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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"When you see a man with whiskers of that cut and the 'Pink 'un' protruding out of his pocket, you can always draw him by a bet," said he.
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".
Our review last month of the Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2006 by Gale, part of Cengage Learning (Pink 'un cure for economic blues, p16), prompted feedback from the library of a private firm barred from subscribing to it.
If the Pink 'Un has it right, it was a systemic fraud.
The "Pink 'Un" and football were inextricably linked and it is a matter of great sadness to me that what was once an integral part of Midlands soccer folklore is no longer viable.
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.
"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.