Karl Dines: 10 years since FG11/5 and its applications now

Time just marches on

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Karl Dines looks back at the seminal moments of 2011 including such things as a royal wedding, massive EU economic bailouts and the publication of finalised guidance on assessing suitability...

Time just marches on. In April 2011, an estimated two billion people watched the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey. In the financial world, the European Union agreed to a €78bn rescue deal for Portugal, and they also announced an agreement to tackle the European sovereign debt crisis, including a write-down of 50% of Greek bonds. The main UK political party leaders were David Cameron (Con), Ed Miliband (Lab), Nick Clegg (Lib Dems); obviously the centre of their own universes, but not as much as the planet Neptune. It completed its first orbit since...

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