04/10/2013 08:36 BST | Updated 04/10/2013 12:24 BST

Ed Miliband Vs The Daily Mail, America's Shutdown And More: Funny Tweets Of The Week

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And it's a bumper round-up this week - largely due to all the non-essential American government officials who have been at home tweeting rather than working.

Yes, this was the week of the US shutdown, the week of the Tory party conference and the week that the Daily Mail crossed the line of common decency/stooped to new lows/insert phrase of your choice here in its treatment of Ed Miliband's family.

Over in the biz that is show, meanwhile, 'Breaking Bad' reached its finale, Bridget Jones's husband was killed off, Danny Dyer joined the cast of 'EastEnders' and Miley Cyrus and Sinéad O'Connor went at it hammer and tongues.

All this and National Poetry Day? Twitter, you're spoiling us! Here are some of the tweets - about all these events and more - which made us giggle this week...


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