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What a riot!

The DLR is not being republican (us? never…) when it turns to the subject of last year’s riots on the day of Queenie’s Diamond Jubilee. We like the idea of the Jubilee; we never use that Tube line, exactly, but … Continue reading

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The Guns of Tottenham

As the riot vans wailed past the DLR’s living room window last night and the news predicted econogeddon, the DLR felt no shame in building a makeshift fort behind the sofa stocked with tinned food, bottled water and rudimentary shanks. … Continue reading

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Greece is the word

But should it be? Now, there’s no doubt that if Greece defaults, we are looking at a major financial clusterflock. Liquidity will disappear overnight, credit will become a lot more expensive and European banks (particularly French banks) will be forced … Continue reading

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