Sunday, April 22, 2012

Six of the Best 243

Epsom & Ewell Liberal Democrats pay tribute to Lord Jack Ashley, who died yesterday.

"The business model of F1 has meant that politicised events are increasingly inevitable. Almost every race in the F1 calendar (the British Grand Prix is a notable exception) receives some form of government backing." Duncan Stephen argues that Formula 1′s business model inherently politicises the sport.

If Lords reform happens, it will be without a referendum, says A Brief History of Liberty.

English Buildings visits the empty former Midland Bank in Granby Street, Leicester - where Martin Johnson used to work in the days when rugby union was amateur.

A guide to the county's best teashops can be found on the Shropshire Life site.

"The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society is the album that is nearly universally acknowledged as The Kinks’ masterpiece, having a thematic and musical coherence greater than any of their earlier albums, while having stronger songs than any of the later ones. It’s all the more surprising, then, that such a coherent album had such a tortured genesis." Andrew Hickey takes you through it song by song.

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