Pink 'Un

Pink 'Un

An informal name for the Financial Times, a major daily newspaper. The term refers to the salmon color of the paper on which it is printed.
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The so-called Pink 'Un is being sold by owners Pearson to Japan's Nikkei for PS844m.
In February, the pink 'un ran a lengthy feature in which a similar Amazon operation to the one in Wales, this time in Rugeley, Staffordshire, was memorably compared by a local to working in a "slave camp".
If the Pink 'Un has it right, it was a systemic fraud.
THE 1882 mock obituary mourning the death of English cricket which led to the creation of the Ashes did not appear in The Times but in the Sporting Times, a racing paper also known as The Pink 'Un which was founded in 1865 and ceased publication in 1930 (Page 4, September 8).
In the restaurant, drinks were sent over, wine and brandies flowed and, arriving back at the hotel, we saw a billboard in the street for the Pink 'Un evening paper with the banner headline QUINN'S STUNNING FOUR-GOAL DEBUT.
The Racing Channel's disappearance into the ethereal graveyard occupied by, among many others, the Pink 'Un, the Winning Post, the Sporting Chronicle and `The Life' itself, is a reminder, in a very similar way to the ending of the battle between this paper and its more ancient rival, that racing's fanbase, however loyal and passionate, can only sustain a certain level of coverage.
Far Note can gain a well-deserved success in the Pink 'Un Magazine Classic Maiden Stakes over seven furlongs.
Such a story appeared in the pink 'un this week under the heading `Plaster sales are no flop'.
ED Balls plans PS6bn raid on bank bonuses and mansion owners" screamed the front page of the Financial Times last week, if the tone of the Pink 'Un could ever be described as screaming.
But even the Pink 'Un is clearly not immune to abusing the concept of editorial equity and fairness, and which cock they choose to crow from the top of their dunghill is their business.