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An escape route for Clegg, Fred Goodwin's 'rogue biscuits', and Whitehall web-browsing habits

By Prospect   September 2011

From turtles to pandas and flamingos, a new book by biologist Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu and photographer Patrick Gries illustrates the process of evolution through skeletons. Evolution in Action is published by Thames and Hudson on 26th September

Clegg’s escape route

Has Nick Clegg persuaded David Cameron to construct him an easy exit? There are discussions within the government about whether he could replace Cathy Ashton as Britain’s next EU commissioner when European leaders pick a fresh slate of commissioners in January 2015. Ashton is better known as the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, but she has…

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