Yes it’s all been said before but despite his bleating at being taken for a ride at the constituency surgery it looks like business sceretary’s Vince Cable’s indiscreet boasts have not only highlighted the cracks in the ConDem coalition but they might have very well made Rupert Murdoch’s bid to take over 100% of Sky a given. It also shows how the man once seen to be a saint has is actually as self-regarding as any politician with an ego the size of Mars.

A good bunch of (continuing) scoops from the Daily Telegraph which with its last memorable exclusive, the Expenses-gate saga, issued a Royal wedding style souvenir pull-out of all the gory details – yours to cut out and keep forever. The Guardian did the same when it landed recent Wikileak cables. Will the Torygraph do the same with the Lib Dums revelations?