Tuesday 14 February 2012

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BORIS TAKES LEAD IN CLOSEST EVER RACE
Evening Standard, 13/02/2012, p.1, Joe Murphy
An Evening Standard YouGov poll shows that in the mayoral race, current incumbent Boris Johnson stands two points ahead of contender Ken Livingstone. Tony Travers of the LSE views the main issue as being the 'I'm spending money' attitude of Livingstone and Johnson's contrasting 'I'm efficient and saving money' view. http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard-mayor/article-24034990-boris-takes-lead-in-closest-ever-race.do|

Londoners urged to get out and vote in neck-and-neck contest
Evening Standard, 13/02/2012, p.6, Peter Dominiczak
A look at London's mayoral contest between Boris Johnson and Ken Livingstone notes that Londoners are being urged to vote on what is a vital issue for the city. According to Tony Travers of the LSE, 'The mayor can have a profound impact on the lives of Londoners - particularly on transport and planning'. http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard-mayor/article-24035009-londoners-urged-to-get-out-and-vote-in-neck-and-neck-contest.do|

Another trial for Shylock
International Herald Tribune, 14/02/2012, p.7, Stephen Marche
This year, Israeli theatre group Habima is to perform Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice at the Globe theatre in Hebrew and the institution is being criticised for this by pro-Palestinian group Boycott from Without. It is claimed that the affair illustrates England's 'declining sensitivity to the history of anti-Semitism', and notes that the LSE is currently investigating the alleged playing National Socialist drinking games. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/11/opinion/another-trial-for-shylock.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=habima&st=cse|

The virtuous cycle pedals into a golden age
The Times, 14/02/2012, p.23, Ben Macintyre
A history of cycling in Britain notes an LSE survey which calculated that this contributes GBP2.9bn to the UK economy in 2010.

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Capitalism and the University: the debate ends, the struggle continues, Des Freedman and Michael Bailey
Open Democracy (Web), 13/02/2012, Unattributed
A look at the forthcoming book The Assault on Universities, A Manifesto for Resistance, notes what input students may have over the remit of the incoming director of the LSE. http://www.opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/des-freedman-and-michael-bailey/capitalism-and-university-debate-ends-struggle-continues|

Live discussion: long-term conditions and mental health
guardian.co.uk (Web), 13/02/2012, Jo Adetunji
Michael Parsonage is noted as a visiting senior fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/healthcare-network/2012/feb/13/discussion-long-term-conditions-mental-health|

Webbs on the Web
New Statesman (Web), 13/02/2012, Unattributed
The diaries of LSE co-founder Beatrice Webb will be published digitally and in full for the first time today.
http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/cultural-capital/2012/02/social-reformer
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Lanzan guía para estimar pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe (translate)
La Radio Saludable - LA RADIO SALUDABLE - Feb 14 at 5:15 GMT adaptación que se hizo de la metodología desarrollada en 2003 por UNICEF, la Universidad de Bristol y la London School of Economics para la medición de la pobreza infantil. CEPAL y UNICEF-TACRO consideraron...
http://www.laradiosaludable.com/desarrollo-infantil/lanzan-guia-para-estimar
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Aluko: A ‘maverick’ departs
The Nation Nigeria - Olatunji Dare - Feb 14 at 3:11 GMT Awolowo moved the Scholarships Board to restore Alukoa award to enable him complete his doctoral studies at the London School of Economics. Thus was the seed sown of what became perhaps the longest and most... http://www.thenationonlineng.net/2011/index.php/columnist/tuesday/olatunji-dare/36715-aluko%3A-a-%E2%80%98maverick%E2%80%99-departs.html|

Studierende spielen Nepal (translate)
Badische Zeitung - Feb 14 at 2:38 GMT wie in Baden-Württemberg die Unis Tübingen und Heidelberg oder auch so renommierte internationale Hochschulen wie Berkeley oder die London School of Economics, deren Studenten zur New Yorker Konferenz reisen...
http://www.badische-zeitung.de/loerrach/studierende-spielen-nepal|

Boris sneaks ahead of Ken in latest poll
LondonlovesBusiness.com - Feb 14 at 2:21 GMT better off. “This is going to be the tightest mayoral race we’ve had,” Tony Travers of the London School of Economics said. “This is a fight worth taking seriously if you’re a voter. It’s a decision that will... http://www.londonlovesbusiness.com/news/boris-sneaks-ahead-of-ken-in-latest-poll/1706.article|

A Daughters Heart: Tribute to My Father
The News International - Schezee Zaidi - Feb 14 at 0:32 GMT history of Pakistan.Born and brought up in Pakistan, Bushra studied Social Policy and International Development at the London School of Economics. A human development activist, she has over seven-year experience...
http://www.thenews.com.pk/TodaysPrintDetail.aspx?ID=92652&Cat=6|

