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This sums up the Tories and Thatcher and the nature of political leadership in the UK. https://twitter.com/JohnSimpsonNews/status/1445315417245986818?s=20 For those who also believe the BBC is left wing here is one hour that should help to convince you otherwise permanently: https://www.youtube.com/embed/pa6j4DCj1_8 If you like our content please keep us going for as little as...
Having read Gillian Tett’s article (“How the Kit Kat went global”, Magazine, FT Weekend, March 20) I find it odd such a lengthy piece did not arouse any interest in the origin of the name. Our family believed, in Tett’s words, that “Kit Kat” was the product of the...
"Torches of Freedom" was a phrase used to encourage women's smoking by exploiting women's aspirations for a better life during the early twentieth century first-wave feminism in the United States. Cigarettes were described as symbols of emancipation and equality with men. The term was first used by psychoanalyst A. A. Brill when describing the natural desire...
The standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used? Well, because that's the way they built them in England, and English engineers designed the first US railroads. Why did the English build them like that? Because the first rail...
Have a look and have a think. There are clues below for those who are struggling? AndorraBelarusBoliviaBurundiCentral African RepublicChadCongo, Republic ofGuatemalaIvory CoastKyrgyzstanLiechtensteinLuxembourgMaliMarshall IslandsMonacoMongoliaParaguaySao Tome and PrincipeSwedenTajikistanUzbekistanVatican City No luck? Clues: 1. It began in 1066 and hit its heights during the Victorian era but the above either did not succumb or did not...

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Tax exiles and yet more tax avoiders.... https://twitter.com/Lashesxx/status/1212370607154880512?s=20
You are 23 times more likely to be prosecuted for benefit fraud than tax fraud in the UK. Tax crimes cost the economy at least nine times more. It’s a rigged two tier system. One rule for us and another for them. And its getting even more unjust: According to the...
If the right brain is dominant you see pink and white. If the left brain is dominant you see green and grey. Test a friend or family member. It’s crazy! The left brain is analytical, numerical, logical, scientific, systematic thinking. The right brain is about creativity, music, art, subconscious mind, multi-tasking skill, synthetic...
MARTIN Lewis has revealed how getting organised when it comes to your car insurance could save you hundreds of pounds. Speaking on his weekly MoneySavingExpert ITV show, the finance guru urged drivers to take advantage of the so-called 21-day rule to save up to £500. Martin said: “The 21-day rule is...
Crime is a social construction. It only occurs because humans create laws. Without laws there are no crimes. Therefore, the most obvious way to reduce crime is to reduce the number of laws we have. This is the simplest solution. The other way is to understand the reasons why people...