From the daily archives:

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Week 2: Hero – The Criminal Bar Association

January 12, 2014

This Week’s Heroes are the Criminal Bar Association. The Criminal Bar Association doesn’t have an easy job – it’s not really a trade union as such, but, it tries to organise a disparate band of men and women who work as Criminal Barristers and represent their interests as best it can. And, as I say, […]

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Back Of The Net Special: The Half Time Traipse To The Changing Rooms

January 12, 2014

Yes, it doesn’t seem like five minutes ago that the lads were on the pitch their bronzed legs gleaming in the August Sunshine, expectation written across their faces as the ref blew for the start of the Premier league Season. As ever I made various predictions as to how I thought things would go – […]

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Week 2: Villain – Channel 4

January 12, 2014

This week, Channel 4 wins our prize for being the greatest villain of the last seven days This week, Channel 4 took another step in its apparent mission to become the Daily Mail of British television when it aired Benefits Street, a highly sensationalised documentary of live of residents living on welfare in a street […]

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Week 2: Prat – Chris Christie

January 12, 2014

This week’s prat of the week award goes to Republican Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie and the mounting controversy surrounding his administration’s involvement in the closure of several lanes of traffic in Fort Lee, New Jersey leading to the George Washington Bridge. At this week’s press conference (which lasted more than two hours) Christie […]

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