Johnson takes lead in mayoral race: poll
Gulf Times - Feb 13 at 23:27 GMT 3 result is too close to call and neither rival can afford a slip-up. Tony Travers of the London School of Economics said: This is going to be the tightest mayoral race weve had. This is a fight worth taking...
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=486400&version=1&template_id=38|

Libya: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will be moved to Tripoli
Club of Mozambique - Feb 13 at 23:04 GMT being given an inglorious secret burial in the desert. Saif al-Islam, a fluent English speaker educated at the London School of Economics, was seen as the Western-friendly face of Libya before transforming... http://www.clubofmozambique.com/solutions1/sectionnews.php?secao=international&id=24042&tipo=one|

University Islamic Societies Are Not 'Hotbeds' for Radicalisation
Huffington Post UK - Reyhana Patel - Feb 13 at 22:46 GMT with UCL's Islamic Society. Shaykh Haitham al-Haddad, an Islamic scholar who was scheduled to speak at a London School of Economics Islamic Society event, sparked controversy by critics who branded him as...
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/reyhana-patel/university-islamic-societies-radicalism-not-hotbeds_b_1272705.html|

Video: UN condemns attacks in Syria
MSNBC - Feb 13 at 22:30 GMT Fawaz Gerges from the London School of Economics joins MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan and the show’s Mega Panel to discuss the latest attacks in Syria and the UN’s response. (Dylan Ratigan Show... http://video.msnbc.msn.com/dylan-ratigan-show/46373376/#null|

Draghi's $158B Free Lunch Boosts Bank Profits
BusinessWeek - Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch - Feb 13 at 20:17 GMT basis points to 5.46 percent. In many ways this has been a masterstroke, said Charles Goodhart, a London School of Economics professor and a former Bank of England policy maker. People have been asking the...
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-14/draghi-s-158-billion-free-lunch-to-boost-eu-bank-profits.html|

The Biggest Losers
EPMonthly.com - Feb 13 at 19:51 GMT will go up and so will inflation”
The late George Bernard Shaw, a playwright and founder of the London School of Economics, once said “If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion...
http://www.epmonthly.com/wellness/work-and-life/the-biggest-losers/|

Tough battle looms in sleepy Manth
The Hindu - Gaurav Vivek Bhatnagar - Feb 13 at 19:22 GMT known any other MLA for a long time now." Chaudhary, who holds an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics, is hoping to add Thakur votes to his large Jat vote base, on the strength of his party district...
http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article2890101.ece|

How the ECB saved the eurozone (last time)
Financial Times - Ralph Atkins - Feb 13 at 19:12 GMT was the editor of the Central Banking journal and CentralBanking.com. Claire studied philosophy and economics at the London School of Economics. RSS James Politi is US economics and trade correspondent for...
http://blogs.ft.com/money-supply/2012/02/13/how-the-ecb-saved-the-eurozone-last-time/?Authorised=false#axzz1mLH5NFkK|

العوا يلتقى غداً بالجاليات المصرية فى أوروبا (translate)
Alwafd - Feb 13 at 18:37 GMT أوروبا لشرح برنامجه الانتخابي. وتشمل زيارة العوا كلاً من دولتى "إنجلترا وبلجيكا"، ويستهلها بإلقاء محاضرتين بكلية لندن للاقتصاد " London School of Economics" يوم الأربعاء 15 فبراير 2012 فى مدينة "لندن" تحت... http://www.alwafd.org/أخبار-وتقارير/13-الشارع%20السياسي/162476-العوا-يلتقى-غداً-بالجاليات-المصرية-فى-أوروبا

Keep government debt low so Canada is prepared for next “fiscal shock”
Calgary Beacon - Beacon News - Feb 13 at 17:17 GMT be the main sources of additional tax revenues. Bev Dahlby earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the London School of Economics and is a professor of Economics at the University of Alberta where he specializes
http://beaconnews.ca/calgary/2012/02/keep-government-debt-low-so-canada-is-prepared-for-next-fiscal-shock/|

Clinton remains irresistible..and not just to women
Daily Record - Feb 13 at 16:46 GMT me to stop saying it, in the interests of the nation.One day I cracked it at the London School of Economics and a woman got up from the fifth row and walked out. It was Miss Lewinsky, briefly studying there... http://blogs.dailyrecord.co.uk/georgegalloway/2012/02/clinton-remains-irresistible-
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Bahrain More Divided One Year After Unrest
VOA News - Phillip Walter Wellman - Feb 13 at 16:15 GMT number of recommendations to help kick-start a national reconciliation process. However, Kristian Coates-Ulrichsen, a research fellow at the London School of Economics, said the government’s failure to implement... http://www.voanews.com/english/news/middle-east/Bahrain-More-Divided-One-Year-After-Unrest-139213924.html|

