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In other news… Vince upsets Tories, Liverpool to choose mayor, Radcliffe hexes Clegg, and Hughes settles with Murdoch

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past week…

  • Cable sticks by Les Ebdon as his choice of ‘university tsar’ – the Lib Dem business secretary is opening up a rift in the Coalition:

    Business Secretary Vince Cable is standing by his candidate to head the university fair access watchdog, despite a rejection by MPs. Les Ebdon had been put forward by ministers as their preference for director of the Office for Fair Access. But MPs on a select committee have voted to try to block the appointment. However ministers are not backing

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    • User AvatarDavid Evershed 19th Apr - 1:34am
      I agree with Caron. Extinction Rebellion are earning themselves and their cause a reputation for irresponsibility and lack of concern for the public. Getting media...
    • User AvatarDavid-1 19th Apr - 12:54am
      People take to the streets in protest for whatever cause they may have, not because they are thoughtless and undisciplined, or because they just like...
    • User AvatarGlenn 19th Apr - 12:26am
      Roland Remain is a valid form of Leave! Yeah and dogs are a valid form of cats and eating meat is a valid form of...
    • User AvatarTony Greaves 18th Apr - 11:53pm
      For once in a while, I think you are so so wrong, Caron. The word extinction is not an exaggeration. so what are you going...
    • User AvatarTony Greaves 18th Apr - 11:48pm
      Elliott Dodds would approve! (I suppose I would too though it would have saved me a load of grief.)
    • User AvatarMichael Sammon 18th Apr - 11:31pm
      I think this is a good article. I can't get behind Extinction R. The way they are behaving goes against a democratic principle. It just...