Victor Blank: Good Innings

Sir Victor Blank has reached 30 not out: the old Lloyds Bank chairman has hosted the 30th annual charity cricket match in the grounds of his Oxfordshire manor house, featuring cricketing veterans and City big wigs. There was one notable no-show: Sir Martin Sorrell usually puts his pads on and flashes his off-drive at the …

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My Life, Our Times – Gordon Brown

In his autobiography My Life, Our Times, Gordon Brown dedicates chapter 15 to the “banking collapse that shook the world”. The former Prime Minister provides a comprehensive running commentary of what happened and when, his global leadership role and provides an insightful political and economic assessment of the situation.

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Cricket legends return to the crease to pay sporting tribute to Frost

Banker and philanthropist Sir Victor Blank’s team scored 253 for 5, but the David Frost XI made 256 for 9 to win by one wicket. Organised by Wellbeing of Women, a charity supported by Sir David, the annual event was held at Chippinghurst Manor, Oxon. It will endow the Sir David Frost Research Fund to improve women and babies’ health.

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