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Eric Pickles Dishes It Out To George Osborne

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Politics

Eric Pickles may have been the butt of a mean fat joke in George Osborne's spending review - but the Local Government minister proved he could take it...

'McDonald's Doesn't Deliver'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne has explained why the burger he was pictured eating came from a posh gourmet diner - because 'McDonalds doesn't deliver'. The Chance...

Childe Richard's Pilgrimage: Memoirs of a Not-So-Grand Tour

Richard O'Brien | Posted 26.09.2012 | Home
Richard O'Brien

Not for the first time, I have been tempted to compare myself negatively to Lord Byron. Like a large proportion of the young men of his time and class, the Romantic lothario spent the years 1809 to 1811 on a Grand Tour of Europe, absorbing the cultural, artistic and military history of tourist hotspots from Spain to Albania.

Travelling Light at the Whitechapel Gallery

Neil Simpson | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home
Neil Simpson

How would you explain Britishness? If we were introducing a foreign ambassador to Britannia with no prior knowledge of her, save for the embarrassing 'ums' and 'ahs' of Mr Bean and Hugh Grant, we would surely draw on a few comfortable self-induced stereotypes.