Serpent's Egg

The Eroticism of Fat Men

Britain’s consumer credit market is a giant ticking time bomb

When interest rates rise, the shock to borrowers, practical as well as psychological, will be immense Just 1pc of first-time buyers took out an interest-only mortgage in the second quarter Photo: … Continue reading

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Europe’s bond yields lowest since 15th century Genoa on deflation, Russia risk

German, French and Dutch yields have been sliding for months as the eurozone recovery wilts and several countries flirt with recession David Owen, from Jeffries, said investors are starting to … Continue reading

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Scene from „The Serpents egg (Das Schlangenei) (3)

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The Euro has risen back to €1.266

The Euro has risen back to €1.266, where it was back on July 16. On October 31st it was just €1.166.

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A letter to … My husband, who may be about to leave

The letter you always wanted to write The Guardian, Saturday 30 August 2014 We’ve been married 21 years and together for 25. It’s been three days since you told me … Continue reading

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Prom 58: Strauss – Salome

Prom 58: Strauss – Salome 2014 Season Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes First broadcast: Saturday 30 August 2014 Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London Presented by Donald Macleod In … Continue reading

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Eurozone gripped by deflation fears as inflation rate hits five-year low

ECB chief Mario Draghi is under pressure to act but experts say immediate measures are unlikely Katie Allen The Guardian, Friday 29 August 2014 17.41 BST Mario Draghi with US … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why Italy’s stagnation could be the future for the entire eurozone

Monetary reform alone can’t kickstart the European economy. It needs something more radical Riccardo Bellofiore theguardian.com, Saturday 30 August 2014 11.00 BST ‘The European economy as a whole needs expansionary … Continue reading

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Eurozone fears of stagnation grow as France and Italy suffer

A stubborn lack of growth, rather than collapse, is now the enemy. But agreement is elusive Ian Traynor The Observer, Saturday 30 August 2014 13.47 BST Francois Hollande and Paris’s … Continue reading

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Rotherham: As a Pakistani woman, I’d welcome a police force that didn’t rely on imams

Shaheen Hashmat was brought up in a Muslim family and helped by the police and local authorities, after becoming a victim of abuse. It’s given her a unique perspective on … Continue reading

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Unmasked at last: the City high-flyer who dodged £43,000 in train fares

Investment executive Jonathan Burrows named as Britain’s biggest fare dodger, who hoped to keep his name secret by quickly paying back the £43,000 within three days Jonathan Burrows cheated Southeasterm … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment
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