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Desperate times calls for desperate measures.

Boris kisses the Blarney stone.

Jane Manning,OBE, 1938-31March 2021.

Legendary Soprano, indefatigable champion of new works.

The Auld Alliance. Scottish pet food company moves to France to avoid Brexit restrictions.

“Ca va?..Nae bad, yersel?..Pas mal..Can I trade yer a couple of croquettes de bois de cerfs for one of your croquettes de viande chevaline and a tour of your knapdarloch?”

The Wealth and Hellfare State.

A 1% pay rise to UK nurses and a slow handclap doesn’t quite cut it.

Either in bronze or plaster, the Iron Lady remains controversial.

Margaret Thatcher unveiled: her home town won’t pay for the statue.

Steuart Bedford.1939-Feb.15,2021.Reliable conductor.

Dependable associate of Benjamin Britten.

Chick Corea, 1941 – Feb.9th.2020

Pianist who explored many genres