Barry Neild

Barry Neild started his journalistic career reviewing sandwiches for a local newspaper in the dark shires of northern England, but soon graduated to tougher, if less tasty, assignments. Working for the BBC, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, Agence France-Presse and CNN, he has covered conflict in Afghanistan, espionage in China, the tsunami in Indonesia and the war in Iraq where — after being robbed at gunpoint, chased by helicopter and pumped full of horse tranquilizers — he wished he was back on the sandwich beat. Since 2005, he has been living and working in London, a city he can no longer afford to live in, but no longer bear to leave.

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Business, Economics and Jobs

Milking the silly season

David Cameron clears up spilt milk. Tony Blair tries to clear his image. Sarah Ferguson just wants to clear her debts. David Beckham is grounded, as are thousands of vacationers. Plus Winston Churchill’s UFO secrets revealed.

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