Earlier this month, I was very pleased to take part in the Annual Hands Lecture, hosted by Mansfield College, Oxford. My wife Julia and I, along with Mansfield’s Principal Baroness Helena Kennedy, welcomed internationally renowned attorney David Boies to deliver a lecture on the topic of “Human Rights and the Rule of Law: Eight Centuries after Runnymede.”
Guy Hands’ View
Archive for May, 2014
Our love of gardening – and for Alan Titchmarsh who has designed a garden for the first time in three decades – means tickets for the 101st Chelsea Flower Show are changing hands for £575, nine times face value.
If we needed a reminder of how politics and energy are inextricably linked, the Ukraine crisis has done us all a timely service. The price and supply of gas is rapidly becoming a major Russian weapon against its neighbour, and by extension, its European supporters.
THE PENNY seems to be slowly dropping. Investors have taken fright at how they have driven up the value of the tech sector. A range of big name tech firms have suffered sharp falls in share prices. Twitter is down over 40 per cent over the last three months. Facebook has fallen by 11 per cent over the same period.