Monday, January 04, 2016

Six of the Best 563

The Liberal Democrats should cut their spending by moving their headquarters out of London, argues Simon McGrath.

"Pickering, North Yorkshire, pulled off protection by embracing the very opposite of what passes for conventional wisdom. On its citizens’ own initiative, it ended repeated inundation by working with nature, not against it." Geoffrey Lean explains how one town that beat the floods.

Terence Fane-Saunders dissects Oliver Letwin's inadequate apology.

James O'Malley wants the left to stop retweeting bullshit.

"If it looks completely at home in this northern European setting, that's because a mosque has stood here, roughly 20 minutes' drive south-west of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, since 1558." Tharik Hussain on the Muslims of the Baltic.

The Downstairs Lounge celebrates the career of Kenneth Horne.

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