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December 4th, 2013

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If you’re going to be up All Day and All of the Night, why not relax, and converse into the night on the day’s events in PB NightHawks.

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The round up of recent events (click on the links below, and it will bring up the relevant link)

  1. The Liberal Democrats have accused Michael Gove’s department of “lying” and “talking bollocks” as a furious turf war erupted within the coalition government.
  2. PMQs Verdict: Nick Clegg is a Tory
  3. PMQs sketch: Clegg has fun on the train set, but he’s killed chances of a Lib-Lab pact
  4. “The increasingly confident and powerful Mr Clegg”
  5. Suppressed report: welfare reform link to homelessness and food bank use. A Tory council has withdrawn its own official report linking welfare cuts to a range of social problems from food poverty to violent crime.
  6. What are Alistair Darling’s critics smoking?
  7. Tory attacks on Darling aren’t bizarre – they’re calculated. 
  8. The SNP and its apparatchiks are behaving as if they owned Scotland
  9. What would the Union Jack look like if the Scottish bit were removed?
  10. Why British lefties should love their country. 
  11. ‘Plebgate’ PC Toby Rowland to sue ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell
  12. Why we face 50 years of austerity (and slashing immigration could make things much worse)
  13. Ed Balls’ Evolving Reaction To The Economy In 6 Glorious/Terrifying Gifs
  14. Croatia’s vote forbidding gay marriage: a sign of the rotten heart of Europe. Anti-minority moves in Croatia are symptomatic of a Europe-wide slide back to the worst nightmares of the 20th century
  15. New book claims that Vladimir Putin is gay
  16. Norman Baker interview: David Kelly’s death is “unfinished business.” Home Office minister says the Attorney General would have to “reopen the inquest, which was absurdly curtailed”.
  17. Iran: Five easy ways to destroy an economy
  18. HM Courts & Tribunals Service apologises for publishing confidential information online.
  19. After a spate of scandals where careless users have threatened fair trials and jeopardised anonymity orders, Dominic Grieve takes steps to make the online world abide by the law
  20. Igor Judge, who recently retired as Lord Chief Justices ays Parliament should overrule the European Court of Human Rights : “Thomas Jefferson would have strongly advised us against it” 
  21. There is no wave coming in the 2014 election
  22. An alliance of corporations and conservative activists is mobilising to penalise homeowners who install their own solar panels – casting them as “freeriders” – in a sweeping new offensive against renewable energy, 
  23. Italy’s top court says current electoral law breaches constitution
  24. How Ancient Romans Created Social Media
  25. Has The Day Of The Doctor paved the way for a Who movie?

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