The centre of political gravity in Scotland is far to the left of that of the UK and that is at the centre of the concerns – widely held but little expressed – of Scottish business over independence.
30 November 2013, Financial Times
27 November 2013, Financial Times
The Olympiad was a good party, which cost the British population about £200 per head.
20 November 2013, Financial Times
Cricketers as gifted as Mr Tendulkar will appear from time to time, but it is unlikely that one as skilful as Bradman will appear in the entire history of the world.
13 November 2013, Financial Times
Nuclear power and financial systems both have the capacity to blow up the world. Perhaps there are lessons from one for the other.
06 November 2013, Financial Times
Ethics are about what to do when good behaviour and profitable business are not necessarily the same thing.
30 October 2013, Financial Times
British technological failures have been compounded by a political phenomenon I have come to think of as “great leap forward syndrome”. The idea is that the best way to compensate for stumbles and missteps is to move, at one bound, ahead of the field.
23 October 2013, Financial Times
If I had a million pounds for every time I have heard a possible reform opposed because “it wouldn’t have prevented Northern Rock or Lehman Brothers going bust”, I might now have enough money to bail out a bank.
16 October 2013, Financial Times
Financial economics, for half a century a showpiece in economic departments, is today struggling to maintain credibility in the face of the financial instability of the past two decades.
09 October 2013, Financial Times
My decision not to read the terms of agreement when purchasing a new television is not the result of my stupidity and ignorance, but my wisdom.
02 October 2013, Financial Times
Negotiations over Scottish independence are framed by the observation that neither the rest of the UK nor the EU has anything significant to gain from such negotiation – or any wish to conduct such negotiation at all.
01 September 2010, Financial Times
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