It has been brought to my attention…… Valentine’s Day edition

Swiss bank accounts are back in fashion. In Ireland, with criminals, former Conservative party treasurers, and their donors but not apparently with Her Majesties Revenue and Customs, the proprietors of “Le Monde” or the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation formerly known as “the Worlds best run bank”

The revelations about Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s sex life seem to have shocked the French to the core. That normally takes some doing

Harking back to the HSBC Swiss bank accounts tax avoidance scandal. There appears to be one law for the rich and a different one for the poor. David Cameron proposes one more law for the poor.

Marina Hyde went searching for answers about why the UK Tax Code at 17000 plus pages is the longest in the world.

.. the tax code can only be that long and obfuscatory because the authorities want people like them to play it.

We all need to check our bodies for “racist bones” even, especially, if we are sure that we don’t have one.

Having listened to Mark Kermode’s review of “Fifty Shades of Grey” 

Also a friend’s opinion, having read a few chapters of the book she described Mr Grey as “boring” and besides we’re not really into whips and chains.

We have decided on the ultimate Valentine’s Day date movie:……

This is Mark Kermode’s review – spot the difference

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