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Archive for January, 2011

It’s not just the middle being squeezed

Unemployment affects one in ten workers, but rising prices hit all of us


Albania: empty beaches, no tourists, £10 meals

A delightfully quirky country full of surprises


Even the rich and powerful can feel left out in Davos

The Saturday column


Ed Balls will be a disaster for Labour

Like Gordon Brown, he believes he’s superior to almost everyone


No wonder they’ve got a drink problem

Why teenagers should spend more time in the pub


There are lessons for us from Arizona

If people live in a bubble of bias, impartial broadcasters can prick it


Start the world – I want to get on

Feeling like a hedgehog? Me too


Let’s resolve to embrace our flaws

With contentment comes confidence. And if you feel good about yourself, you start to look good