Day: April 25, 2017

Super-rich are paying less in taxes than their cleaners

Super-rich are paying less in taxes than their cleaners

Britain's super-rich are paying less in taxes than their cleaners, according to official figures. The latest release from the Office for National Statistics shows the poorest ten per cent of households fork out 42 per cent of their income in taxes – including VAT and council tax. Conversely, the richest ...

The Greatest Political Writer Ever

The Greatest Political Writer Ever

He could have blown out eighty candles on a birthday cake this July 28, 2017 if he hadn't blown one bullet through his head on February 20, 2005. If the earlier event never happened the future one likely would have happened in the exact same place, in the kitchen cum ...

My Spotify Sidebar Shame

My Spotify Sidebar Shame

It’s hard to understate the impact Spotify’s ‘Friend Activity’ sidebar has had on my listening habits. As the shadow of social connectivity crept across my Spotify account over the years, sprouting inboxes and sharing features as it went, the ‘Spotify Stalker Bar’ has made my listening habits at once more diverse, ...

A third of Brits barely write any more

A third of Brits barely write any more

Last week I had a conversation with a friend about on-screen chat. He had sent over a thousand emails that month, beating a previous record of 962, which begged the question of whether he was hiding behind his screen when it comes to client liaison or whether that had simply ...

Why the world is officially f*cked

Why the world is officially f*cked

I've always said that there's only one thing more important than the prospect of nuclear war on three fronts, and that's blending your makeup with your boyfriend’s balls. Yes, according to one of the most widely-read newspapers in the country the new make-up fad that is old 'balls forehead' is more ...