Saif Gaddafi to be moved to Tripoli, then tried
Defence Web - Feb 13 at 14:32 GMT being given an inglorious secret burial in the desert. Saif al-Islam, a fluent English speaker educated at the London School of Economics, was seen as the Western-friendly face of Libya before transforming. http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=23438:saif-gaddafi-to-be-moved-to-tripoli-then-tried&catid=52:Human%20Security&Itemid=114|

El Frente Polisario alerta de menos ayudas a los refugiados por la crisis (translate)
ABC.es - Comunidad Autonómica Vasca) EXTERIOR - Feb 13 at 13:02 GMT humanitaria dos años después del ... Directo: Obama no descarta acciones militares en Libia23.40: El director de la London School of Economics ha dimitido tras hacerse público sus supuestos vínculos con la...
http://www.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=1102879|

Italia coloca 12.000 millones de euros en deuda a menor interés (translate)
ABC.es - INT) MERCADOS-FINANZAS - Feb 13 at 11:32 GMT de euros. En una reciente entrevista con el semanario alemán «Der Spiegel», el profesor Albrecht Ritsch, de la London School of Economics, afirmó que esta deuda, junto a los intereses, podría ... La Cámara...
http://www.abc.es/agencias/noticia.asp?noticia=1102771|

Public services can be delivered by knights and knaves mutually
Blogposts | guardian.co.uk - Feb 13 at 10:32 GMT Julian Le Grand Guardian Professional, Monday 13 February 2012 04.36 EST Article history About this article Close Public services can be delivered by knights and knaves mutually This article was published on guardian.co.uk at 04.36 EST on Monday 13... http://www.guardian.co.uk/public-leaders-network/2012/feb/13/julian-le-grand-new-models-public-services|

Accountability and spending cuts: will Gomery cause trouble for Clement?
iPolitics - Graham Fox - Feb 13 at 10:20 GMT undergraduate degree in history from Queen’s University and a master’s degree in political science from the London School of Economics. Almost seven years after the Gomery Commission released its first report...
http://www.ipolitics.ca/2012/02/13/graham-fox-accountability-and-spending-cuts-will-gomery-cause-trouble-for-clement/|

Nigeria: Clinton, Cherie Blair Arrive for Thisday Awards
AllAfrica.com - Feb 13 at 10:15 GMT she was the first member of her family to attend university. But having won a place at the London School of Economics, she graduated with first class honours in law and went on to top her class in her Bar... http://allafrica.com/stories/201202130601.html|

Social Reformer's Diaries Reveal 2012 Is Not So Different From 1931
Huffington Post UK - PA - Feb 13 at 9:22 GMT reformer whose diaries are available for the public to view online today. Beatrice Webb, co-founder of both the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the Fabian movement, left behind...

단돈 2만5000원에 옥스퍼드대학서 .. (translate)
Yahoo! Korea - Feb 13 at 8:01 GMT 글로벌 프런티어'에 선발돼 유럽에 왔다.이들은 영국 런던에서 유학생을 위한 기숙사 'ISH'(International Students House)와 'LSE'( London School of Economics)를 둘러본 후 지난달 26일 옥스퍼드대학을 방문해 이곳에서 하룻밤을 묵었다. 이후 전세계 140개 나라, 1만여 명의 젊은이들이 생활하는 프랑스 파리의 국제대학촌...
http://kr.news.yahoo.com/service/news/shellview2.htm?linkid=641&category=bs&articleid=2012021316483490298&newssetid=81|

Egypt detains Australian journalist, US student
Arab Times - Feb 13 at 7:42 GMT being given an inglorious secret burial in the desert. Saif al-Islam, a fluent English speaker educated at the London School of Economics, was seen as the Western-friendly face of Libya before transforming... http://www.arabtimesonline.com/NewsDetails/tabid/96/smid/414/ArticleID/179560
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Akçaba: "Telefona olan ilgim çocukluğuma uzanır" İş Kadınları Derneği ve Kuzey Kıbrıs Turkcell'in işbirliği sonucu "Yılın Genç Kadın Girişimcisi Ödülü" alan Faize Akçaba, "girişimcilik" konusunda üniversitelere davet edildiğini be (translate)
Kibris Potasi - Feb 13 at 7:11 GMT "1980 Lefkoşa doğumluyum. Liseyi Türk Maarif Koleji'nde okudum. Amerika’da Bilgi Sistemleri bölümünü birtirdim. Yüksek Lisans için London School of Economics’de Bilgi Sistemleri Analizi, Tasarımı ve Yönetimi... http://www.kibrispostasi.com/index.php/cat/35/news/72773/PageName/
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Draghis $158 Billion Free Lunch to Boost European Bank Profits
BusinessWeek - Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch - Feb 13 at 4:26 GMT basis points to 5.59 percent. In many ways this has been a masterstroke, said Charles Goodhart, a London School of Economics professor and a former Bank of England policy maker. People have been asking the...
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-02-14/draghi-s-158-billion-free-lunch-to-boost-eu-bank-profits.html|

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