life in a coalition government may be many things but it is rarely if ever going to be boring! Exhausting pos­sibly but never boring. That, at least, was the thought that went through my mind at 2.30am as I locked the door of my office in the House of Commons. (more…) Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 09.07.10

Editorial: The Old Rock 09.07.10

09/07/2010, by in News

The street is dying, say the doom mongers, and Tesco’s extension is likely to administer the coup de grâce. That’s a big claim, but it is more or less what is being argued by the Lerwick Town Centre Association (LTCA). (more…) Read more...

Swaziland trip revives surreal memories

Swaziland trip revives surreal memories

09/07/2010, by in Features

Bobby Macaulay continues his travels in southern Africa amid the thrills of the World Cup which is set to come to an end on Sunday with the final between the Netherlands and Spain.After the excitement and hysteria of my first World Cup match and the mission of a two-day bus journey from Port Eli... Read more...