Opinion - Archive

February 2018 articles

If Bill Murray had played a banker rather than a TV weatherman in Groundhog Day, he may well have been cast as George Culmer, [...]

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Shortly after the AA’s float back in 2014, boss Chris Jansen handed the reins over to Bob Mackenzie, a man he had referred [...]

22 February
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Efficiently matching supply with demand is the bread and butter of tech platforms operating in the gig economy. [...]

22 February
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Whenever an impressive new technology comes along, people rush to imagine the havoc it could wreak on society – and they overreact. [...]

22 February
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When I want to go about a positive conversation with someone, the words “destructive” and “out of control” don’t usually [...]

22 February
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Would a bank collapsing in the Northern Rock vein receive a government bailout today? [...]

22 February
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As cabinet ministers assemble at Chequers for yet another crunch Brexit showdown, doubts linger over the quality and accuracy [...]

22 February
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Alex Hales and Adil Rashid opting to sign white ball-only contracts with their counties has caused a stir but I say fair play [...]

21 February
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THERE is no doubt potentially exciting sprinter Ivictory is the stand out dish at Happy Valley, when the four-year-old lines [...]

21 February
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THIS New Year’s celebrations didn’t go according to plan for most of the 90,000 racegoers descending on Sha Tin last Sunday. [...]

21 February
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The City is fighting a war on two fronts. The bulk of its energy is being spent on dealing with Brexit, but over the hill the [...]

21 February
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Earlier this month, Nike released a new campaign that celebrates youth, sport and music in the capital city of London. [...]

21 February
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It all started back in November 1980; I helped publish a pamphlet written by two English friends of mine, Gary Ling and Peter [...]

21 February
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“Ice cram sales and forest fires are correlated because both occur more often in the summer heat,” wrote Nate Silver in [...]

21 February
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With rising automation, is the Royal Society of Arts right that it’s time for a universal basic income? [...]

21 February
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