Six suggestions for Briton of the year who are not Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage has been named Briton of the year by The Times (£).

Their reasoning? "By any account 2014 has been a stellar year for Ukip and its leader. After more than two decades on the fringes, the party has finally bulldozed its way into the political mainstream, led from the front by Mr Farage."

A fair point but on Twitter the choice has prompting strong reactions, with some reminiscent of when the BBC chose a panda as their woman of the year in 2011.

Here are some other possible contenders for the title, none of whom are politicians ...

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