Perils & Profits: The Impact Of Wimbledon Fortnight On The Local Community:

If you’re a tennis fan, you’ve presumably been keenly anticipating the start of the 2015 Tennis Championships (29th June – 12th July). Whether watching the action on TV or attending in person, you’ll have two weeks (or more, if it rains) to enjoy the shock eliminations, the loud grunts, the tense tie-breaks, the losers’ tears […]

Filed under: Sports | Posted on June 29th, 2015 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

The Sky’s Not The Limit: Higher Prices For the UK’s Movie Channel Viewers:

If by chance you haven’t yet seen the film “Love Actually” (made in 2003 with Hugh Grant as British Prime Minister) don’t worry. It will almost certainly be shown on Sky Movies this week, the next one and indeed indefinitely. The same applies to the many other productions which appear with unerring regularity on Sky […]

Filed under: Media, Sports | Posted on June 16th, 2015 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

Brussels In The Driving Seat: The Abolition Of The UK’s Paper Licences:

“Power will be repatriated back to the Westminster Parliament”. This was one of the key commitments made by the Conservative Party during their election campaign. Yet, just a few days after British Prime Minister David Cameron, with his renewed mandate, returned from touring European capitals to elicit support for changes to the 2009 Lisbon Treaty, […]

Filed under: Society, Travel | Posted on June 5th, 2015 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »


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