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Best of Spear’s: Work experience for the Justice secretary, bankers firing clients, a cup of tea to a tee

The most read articles on spearswms.com last week: a minister humbled, bankers firing clients, a cup of tea perfectly brewed

The most read articles on spearswms.com last week: a minister humbled, bankers firing clients, a cup of tea perfectly brewed

 

1. Top barrister invites Justice secretary Chris Grayling to work experience

Grayling has zero legal experience, yet many fear his cuts to the legal sector will lead to miscarriages of justice

 

2. Retail heir's assault on wife exposes the reality of domestic violence and the wealthy

Coming less than two months after Charles Saatchi's public assault on Nigella Lawson, this latest scandal reveals a number of truths about domestic violence and the wealthy

 

3. Top Tips for the Perfect Cup of Tea from the Rare Tea Lady

Henrietta Lovell, genius behind the Rare Tea Co, gives Spear's readers her top tips (not PG, of course) for the perfect cup of tea

 

4. Edinburgh Fringe Reviews

Melinda Hughes, presenting her own show up in Edinburgh, offers her picks from the Fringe

 

5. The three reasons bankers fire their clients (pictured top)

The credit crunch and regulatory reform have made the lives of private bankers more complicated — and now they’re fighting back by dropping clients who simply aren’t worth the hassle, says Alex Pendleton

 

And the best of the blogs:

 

1 William Cash: Shropshire blows off wind turbines

No issue in my lifetime in Shropshire has more angered the local community that the idea of these turbines being imposed on residents

 

2. Alex Matchett: Gallery Etiquette and the Free World

I recently visited a modest but well-known art gallery, home to a number of masterpieces. But my transport of wonder was shattered by fellow patrons

 

3. Could living on a superyacht be a way to side-step the UK statutory residence test?

A typo on a Google search about the 'Royal berth' prompted me to ponder the breadth of the statutory residence test. Could life on the oceans solve problems for the uber-wealthy who wish to side-step or conclusively acquire UK statutory residence?

 

 
 

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