The feel-good mantra peddled by the Government about how the real cost of living is the same as 2006 has been punctured by the latest figures for groceries.
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Too optimistic. Astonishing. Bizarre. Putative. Writing in The Sunday Times, columnist Damien Kiberd might well have just used a phrase like ‘plain bonkers’ to describe Government projections for its tax intake over the next few years.
Taxi drivers, ethnic shops, ebay sellers, market stall holders, fast food outlets and couriers are among those being targeted by the Revenue in a crackdown on the now burgeoning ‘shadow’ economy, according to The Sunday Business Post.
Armageddon, Doomsday. Take your pick of scenarios – the main stories on all of the quality Sundays are practically interchangeable; and the end is most definitely nigh.
The Department of Finance isn’t very good with numbers apparently. In a Halloween-themed news focus “House of Horrors” The Sunday Times asks: with a finance department that gets it wrong so often, should we all be scared?