From the daily archives:

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Week 9: Hero – Shirley Murgraff

March 4, 2012

This Week’s Hero of the Week is retired teacher and NHS Campaigner – Shirley Murgraff. Shirley Mugraff’s argument in favour of the NHS is as straightforward as it is powerful – at 81 years of age, she remembers when we didn’t have a National Health Service, and she warns those who don’t remember those days, […]

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Week 9: Prat – Kevin Rudd

March 4, 2012

Our award for the biggest prat of the last week goes to The Honourable Kevin Rudd MP, the former Prime Minister of Australia I quite like Kevin Rudd: after all,  he brought the Australian Labor Party back to power after almost twelve years in opposition, getting rid of the loathsome John Howard in the process.  He […]

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Week 9: Villain – Barclays Bank

March 4, 2012

This week, Barclays Bank wins our award for the most villainous behaviour of the last seven days There were a number of stories about Barclays in the news this week: that its share value has risen to an eight-month high, second the revelation that it has borrowed £31bn in cheap loans from the European Central Bank to […]

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