24 October 2014

Mehdi's Minute: From Ukip's 'Calypso Song' to Barack Obama's Embarrassing 'Brother'

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Do you want my alternative, semi-serious take on the Ukip 'Calypso song'; their new Holocaust-denying ally in Europe; and Obama's coolness versus Cameron's coolness? Here's the political week in 60 seconds.

The Queen Tweets!

Pistorius
Twitter

Or Did She? Doubts Raised Over Who Actually Sent First Message

New Yorkers Don't Have Much Sympathy For Ebola Doctor Who Went Bowling

Craig Spencer

Russell Brand Reveals He Is Open To 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Brand
BBC

7 Awkward Daily Mail Views The Tories May Not Want To Agree With

Dailymail
Daily Mail

Britain To Be Hit With Massive EU Bill

David Cameron Funny
Gareth Fuller/PA Archive

Dogs Of Soldier Shot Dead In Ottawa Pine For A Master Who Will Never Return

Cirillo Dogs 1
CP

Alex Salmond Eyes Return To Westminster As An MP

Alex Salmond
Danny Lawson/PA Wire

These Pictures Prove We Live In The Future

Earth Exposure
NASA/Don Pettit

Well That's One Way Of Making Your Mark

Bauer Photography
Bauer Photography

Nevada School Lets Students Pose With Guns In Their Yearbook Photos

Fresh Ukip Defection Rumour Dismissed As 'Total B****cks'

Conor Burns Mp
REX Features

More Politics
Most Confused Question In British Politics.. Charge Snowden With Murder.. Top Gear Row

The North Sea Has A New Oil Field, Pro-Indy Campaigners Are Not Happy

Scotland Oil Salmond
Colin Rennie/Aberdeen Press and/PA Archive

What Cap? Here's Why Bankers Will Get Away With Bumper Bonuses

Andrew Bailey
JOHN STILLWELL via Getty Images

Ed Reveals 'Immigration Crackdown' - A Promise He's Made 7 Times Before

Miliband
LEON NEAL via Getty Images

New York City Doctor Who Treated Ebola Patients In Guinea Taken To Hospital With High Fever

Ebola
Fuse via Getty Images

Police Branded 'Inept' Over Cliff Raid

Cliff
PA

Balotelli Reported To Police Over Latest Round Of Bonkers

Balotelli Funny
PA

BBC Moral Maze Forced Into Ironic Apology For Igniting Moral Outrage

Michael Buerk
Tim Whitby via Getty Images

The Genesis Of The Umbrella Movement

Hong Kong Tear Gas Umbrella
XAUME OLLEROS via Getty Images

US Airstrike Devastates Kobani Hill Captured By Islamic State

Kobani

Journalist 'Paid Prison Officer' For Story About Bulger Killer

Jon Venables
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Emotional Standing Ovation For Canada's Sergeant-In-Arms

Kevin Vickers
CPAC

Royal Protection Cop Arrested After Ammo Found At Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace
Jim Jordan Photography via Getty Images

Home Office Is Still Asking LGBT Asylum Seekers Graphic Questions

Home Office General
Steve Parsons/PA Archive

Jon Snow Has Extraordinary Clash With Right-Wing MP

Jon Snow
Yui Mok/PA Archive

More Than 500 Dead, Including 32 Civilians, In Syria Airstrikes

Syria Airstrikes
ASSOCIATED PRESS

More WorldPost
Ottawa Attacks Are Terrorism.. Ukrainian PM Warns Russia May Disrupt Election.. North Korea

Limit Prime Ministers To 7 Year Terms To 'Stop Them Going Mad'

Tony Blair Margaret Thatcher
IAN JONES via Getty Images

In Traditional Black Robes Of Canada’s Sergeant-At-Arms...

Kevin Vickers
Evan Solomon/CBC

RCMP Veteran Casually Holds Gun Moments After Shooting Suspect

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Brad Pitt Stars In One Of The Most Awkward Interviews Ever

Brad Pitt
Marechal Aurore/ABACA

Prepare To Watch The Most Ludicrously Brilliant Goal Ever

Goal
YouTube

Could YOU Soon Be The Owner Of Katie's Discarded Breast Implants?

Katie Price
Tristan Fewings via Getty Images

Imagine If All The UK Prime Ministers Were Merged Into One...

Alejandro Almaraz
Alejandro Almaraz

Is Gemma Leaving 'TOWIE'? Say It Isn't So!

Gemma Collins
SAV via Getty Images

Tulisa Looks Flawless In New Video

Tulisa

'Hobbit'-Themed Safety Video Is One We'd Actually Watch

The Hobbit Video
Air New Zealand

Teddy The Spaniel Isn't The Brightest Of Dogs...

Spaniel Dog Ball Chair
YouTube

You'll Never Guess What Kym's Chinese Tattoo Really Said

Kym Marsh
Eamonn and James Clarke/Eamonn and James Clarke

This Tiny Pig Following A Dog Around Is The Cutest Thing You'll See Today

Tiny Pig Follows Dog
YouTube

Brad Pitt's 'Between Two Ferns' Is Brutally Hilarious

Brad Pitt Two Ferns
Funny Or Die

'I See These Kids Twerking And Jerking... Why Are They Doing That?'

Miley Cyrus Bangerz
Karwai Tang/Ronaldo Schmeidt/Getty

Controversy, Romance, Stubble - Viewers' Favourite Has Emerged!

The Apprentice
BBC

Is This Dapper Laughs Poster The Most Sexist Advert Ever?

Dapper Laughs
Mark Robert Milan via Getty Images

Did Kim Jong Un Plan The Executions Of Six North Korean Officials During His Seclusion?

Kim Jong Un
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Alvin Stardust Dies Aged 72

Alvin Stardust
Fin Costello via Getty Images

Must-Have Political Halloween Costumes, From Farage To Gove

Political Halloween Costumes

Vintage Halloween Costumes Have Become More Sinister With Age

Vintage Halloween

Phillip Plans Mammoth 'Text Santa' Stunt

Phillip Schofield
Karwai Tang via Getty Images

Mel Does An Angelina At The MOBOs

Mel B
Danny Martindale via Getty Images

Strong Winds In Peak District Blow Waterfall UPWARDS

Kinder Downfall Hurricane Gonzalo
YouTube

Dr Feelgood Star Is 'Cancer Free'

Wilko Johnson
Dave J Hogan via Getty Images

We Should ALL Eat Birthday Cake The Way This Baby Does

Baby Birthday Cake
YouTube

Taylor Swift Tops Charts With 8 Seconds Of White Noise

Itunes
iTunes

The Sun Is Gunning For Earth

Solar Flare

More Tech
Are The Criticisms Of #GamerGate Accurate?.. What's So Good About This Year's iPad?

'Women Find Me More Sexy As A Murderer'

Marc Baylis
Mike Marsland via Getty Images

The Daily Mash's Top 10 Headlines This Year (So Far)

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