Commentaries

Virgin’s Whitehorn burns with fury

August 10, 2009

If you have tears, prepare to shed them now, for poor old Will Whitehorn. Not only is the government taking no notice of his apocalyptic warnings over falling oil supplies, he complains in the FT that the UK Department of Energy review “ignores not just our conclusions, but our very existence.”

from Neil Collins:

East Coast rail franchise crashes: Bowker unhurt

July 1, 2009

Richard Bowker is a man who appears entirely untroubled by self-doubt. Even as he was scrambling clear of the financial train-wreck that is today's National Express, he smoothly explained that he's been in talks for weeks lining up his next destination, running trains for the United Arab Emirates.