Tag Archives: sanjay samani

Daily View 2×2: 4 February 2010

Good morning, on this misty day which in history saw three awful earthquakes – in Haicheng, Guatemala and Afghanistan.

This day is a birthday to American civil rights campaigner Rosa Parks (pictured) as well as to the American vice-president famously unable to spell “potato”, Dan Quayle.

Deaths on the 4th February include Liberace and American novelist novellist writer Patricia Highsmith, who wrote Strangers on a Train, The Talented Mr Ripley, and – according to Wikipedia at least – the first lesbian novel with a happy ending.

Today is also Facebook’s 6th birthday. How many other 6 year-olds earned $300m last year, had new words entered into dictionaries, and caused moral panic?

2 Big Stories

Legg Report published

Later today, Sir Thomas Legg’s report will be published on Parliament’s website. The Guardian – MPs ordered to pay back more than £1m reports:

Posted in Daily View | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and | Leave a comment
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarRichard Underhill 3rd Sep - 1:48pm
    Jane Ann Liston 30th Aug '15 - 10:52pm "I was bitten by a silent dog lurking behind a letterbox through which I was delivering a...
  • User AvatarSimon Shaw 3rd Sep - 1:45pm
    @John Tilley That's slightly dodging the point. Are you saying that I am correct when I say that “….John Tilley (and some others like him)...
  • User AvatarGeoffrey Payne 3rd Sep - 1:39pm
    Good point Bob. All we can do is try hard in our own local parties.
  • User AvatarSimon Shaw 3rd Sep - 1:37pm
    @David Raw "Sorry, Simon. as a former Convenor of Social Work on Scottish Borders Council it was not my business to be misinformed." You referred...
  • User AvatarGeoffrey Payne 3rd Sep - 1:37pm
    Well we didn't need a compelling vision to recruit so many over the past 4 months. But anyway this is all subjective and also depends...
  • User AvatarRoland 3rd Sep - 1:37pm
    @Dav Do you deny that the EU thus constrains British sovereignty in all kinds of areas, leaving just enough freedom for British politicians to fiddle...