Yeah, OK, I lied. So what?

Bob “Diamond Geezer”

So Goodbye! then, Barclays’ Bank chief executive, Bob “Diamond Geezer.” Bob has finally fallen on his guilded sword following revelations concerning the systematic manipulation of the key LIBOR rate over the last few years. Continue reading

Equality and Fairness for House Owners

So Goodbye! then, Equality and Fairness for House Owners, as David Cameron considers compelling taxpayer to take on the mortgage risks of first-time buyers. This will be achieved through a guarantee which will permit lenders to provide mortgages with significantly lower deposits than the 20 per cent or more that is currently required, but the…

Ecclestone: “Y’know Ken, this team-owning lark is a bust – if you ever want to make any real money out of F1, come and see me.” Tyrrell: “Fuck off, Ecclestone – I’m far too busy trying to win races and entertain the public.”

Bernard Charles (Bernie) Ecclestone

So Goodbye! then, Bernard Charles (Bernie) Ecclestone, who has owned up to giving $44 million (£27m) to Gerhard Gribkowsky, a former banker, but has denied it was a bribe. [caption id=”attachment_3665″ align=”aligncenter” width=”300″ caption=”Ecclestone: “Y’know Ken, this team-owning lark is a bust – if you ever want to make any real money out of F1,…

Thankfully, this will not affect the value of the pound in your pocket!

The Euro II

So Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehen and Khairete! then, The Euro II, as the pressure continues to build on this fragile currency. Thankfully, this will not affect the value of the pound in your pocket! All talk of “restructuring” the Himalayan, Ural and Andean mountains of Greek sovereign debt has ended and we are now… Continue reading

Headed the way of the drachma - oblivion!

The EU

So Khairete! then, the EU, as further evidence emerges of this organisation’s completely cavalier attitude to our money. Headed the way of the drachma – oblivion! That ugly financial basket-case Greece has recently received a €110 billion bailout from the EU, partly contributed to by British taxpayers. We then discover that one of… Continue reading