Lets stop calling it the Taper and go for Tapir. It is a long-nosed animal sucking up the ants on which investors have been feeding/
Markets are amazing really. Syria attack may be put off for a bit – so they rally.
Russian deputy central bank governor says, as currency hits 4 year low, — “Rouble is fluctuating, not weakening”
HENLEY-ON-THAMES, England, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The bucolic
English riverside town of Henley-on-Thames is about to fill up
with thousands of people in strange clothes: but not, this time,
the boater and blazer brigade that bedecks its world-famous
These tourists are Cyndi Lauper and Rick Astley wannabes -
fans of 1980s pop music heading for the fifth annual Rewind
Festival, an event fast becoming an international brand.
LONDON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Rock and folk fans are not often
treated to Latin, Middle English and medieval German, but that
is exactly what attendees at a recent music festival in rural
The Mediaeval Baebes, a British folk/classical group that
mixes ancient texts with new music, enchanted a crowd otherwise
gathered in an Oxfordshire field for the heavy rock of Alice
Cooper and the fiddle frenzy of The Levellers.
CROPREDY, England, Aug 12 (Reuters) – 10cc, the pop-rock
band that produced hits such as “I’m Not In Love”, “Rubber
Bullets” and “The Wall Street Shuffle” in the 1970s, is still
bringing fans to their feet with its against-the-grain lyrics
about the darker side of life.
But don’t expect new songs any time soon.
Co-founder Graham Gouldman, who has been on the road with a
most of the current version of the band since 1999, is acutely
aware that the lineup on stage now is not the original band that
penned its most popular tracks.