From the daily archives:

Monday, March 2, 2015

Week 9: Villain(s) Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw

March 2, 2015

This week’s villainous duo are the former Cabinet Ministers Sir Mlcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw. Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind were described last week in fairly reverential terms – senior Parliamentarians we were told; former Foreign Secretaries, we were told; towering political figures we were told – and yes, these are two men who had […]

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George East’s Top Ten Films of 2014

March 2, 2015

Finally, we reach the last of my 2014 review posts.   Traditionally I have posted my review of the year in cinema together with my top 10 films on Oscar weekend, which took place the weekend before last.  However, because I still hadn’t completed my top 50 albums posts, it got pushed back by a week […]

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Week 9: Hero – Ed Miliband

March 2, 2015

This week’s Hero of the Week Award goes to Ed Miliband for standing up against the troughers Depressingly our over-entitled political class never seems to learn.   As we saw with Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind last week there are always MPs apparently prepared to sell their services to the highest bidder and more than […]

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