Greece and Turkey are not exactly the best of friends. But they have one key thing in common — a difficult relationship with the European
Union. And both are featured in the new issue of Business Spotlight.
At a time when member countries of both the EU and the eurozone are hotly debating their future together, it is worth looking back at
events that shook and redefined the continent exactly 200 years ago this
Once more with feeling — but I promise you this is the last post for a
while that will be about football. And anyway, as it is now summer, we
should really be talking about cricket instead. But I'll spare you that,
In the end, the pollsters got it wrong, the pundits got it wrong — and I
got it wrong. I'm talking, of course, about Britain's general election
last week. The Conservative Party won clearly, and now the UK's future is in doubt.
General elections in Britain used to be very simple. There was the Conservative
Party on the right and the Labour Party on the left. And one of those
two parties always won a majority of the seats. Those days are gone.
Can you remember what you were doing 25 years ago today? Experts calculate that a man of my age will, on average, live for another 25 years. That may seem like a long time, but 1990 seems like only yesterday.