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Daily Archives: November 17, 2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 18.11.11

Editorial: The Old Rock 18.11.11

17/11/2011, by in News

The Air Discount Scheme (ADS), introduced in 2006, was operating very nicely thank you until April this year when the Scottish government decided to exclude business travellers and those from public sector bodies and charities. Like the majority of reforms introduced by politicians at present, it wa... Read more...

Spaekalation

Spaekalation

17/11/2011, by in News

Over the past few weeks, people in Europe have been asked to believe something that would, not so long ago, have been absurd; we have been asked to believe that economics is a question with only one possible answer, and the pursuit of that answer is sometimes more important than the pursuit of democ... Read more...

Letter from Westminster

Letter from Westminster

17/11/2011, by in Features

When the House of Commons is sitting it has been the practice in recent years to mark the two minutes silence on 11th November by standing in silence in the chamber and I have always been part of that. (more…) Read more...

Times Past

Times Past

17/11/2011, by in Features

25 years ago In the aftermath of the world’s worst civil helicopter disaster at Sumburgh last Thursday the future of the Chinook aircraft in the North Sea is in doubt. The three remaining Chinooks in the British International Helicopter fleet are likely to remain grounded for passenger flights un... Read more...