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February 24th, 2014

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

  1. Where UKIP gets its support from. (I was amazed to find that the group least likely to vote UKIP are Guardian readers)
  2. Why Labour’s next leader is likely to be a Blairite
  3. “This is about putting trust in our members and supporters” – Ed Miliband Interview
  4. Bursaries won’t fix Conservatives’ loss of working-class support
  5. If Cameron is serious about winning, he’s got to send for Gove
  6. Let’s (not) have a heated debate!
  7. Concerns over UK Conservatives’ ‘posh’ manifesto
  8. Rename The Conservative Party The ‘Workers’ Party’, Says Tory MP
  9. Goodbye National Insurance. Hello Earnings Tax. National Insurance, a 100-year old charge on employers and employees, will be renamed “earnings tax”, the Chancellor has signalled. 
  10. MPs push ministers on regional benefit cap – as Tories mull putting it in manifesto
  11. Shadow Floods Minister Barry Gardiner told to ‘take his mankini’ to Somerset Levels
  12. Scotland’s uneasy referendum alliances are beginning to fray.
  13. Cameron and Salmond set out vision of independent Scotland and its oil wealth
  14. Christine Lagarde thinks the troika got it wrong on Greece? If only she knew. The IMF chief’s admission that the wrong solutions were applied to the crisis seems crass, given what Greeks are suffering
  15. Tory Europhobia cripples Britain’s attitude to the Ukrainian crisis
  16. Russia denounces Ukraine ‘terrorists’ and west over Yanukovich ousting
  17. Has Britain’s promotion of gay rights in Africa backfired? 
  18. The Government is more anti-EU than at any time in the last 20 years. So why are Eurosceptics still so gloomy?
  19. Ukip accepts EU exit could take several years
  20. Top Ten political cliches that would be great band names
  21. Harold Ramis: Ghostbusters’ Dr Egon Spengler was comedy’s GrandDude
  22. Why ‘Ghostbusters’ is the most libertarian Hollywood blockbuster of all time
  23. British Tabloid Claims the 13th Doctor Will Only Last One Year…
  24. ‘My dog understands my emotions’, say 95% of dog owners
  25. Today is the 23rd anniversary of the beginning of Operation Sabre, when General Norman Schwarzkopf came up with a military strategy that was positively Caesaresque in its brilliance. What made it even more impressive, we had the French on our side
  26. Today is the 711th anniversary of The Battle of Roslin.