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http://www.ft.com/ with http://www.ft.com/indepth , http://www.ft.com/comment , http://www.ft.com/reports ; http://news.bbc.co.uk/ Rather watered down in recent years, but still a bell-weather for world news ;http://www.economist.com/index.html ; http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/ ; http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree ; http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/ ; http://www.thefirstpost.co.uk/ ;

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/video_and_audio/ BBC video that is on offer ; http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/radio all radio stations ; http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/comedy/newsquiz.shtml Radio 4 Newsquiz ; http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/ With World Service Radio News ; http://www.channel4.com/news/ ;



Social Sciences

http://ourkingdom.opendemocracy.net/ Fairly sophisticated collaborative blog ; http://www.epolitix.com/EN/ Covering British politics ; http://www.aldaily.com/ portal owned by The Chronicle of Higher Education ; http://www.artsjournal.com/ weekday digest of some of the best arts and cultural journalism in the English-speaking world ; http://www.redpepper.org.uk/ leftist magazine ; http://www.spectator.co.uk/ ; http://www.newleftreview.org/ ; http://www.democratiya.com/ ; http://www.economist.com/ ;

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/the_tls/ ; http://www.lrb.co.uk/ ;


Think tanks http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/thinktanks Aggregation on think thank analyses ;

Left-leaning think tanks http://www.demos.co.uk/ ; http://fabians.org.uk/ From 1884, classic left-wing ; http://fpc.org.uk/ progressived thinking launched by Tony Blair, focusing on globalisation ; http://www.ippr.org/ Grew out of ashes of Labour 1987 election defeat, leading left think tank ; http://www.neweconomics.org/gen/ Challenging established thinking, great focus on environmental economics ;

Independent think tanks http://www.reform.co.uk/ independent, set up in 2001 ; http://www.smf.co.uk/ independent, tries to marry the market with social justice ; http://www.cer.org.uk/ Centre for European Reform established in 1996 to improve UK debate over EU ; http://www.centreforum.org/ liberal think tank from 2005 ; http://fpc.org.uk/ Foreign Policy Centre, UK based independent think-tank ;

Strategic studies think tanks http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/ ; http://www.rusi.org/ Defence ; http://www.iiss.org/ Strategic studies ;

Various http://www.ioe.ac.uk/ Insitute of Education ; http://www.ifs.org.uk/ Institute for Fiscal Studies ; http://www.quilliamfoundation.org/ former radical muslims trying to revive tolerant islam ;

Right-leaning think tanks http://www.adamsmith.org/ free-market, pioneered privatisation, favoured by Thatcher ; http://www.bowgroup.org/ conservative, founded in 1951 to counter the Fabian society ; http://www.policyexchange.org.uk/ small-government think tank popular with cameronites ;

Arts & Humanities


http://www.soas.ac.uk/soaslit/archive.htm Occasional online magazine ; http://www.readysteadybook.com/index.aspx British site covering new stars on the bookish sky ; http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk , http://tls.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx ; http://www.lrb.co.uk/ ; Chaucer http://www.umm.maine.edu/faculty/necastro/chaucer/index.html

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Travel http://www.prestonfield.com/ Sumptous hotel in Edinburgh ; http://www.delocator.org.uk/ independent cafes with character in the UK (avoid starbucks) ; http://www.subbrit.org.uk/ Subterrainean Britain ; http://www.thecross.co.uk/ Restaurant in Scotland ; http://www.cairngorm.com/ ;

Travel London http://www.sohohouselondon.com/ Private club ; http://www.connaughthotellondon.com/ ; http://www.tresco.co.uk/ Scilly isles ; http://www.alainducasse.com/ Restaurants London Paris ; http://www.donmarwarehouse.com/ ; http://www.tuddenhammill.co.uk/ Suffolk rural hotel ; http://www.gordonramsay.com/ukrestaurants/ Pubs restaurants London and NYC ; http://www.allstarlanes.co.uk/ Diner and bowling in London ; http://www.zetabar.com/ Bar ;

http://www.qype.co.uk/ Excellent restaurant reviews for London ;

Ett tips är prisvärda och mysiga restaurangen Le Mercury, http://www.lemercury.co.uk/ 140 A Upper Street, Islington, nära Kings Cross. Fransk meny. Boka bord i förväg.

På The Admiral Codrington http://www.theadmiralcodrington.co.uk/ i Chelsea äter man riktigt god engelsk mat. Här finns både pubdel och en fin matsal. Adress: 17 Mossop Street.

Drinking Clubs in London The British Luxury Club ; El Camino ; The Drink Shiop ; Green & Red ; Harvey Nichols' Fifth Floor Bar ; Ocho ; Oxo Tower ; http://www.specialitydrinks.com/ Speciality Drinks ;


http://walking.visitscotland.com/perfect-walks/ Walks in Scotland ; http://www.scotmountain.co.uk/ ditto ;

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