Congratulations to Princess Eugenie, who got married today. The umpteenth in line to the throne married her ‘commoner’ boyfriend Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel and looked the vision of happiness, watched on by 800 family and friends. And she should be happy, the tax payer (that’s you and me) paid a cool £2m in policing costs for the event. What’s more, the cost of laying on a party for basically Eugenie’s entire Facebook friend-list will be stumped up by the royal family, who are funded entirely by the tax payer. Not only do we pay for her layabout luxury lifestyle, we’re also subbing her fairytale wedding. Needless to say Brooksbanks didn’t have to apply to Don’t Tell The Bride […]
It’s the first week of the year and as such it’s the first weekly newsletter of the year, in which we lift the curtain behind some of the data we’ve collected, and offer some insights into how TDE users have been thinking on major issues.
If you you spent the 1990s prodding away at your Sega Megadrive trying to perfect ‘electric thunder’ or Ryu’s ‘Hadou no Kamae’ then the fact you’re also reading a blog about UK political polling data marks you out as an especially geeky type. So Downing StreetFighter will definitely be for you. Downing StreetFighter is a fun and silly recurring feature we’ll run over the next few months. The concept is simple, every week we’ll ask our users who would win in a hand-to-hand combat situation between two well known Westminster types. Partly because we want to know who would win were Jacob Rees Mogg and, say, John Bercow ever to ‘take things outside’ but also because the comments section of the app will […]