The National Crime Agency is investigating Arron Banks and his Leave.EU campaign for alleged offences committed at the 2016 EU referendum. Mr Banks and another senior campaign figure, Liz Bilney, were referred to the agency by the Electoral Commission.
Apparently, Richard Strauss was taken completely by surprise by the success of Also Sprach Zarathustra: he thought it would only appeal to a Nietzsche audience.
Conversation with Carolyn in my car yesterday:
—Richard, why have you got a cooking apple in your cup-holder?
—It’s not a cooking apple; it’s an eating apple.
—No way! What sort?
—It’s a cox.
—What?! It’s absolutely ENORMOUS! I’ve never seen a cox that big before!
—I don’t think you’re allowed to say that.
—[Howls with laughter] …But, seriously, all the other coxes I’ve ever seen have been absolutely tiny!
—You need to stop this right now!
When she was very young, my kid sister could never figure out why we should thank Kevin for little girls.
(Kevin was our next-door neighbour.)
A no-deal Brexit would be better for the UK than any Canada-style free trade agreement allowed by the EU, Theresa May has argued…
That’s as may be (but probably isn’t). But no Brexit at all continues to remain by far and away the best option. It’s amazing the Prime Minister can’t get her head around such a total no-brainier. It’s almost as if she thinks trying to save the Tory Party should be the priority. That’s what Cameron thought—and look where that arsehole landed us.