It turns out the eight-month phone hacking trial was a huge waste of time - an infamous former News Of The World journalist
More than 1,700 Ukip candidates have been put forward for next week's local elections with limited checks on their backgrounds. It is therefore perhaps unsurprising that some have been hastily weeded out before they bring further shame on the party.
Superheroes? Maybe not. Superficially alluring to a small subsection of disenchanted Tory voters? Certainly. Able to push a jittery Tory party to the right, despite having few policies and no MPs? Quite possibly.