Monthly Archives: July 2009

>Forza Felipe, Siamo con te

>Strength, Felipe, we are with you. The poignant message on the sign held up by Felipe Massa’s Ferrari colleagues as the cars assembled on the grid this afternoon. The news on his condition is about as good as it could … Continue reading

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>MPs’ Recess – our right to know?

>Imagine getting a letter like this from your boss: Dear Employee, Please be transparent about how you’re planning to spend your time away from work this summer by filling in this survey. I hope you’ll be using the break to … Continue reading

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>Update: Felipe Massa recovering from successful surgery in intensive care

>It’s reassuring to hear that Ferrari F1 driver Felipe Massa is recovering following successful surgery after his accident. He’s in intensive care in hospital in Budapest. I have to say that I have no medical knowledge to back this up, … Continue reading

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>John Barrett MP to stand down at Election

>I am really sad today because John Barrett, Liberal Democrat MP for Edinburgh West, has announced that he is standing down at the next election. I’ve always got on very well with John. He has been a very good constituency … Continue reading

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>Nightmare accident for Felipe Massa

>I can’t remember a time when I didn’t care what the outcome of a Formula 1 qualifying session was going to be. My devotion to the Brawn team knows no bounds, but their fate was nothing compared to that of … Continue reading

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>Who will be the Hungarian Heroes?

>After a truly horrible week (more of which later), I’m feeling human enough to write a little bit. I’m all excited about the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend. My beloved Brawn boys have had some fairly ugly modifications to their … Continue reading

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>Formula Company Rapped for "Misleading" Ads

>I suppose I should be pleased that infant formula manufacturer Nutricia, whose brands include Cow and Gate and Milupa, has been told off by the Advertising Standards Authority for claiming that their products could support babies’ natural immune system, claims … Continue reading

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>Labour Deny Glasgow NE voters choice

>There’s one thing not to move the writ for a by-election, quite another to actively block someone else trying to do it. The SNP tried to move the writ for the Glasgow North East by-election a wee while ago in … Continue reading

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>Toddlers expected to take Tamiflu Capsules

>I was quite shocked today to discover that children as young as 14 months old are being prescribed Tamiflu capsules because there isn’t enough of it in liquid form. Apparently that’s only being given to babies under a year old. … Continue reading

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>Swine Flu vaccine row shows need for Holyrood reform

>Heaven knows I’m not often one for finding sympathy with Nicola Sturgeon, but might she have a point when she says that if Scots are to be vaccinated against Swine Flu, then the money will either have to come from … Continue reading

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