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Red lines as red herrings in Syria
— the sort of actions that could have brought matters to a close a long time ago. Now the situation has descended into what Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy used to call “another fine mess.” It is, I concede, a lot harder to intervene now than it was about a year from The Washington Post Read more »
Plymouth Herald published Another fine mess... but can we fix it?
here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!" You can almost hear Oliver Hardy muttering the words to Stan Laurel as they survey the scene below them at the decaying Palace Theatre. The comedy duo starred at the theatre in its 1950s heyday and their presence from Western Morning News Read more »
Bradford & Bingley's public sell-off 'flawed'
Building Society and the Bingley Building Society, both established in 1851 1995 The group spends more than £1,000 on Stan Laurel's bowler hat, a nod to the corporate logo of two City gents wearing the headgear 2000 The company is demutualised and floated from The Independent Read more »