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# Middle Class

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# Middle Class
'I really rate Bundee - he was a pain in our backside when I was at Glasgow'
Lions attack coach Gregor Townsend has heaped praise on Ireland’s centre pairing Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki.
# Middle Class
Ulster backline beginning to deliver for Peel and McFarland
The emergence of James Hume and Stewart Moore has added depth and class to Ulster’s midfield.
# who are ye?
FactCheck: Do 70% of Irish people see themselves as middle class?
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made the claim while speaking to Vincent Browne.
# edgy
11 times graffiti was painfully middle class
We are through the looking glass now, people.
# First World Problems
First Prosecco, now olive oil shortages are ahead
A combination of a bacteria affecting trees and dry, warm weather has affected the harvest.
# notions
14 of the most frightfully middle class things ever
So many notions.
# Your Say
Poll: What social class do you consider yourself?
A new study has found that some people fear “skidding” to a lower social class. But are such traditional class structures still relevant?
# Snobgate
Minister called on to retract 'insensitive' comments about middle-class snobbishness
“Can the Minister explain who he views as a middle-class person?” asks Timmy Dooley of Fianna Fáil.
# nouveau woof
9 decidedly middle-class animals
Ever met dog driving a Range Rover? Yeah, that.
# Fiscal cliff
Obama signs 'fiscal cliff' deal into law (with an autopen)
The President puts a firm end to major spending cuts, for now – using a novel (but legally questionable) piece of kit.
# Happy New Year
Stock markets like it when there's no Fiscal Cliff. Who knew?
European markets are all enjoying a healthy start to the year, while US futures have also welcomed the deal.
# Deal Done
Deal reached to avoid tax hikes for middle-class America
Is that the end of the ‘fiscal cliff’ talk then? Maybe. But the debt ceiling chat is back.