The Spectator

The week that was | 15 July 2011

Here is a selection of posts made at over the last week.

Fraser Nelson says the demise of the News of the World is a blow to an already struggling industry.

James Forsyth watches Gordon Brown give one of the most one-sided versions of history ever, and reports on George Osborne’s worries about the eurozone.

Peter Hoskin notes that OBR is sounding dire warnings, and says we should remain cautious about inflation.

David Blackburn makes the case for the defence of Rupert Murdoch, and exposes Ken Livingstone’s hypocrisy.

Jonathan Jones notes that British euroscepticism is hardening, and celebrates a victory for common sense.

Alex Massie ponders the biography of a nobody.

The Arts Blog celebrates forty years of the Spectator’s crossword competition.

The Books Blog gets down and dirty with J.G. Ballard’s most notorious book.

And the Business Blog examines the latest employment figures.

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