Both the construction of the Creme Egg and the manner of its sale are, for slightly different reasons, ideally suited to the UK and Irish psyche. Photograph:  Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

I like the National Public Radio (NPR) politics podcasts. You get an hour of proper American journalists – the sort who fact-check the colour of a pol(...)

Warren Buffett:  “Either he should get in touch with modern ways or he should retire.” Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

When Warren Buffett was interviewed on CNBC last week about Unilever’s rejection of a bid from Kraft, he told a funny story. Or rather, he told a stor(...)