Northern Ireland Voting Today

Only ten months since the previous election, the good folk of Northern Ireland return to the polling booths to elect their devolved legislative government. The election was triggered by the resignation of Martin McGuinness as Deputy First Minister. Normally, I don't take much of an interest in Northern Irish politics. Like the London Mayoral elections,…


Eurozone Membership Referendum

A poll has been conducted by TNS (no tabs as yet - data via @EuropeElects) on the EU member states to see if the Euro as a currency is desirable. It might help if I categorise the different membership states before I proceed. It does get slightly confusing as to which country is where within…

What’s Past is Prologue

First post. A little background.