Getting us to take one for their team
WELL done, people of Ireland. You no doubt felt a rush of pride last week, as Europe's movers and shakers sang your praises. Bloomberg Television – the business channel with a global reach of 310 million homes – featured our Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. The programme on which Noonan appeared is called The Pulse – because that's where its presenters (Francine Lacqua and Guy Johnson) supposedly have their fingers.