03/10/2014 09:06 BST | Updated 03/10/2014 09:59 BST

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets: Starring Mark Reckless, The Human Rights Act And George Clooney's Wedding


It was the week that began with the holy trinity of excitement: George Clooney's wedding, Brooks Newmark's resignation and Mark Reckless's defection to Ukip:

It was the week Nick Griffin was kicked out of the BNP, and the week of the Tory party conference:

And the week that Donald Trump made this unfortunate Twitter gaffe:

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All this - and National Poetry Day:

Yes, it was quite the seven days. And here it is, condensed into 50 tweets. Enjoy!

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