United in Idiocy: Milo Yiannopolous vs the University of Berkeley Students

I saw a report on BBC Breakfast this morning which showed students from the University of Berkeley rioting over an appearance by the right wing provocateur Milo Yiannopolous. It struck me as an incredible overreaction, what has Yiannopolous done to deserve such ire? Is he wanted for war crimes in the former Yugoslavia? Does he … Continue reading United in Idiocy: Milo Yiannopolous vs the University of Berkeley Students

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Creative Accounting, the Italian way

I read with great interest today that BT's value on the stock market has dropped by 21% thanks to accounting irregularities from their Italian subsidiary. BT originally estimated what the auditors KPMG called 'improper accounting practises' would cost £145 million, but has now risen to £530 million, to add to the £8 billion loss of … Continue reading Creative Accounting, the Italian way