EP’s Friday Light Relief

Tory MP Douglas Ross’ time ‘better spent’ at Nou Camp than in Commons, Number 10 suggests.

Douglas Ross, who was elected MP for Moray in June, has come in for severe criticism after it emerged he was going to be a linesman for the clash between Barcelona and Olympiakos at the Nou Camp this week.

Watch John McNally brandished a red card as he asked about the refereeing MP.

A hospitality worker speaks…

Economist journalist accidently sets up political party, resigns after 16 hours

“Remotely interested in a possible new anti-Brexit party with transformative social-liberal policies? Email “I’m in” to: radicalsuk @gmail.com”

“Over 1,000 people have now said “I’m in” to a possible pro-tech, pro-Europe social-liberal “Radicals” party. radicalsuk @gmail.com”

“Taking stock: it seems I accidentally launched a new political movement this evening, the Radicals (@RadicalsUK).”

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Ronnie O’Sullivan lets spectator take final shot in win at English Open

London is getting an avocado restaurant

“David Davis about to use secret SAS killing techniques I see #fivefingerdeathpunch”

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