Why did Nick Clegg choose this particular moment to make a non-urgent visit to Afghanistan and just who was minding the shop
in his absence?
Owner Buddy Mazzio opened the pub as a job opportunity for his two sons, bartender Jason and chef Brian, but he spends more time refereeing their fights than minding the shop
When manager changes occur, however, you might have a harder time finding out who's minding the shop
While MD Mark Kershaw was minding the shop
in Berkshire, his daughter Katie and son Harry were spreading the word in Dubai.
Chairman Lord Burns is minding the shop
after chief executive Ian Harley quit in the summer, and concern that the bank may have to cut its dividend to fund a big injection of cash to shore up its life assurance business has also hit investor confidence.
IMAGINE you are minding the shop
at MI5 one day when in walks a bloke with copies of thousands of KGB archives and asks if you would like them.
A relative of the sisters said: "Both were minding the shop
when the robber walked in with a scarf covering his nose and mouth.
Harriet Harman, Peter Mandelson, Jack Straw and Alistair Darling are to take turns minding the shop
in London during Parliament's 82-day break.