Irish lobbyists get Obama camp (I'm highly skeptical that it's actually Obama himself) to support an inquiry into the 1989 murder of a Northern Ireland solicitor. Why on earth these guys think that statement in response to a questionnaire is likely to have any effect on the process is beyond me.
Oct. 8th, 2008
INCOMING business secretary Peter Mandelson warned yesterday that the EU could be hit by a surge of “economic nationalism” after European governments enacted a series of unilateral moves to shore up their financial systems at the expense of other member states. (link)
The British government has announced a part-nationalisation of the country's eight main banks with a bailout worth up to £50bn. (link)
I can see Mr. Mandelson is getting on just fine with his new coworkers.