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Tom Watson quits, Merkel and Obama make amends and Murdoch's secret recording

By Prospect Team  

Tom Watson, the man at the heart of the campaign against Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, has quit his role as Labour’s election coordinator following the Unite scandal. Unite’s Len McCluskey has put the events down to a Tory smear campaign. Tory chairman Grant Shapps turned it around on Miliband, saying Mr Watson’s resignation represented a “clear vote of no confidence in Ed Miliband’s weak leadership from the man he…

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