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The round up of recent events (click on the links below, and it will bring up the relevant story)
- Patrick Mercer, resigns the Tory Whip, because he did this.
- Matthew Parris says in the SpectatorÂ “Why UKIP is a party of extremists”
- Whilst elsewhere in the Spectator,Â UKIP is trying to become a grown-up party. Just look at Farageâ€™s response to Woolwich
- Occasional PB contributor, Rob Ford, with Matthew Goodwin asksÂ Now UKIP is gunning for Labour, what’s Ed Miliband going to do about it?
Generation Boris: Britainâ€™s youth are not just more liberal than their elders. They are also more liberal than any previous generation. One politician seems to speak their language
- Two weeks ago Michael Gove said â€œOne of the great things that Ed Miliband has done is he has welcomed genuine intellectual thought rather than arid exercises in political positioning as part of his policy review”
- Â This morning, Michael Gove wrote Ed Miliband is a blancmange in a hurricane, Labourâ€™s leader is weak, indecisive, lacks clarity, and has turned his party into a vacuum
- As PB’s resident Trek geek, what can I say, A benefit cheat who fiddled Â£16,000 was caught after marrying her lesbian lover in a Star Trek-themed wedding.
- For PB’s train aficionados, I suspect this man is about to become Notorious,Â A man who jumped off a platform and ran in front of a departing train at a station in a futile bid to get on it has been criticised by police.
- As someone who was born and bred in Sheffield, and will soon again become a resident of the greatest city in the world, I can confirm the accuracy of this report.Â It’s not so grim up North: Sheffield is the happiest city in Britain
Â Note: Mike Smithson is currently on holiday