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July 16th, 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. PMQs: Miliband sends his MPs off for the summer, each with their own personal rain cloud. Cameron misrepresented Harman’s words, but ensured Labour’s humiliation was complete
  2. Reshuffle 2014: the fallout
  3. Mrs Gove goes on the warpath, as Michael plots his media career
  4. If Gove is the most unpopular politician, why have the Tories made him minister for TV? The man charged with wooing voters is more likely to repel them.
  5. An untested and unready Ed Miliband faces Cameron’s redrawn Tory ranks. Labour must match the prime minister’s ambitious statement of intent if it is to avoid joining the coming battle outflanked
  6. Senior Tory councillors lining up to call for the cuts to stop
  7. MEPs could veto ‘anti-European’ Lord Hill, David Cameron’s choice for Britain’s EU commissioner. EU president warns that Lord Hill is a radical Eurosceptic and says MEPs could vote to reject him in September 
  8. Farage has vision for Britain, admits top target Tory. Laura Sandys, the MP who holds the seat Nigel Farage most wants, says the Ukip leader has a vision for Britain that goes beyond material wealth 
  9. TV debates and “game changers” Independence Referendum, most current polling suggests that for the result to be anything other than a resounding vote to remain part of the UK, the Yes campaign will need a “game changer”.
  10. ‘Diversity’ has come to take on almost the opposite of its literal meaning 
  11. Britain First Fail Dismally In Attempt To Get Leader Arrested, Say He’s Been Arrested Anyway
  12. Christie to Test Presidential Hopes in Iowa Trip
  13. ‘Jihadi Vogue’ magazine lampoons Iraq’s Islamic State warriors. Spoof publication is part of growing satire campaign of Islamic State online propaganda
  14. Witness to a shelling: first-hand account of deadly strike on Gaza port. There is a deafening explosion, then a second. Four children are dead. Four survivors reach the safety of our hotel
  15. Israel and Hamas clash on social media
  16. Man arrested after stabbing watermelon in ‘passive-aggressive’ manner
  17. 33 “Sherlock” Puns That Will Tickle Your Punny Bone
  18. Friday is the 724th anniversary of The Hammer of the Scots becoming The Hammer of the Jews, with Edward I issuing the Edict of Expulsion.