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Forum: Politics 16-09-2014, 18:21
Replies: 11,921
Views: 319,629
Posted By Spot
Very brief 30 second comment by Maureen Lipman...

Very brief 30 second comment by Maureen Lipman about actors endoring the yes campaign during an interview on BBC Radio Norfolk this afternoon - from 03. 37. 10...
Forum: Politics 16-09-2014, 08:57
Replies: 11,921
Views: 319,629
Posted By Spot
Alan Greenspan speaks out about Scottish...

Alan Greenspan speaks out about Scottish independence
Forum: Broadcasting 16-09-2014, 07:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,205
Posted By Spot
That was interminable and I really wondered what...

That was interminable and I really wondered what on earth they were doing as he was rambling and saying little of any real substance. It was definitely longer than Cameron yesterday.
Forum: Broadcasting 16-09-2014, 07:17
Replies: 26
Views: 1,205
Posted By Spot
I was watching Sky News and they also showed it...

I was watching Sky News and they also showed it all.
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 21:05
Replies: 252
Views: 4,911
Posted By Spot
I'm not really agreeing with you. :) The outlook...

I'm not really agreeing with you. :)

The outlook for financial markets in the event of a yes vote is not promising, but one day's movement either way, particularly when a no vote is probably still...
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 20:54
Replies: 252
Views: 4,911
Posted By Spot
Shares go up and down every day. Even in a bear...

Shares go up and down every day. Even in a bear market you get days (or even weeks or months) when shares go up. What happens in the longer term is what matters.
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 13:04
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By Spot
I don't think anyone thinks that, but getting up...

I don't think anyone thinks that, but getting up before dawn and going to bed when it's still light isn't the natural thing for humans to do, and it seems odd to want to change the clocks in a way...
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 11:30
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By Spot
The myth that this was ever anything to do with...

The myth that this was ever anything to do with Scottish farmers is just that - a myth. Well, at least it was never any more about Scottish farmers than anyone else.

Returning to GMT In winter...
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 10:04
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By Spot
That's right - they're not in the EU of-course -...

That's right - they're not in the EU of-course - although the Russian decision to abandon changing the clocks, meaning a 10 a.m sunrise in Moscow in winter, has been unpopular and I have a feeling...
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 10:00
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By Spot
This is the EU directive presently in force...

This is the EU directive presently in force

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32000L0084:EN:HTML
Forum: Politics 15-09-2014, 09:38
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By Spot
In which case we would still put our clocks back...

In which case we would still put our clocks back and forward exactly as now.

The main thrust of the OP's post seems to be that we should stop doing so.

In any case, the EU has three time zones....
Forum: Politics 14-09-2014, 20:57
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By Spot
It's even less to do with that.

It's even less to do with that.
Forum: Politics 14-09-2014, 20:56
Replies: 56
Views: 1,273
Posted By Spot
It's nothing to do with that - all EU states are...

It's nothing to do with that - all EU states are bound by an EU directive to change their clocks, and the European countries which are not in the EU such as Switzerland and Norway do so as well. It's...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 10:18
Replies: 33
Views: 820
Posted By Spot
There's a lot more at stake here than there ever...

There's a lot more at stake here than there ever is in a vote for one party or another in a parliamentary election.
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 10:04
Replies: 11,921
Views: 319,629
Posted By Spot
Aren't the yes campaign's predictions for revenue...

Aren't the yes campaign's predictions for revenue from oil based on a price which only prevailed for four months, and is way above the present market price which, as you say, is actually falling at...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 09:08
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By Spot
They would be even more stupid if they kept...

They would be even more stupid if they kept prices lower than their costs.

At the end of the day, businesses have to make a profit. You get introductory offers, promotions, loss leaders, bulk deals...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 08:58
Replies: 199
Views: 6,094
Posted By Spot
Sillars also made some comment about legislation...

Sillars also made some comment about legislation to force big companies to give workers two years' notice if they are to be made redundant. I doubt he speaks for anyone other than himself but...
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 08:43
Replies: 199
Views: 6,094
Posted By Spot
Sillars has just been on Radio 4 saying he didn't...

Sillars has just been on Radio 4 saying he didn't mean all that stuff about BP - he just said it so he'd be invited on programmes like Today! :D
Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 08:34
Replies: 11,921
Views: 319,629
Posted By Spot
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Forum: Politics 13-09-2014, 07:50
Replies: 31
Views: 707
Posted By Spot
Of-course retailers will still compete and offer...

Of-course retailers will still compete and offer the best deal they can but if the cost base rises - due to having to deal with different regulations, tax regimes etc - the cost base for all will...
Forum: Politics 12-09-2014, 23:02
Replies: 11,921
Views: 319,629
Posted By Spot
He urged them to speak out. They didn't have to...

He urged them to speak out. They didn't have to if they didn't want to. I don't think anyone has suggested there was any bullying or unpleasantness, whereas on the other side of the argument.....
Forum: Politics 12-09-2014, 22:53
Replies: 59
Views: 1,289
Posted By Spot
What if Salmond cannot negotiate the agreement he...

What if Salmond cannot negotiate the agreement he has promised (very likely) and it takes longer than anticipated (also very likely) and he is voted out in 2016 before Scotland has left the UK. The...
Forum: Politics 12-09-2014, 21:21
Replies: 199
Views: 6,094
Posted By Spot
Sky News have an early copy of Daily Mail which...

Sky News have an early copy of Daily Mail which has this on the front page I think the headline was 'The Hate That Shames Salmond'.

More in paper reviews on Sky and BBC News later no doubt.
Forum: Politics 12-09-2014, 20:50
Replies: 199
Views: 6,094
Posted By Spot
If costs generally rise, this will be the same...

If costs generally rise, this will be the same for everyone. Of-course retailers will still be keen to compete against each other and you may even see some loss leaders exactly as now, but overall if...
Forum: Politics 12-09-2014, 14:26
Replies: 78
Views: 2,412
Posted By Spot
So you'll be happy if none of the BBC's general...

So you'll be happy if none of the BBC's general programming is available to Scotland post-independence and all your fellow countrymen will as well?

Or is the BBC expected to continue to provide you...
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