Party no Cause for Celebration

“….although Scotland may seem far off to some of us, the situation is a reminder that, all around Britain, the economic crisis is ripping up old certainties….even as the wine flows freely at the retirement parties for those who, however charming, helped to get us into this mess.”

And so writes Dan Sabbagh in today’s Times, about the outgoing Johnston Press chief executive, Tim Bowdler (who had the retirement party), and The Scotsman newspaper, which he speculates could “fetch half” of the