A rare occurrence honesty and forthrightness being spoken in the European parliament:
It’s well worth spending three and a half minutes listening to and then sharing far and wide. Apart from the excellent speech Brown’s behavior during it (only shown towards the end) also seems quite informative to me at least.
Meanwhile reportedly the Queen is having private chats with the governor of the bank of England (see also here). Mr King has subsequently warned that spending more may not be the best idea, which I’m sure is a shock to no one.