Across the top of the screen floated a banner, pulled by a little aeroplane: IN ARSENE WE TRUST.
Opinion polls have shown that most voters, in theory, favour a fall in house prices. But do they in practice?
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How the “hippie tycoon” Dale Vince – a pioneer of renewable energy – plans to turn football and our motorways green.
The key difference between the liar and the bullshit artist is that the liar has at least some regard for the truth.
The First Minister knows that her demand of a "soft Brexit" is unlikely to be met.
From thinking about family to remembering Carrie Fisher, the first week of the new year left me strangely optimistic.
It's time for the UK to address long-standing defects: our poor productivity, our regional imbalances, our lack of affordable housing and our weak vocational sector.
Rather than leaving the EU, the Front National leader wants to "renegotiate" France's membership.
The illusion of sovereignty conferred by the referendum will vanish once the negotiations begin.
Vince Cable makes the liberal case for immigration controls.
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