Last week, Scandinavia proved that there was more to life than patterned jumpers, says Peter Sharkey, as its largest lender, Nordea Bank, revealed that it was launching a 20-year, fixed interest rate mortgage - with a 0% interest rate.
Since my last column, there have been some major announcements from government in relation to policing but equally to the wider criminal justice picture. I thought it was important that I share with you from a Suffolk perspective what I know and what the way forward looks like.
Despite the surname reeking blatantly of nautical adventure, I'm a poor sailor. A bumpy ride on Cromer lifeboat in the early 1990s convinced me I would still rather read about Treasure Island than visit it.
Silly season is a well known part of a journalist's calendar - stories that make the news seem a little light-hearted during the summer months, which is exactly what's going on in Westminster, says James Marston