UK unemployment map

 Not exactly cutting edge, but here’s how I chose to display the latest UK unemployment figures. (Click on the pins to see the stats).

The best bit about using Google Maps is that the comments feature allows our users to share their views on stories without having to use our antiquated forums and saves me the time of having to scroll through shed loads of emails and reformat them into an artice (madness, but that’s often the only solution).

Financial crisis on a global scale

The fruits of my labours today (in addition to surviving the hangover from hell). Wanted to embed some stills, maybe I’ll get round to that later.

Today really was the day that it hit us just how out of control the financial meltdown really is.

 

Despite all of the measures by governments around the world, the markets are still plummeting. One experts’ referred to it as the plastic pants approach to banking – people are panicking and selling like crazy! Who knows what tomorrow’ll bring?