Daily View 2×2: 13 December 2009

It’s Sunday. It’s 7am. It’s time for feline table tennis, but first the blogs and news.

2 Must-Read Blog Posts

What are other Liberal Democrat bloggers saying? Here’s are two posts that have caught the eye from the Liberal Democrat Blogs aggregator:

Spotted any other great posts in the last day from blogs that aren’t on the aggregator? Do post up a comment sharing them with us all.

2 Big Stories

Untouchable: Blair to give Iraq War evidence in secret

Key parts of Tony Blair’s evidence to the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War will be held in secret, sources close to the hearings revealed last night.

His conversations with President George Bush when he was prime minister, and crucial details of the decision-making process that led Britain into war, will fall under the scope of national security and the protection of Britain’s relations with the US.

But there are also suggestions by well-placed sources that anything “interesting” will also be shrouded in secrecy, leaving his public appearance containing little more than is already known. (Independent on Sunday)

China strikes back at ‘irresponsible’ US

China hit back at the US yesterday for belittling its commitment to tackling climate change as negotiations in Copenhagen on reaching a new agreement on global warming moved into a higher gear.

On the fifth day of talks, the United Nations published an official draft text from which countries are expected to produce an agreement next week.

A boost for a deal came when the European Union pledged €2.4bn ($3.5bn, £2.2bn) a year for the next three years to help poor countries cut their emissions and cope with the effects of climate change. (Financial Times)

Sunday Bonus

Cat playing table tennis. It’s the sport you’ve always wanted to see, isn’t it?


(Also on YouTube here)

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