THOUGH the notion might prompt a mass spluttering of cornflakes over breakfast tables, there are places in the UK where bankers are the business.
It was the 1970s; it was always Baltic. In between power cuts, Colditz and The World at War were on TV. It was always dark too.
CONSERVATIVE and Liberal Democrat headquarters will be keenly watching out for the latest wage figures today to see whether or not pay is now outstripping inflation, which has fallen for the sixth consecutive month to 1.6%.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed he is the victim of a "politically motivated" campaign against him and his party after a row over his European Union allowances.
The UK is about to enter a period of acute political uncertainty, after several generations of relative stability.