Use of the Caine

The significance of the Northern Ireland SpAd’s tweet lies less in its content than its author – and that it has been issued at all.


The Prime Minister is like a woman on a raft, adrift at sea – as her fellow-passengers watch the good (or bad) ship Chequers gently slipping, with the occasional plop and gurgle, beneath the waves.

May on the fence

Media focus is on the DUP. But we can’t help suspecting that near the heart of policy is a preoccupation with those just-in-time supply chains.