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Cameron and Clegg plan Rose Garden mark 2

Russell Bruce writes on Conservative/Lib Dem planning for Coalition mark 2, Tory dissent in the Borders and the close contest in Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk Life has not been a rose garden for most of the population anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Agincourt: £1m to celebrate defeat of French and ‘Scottish nationalists’

Image from Histoire de France, Wikimedia Commons By Russell Bruce During Osborne’s budget speech he announced in extraordinary terms £1M to celebrate the battle of Agincourt “And, Mr Deputy Speaker, we could not let the 600th anniversary of Agincourt pass … Continue reading

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Irish eyes are smiling as Ireland pays less for debt than UK

By Russell Bruce The news that the interest rate the Irish government is paying on its debt has fallen below the yield demanded for the London’s treasury’s gilt debt has no doubt led to raising a glass of Guinness in … Continue reading

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