Daily View 2×2: 3 March 2010

Better late than never, today’s Daily View finally arrives. The miners’ strike ended on this day in 1985, and Switzerland voted to join the United Nations in this day in 2002.

2 Big Stories

Life found on Mars

Yes, news reaches us that if you’re both a Sun reader and exceptionally gullible, you might believe that a gorilla has been found on Mars. To the rest of us it’s no more a gorilla than that funny-shaped cloud is really a dragon, but it takes all sorts.

COULD this be a giant silverback gorilla… on MARS?

Some space buffs reckon it is after seeing this picture sent back by a robot vehicle probing the rocky Red Planet for signs of life.

Farewell, Ian Paisley

Unionist firebrand and famously shouty politician Ian Paisley is to stand down from parliament at the age of 83, after 40 years.

As the Daily Express reports

The 83-year-old founder and ex-leader of the Democratic Unionist Party first won his North Antrim seat in 1970. His decision could open the way for his son, Ian Paisley Jnr, to stand there for the DUP.

2 Must-Read Blog Posts

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

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