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Jodie Marsh wants to become an MP and has enlisted the support of Lembit Opik to help. Read all about the unlikely dream ticket in Guido’s Sun on Sunday column here. Don’t miss out on:

GRIN

  • LibDems to hold training session for candidates & MPs on how to “keep smiling”

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  • Tories hope to spank opposition with “Fifty Shades of Campaigning” this weekend

BALDWIN

  • Tory-LibDem lobbying row
  • Labour spin doctors at war
  • It’s snow-go for Bo-Jo in the USA
  • “Don’t vote for Labour!” shouts star guest at David Lammy fundraiser
  • 1,200 guests at Tory Black and White Ball, their biggest ever fundraiser

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Read Guido’s Column in the Sun on Sunday Online

Nigel Farage is tapping up sex swap boxing promoter Kellie Maloney to be a candidate for UKIP. Read all about the talks between the two in Guido’s column in the Sun on Sunday today. Don’t miss out on:

BLAIRS

  • Tony and Cherie’s public show of force to raise funds for Labour

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  • Ed Miliband asks a former FHM pin-up girl for her phone number

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  • Guido speaks to the Tory candidate Michael Gove said he wanted Clegg to beat

MAUDE

  • Lord Maude going nowhere

CHUKA

  • Who’s that girl? Chuka is telling anyone who will listen about his new love

YEO

  • Tim Yeo hires wife with just three months to go before he leaves Westminster

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Read Guido’s Column in the Sun on Sunday Online

First Penny Mordaunt, now a Cabinet minister litters a parliamentary speech with dirty innuendos. Read all about the latest Commons smut in Guido’s Sun on Sunday column here. Also in today’s column, don’t miss out on:

DON FOSTER

  • LibDem chief whip Don Foster dozes off in Cabinet, don’t tell Nick Clegg!

  • Alistair Darling’s money trouble
  • UKIP’s Suzanne Evans and Christine Hamilton clash over Rory Bremner
  • Is sidelined Mary Creagh taking her new job seriously?
  • Grant Shapps not having much luck with his numbers
  • Nigel Farage warns David Cameron why Amjad Bashir could be after his job next
  • Plotting underway in the Reeves family for life after Miliband

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Sidelined Guardian CEO “Keen to Explore New Opportunities”

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The official line is that GMG CEO Andrew Miller will be standing down as chief executive and leaving Guardian Media Group at the end of June because he could not give the board a long-term commitment:

GMG and GNM are now embarking on the next major transformation programme and the GMG Board understandably wants a chief executive who is able to see that process through over an extended period of time. Given my desire to move to new challenges, I was unable to give the GMG Board the assurances they were seeking in this regard.

Miller was responsible for the cynical tax strategies that saw hundreds of millions in revenue producing Guardian owned assets held offshore in the Caymans tax haven whilst simultaneously the Guardian campaigned against the practice in editorials. The shifty tax strategies kept the Guardian afloat and built an endowment that will allow the paper to lose money almost in perpetuity. Hypocrisy in print and pixels…

Insiders say that in reality Miller’s been being sidelined for a while. David Pemsel, his deputy, is the super smooth ex-bullshitter for “brand consultancy” St Lukes, and a former ITV marketing director, is thought to be most likely to succeed him if the board hires internally. “Imagine what Pemmo could achieve if he wasn’t weighed down by all that self-doubt” one Guardianista told Media Guido archly…

Read Guido’s Column in the Sun on Sunday Online

Blair is back: see Guido’s column in today’s Sun on Sunday to read all about Tony’s return to frontline politics as he begins a fundraising drive for gay Labour candidates. Also in today’s column:

  • After Penny Mordaunt’s Cockgate, Tory MPs mock Chris Bryant with James Blunt lyrics in parliamentary debate

GOVE

  • The evidence Michael Gove is a secret teeny bopper
  • Lynton Crosby tells Tory MPs: don’t mention ‘Labour’, just say ‘Ed Miliband’ over and over again

Head down to your nearest newsagents for four extra Guido stories only in the print edition:

  • Inside Labour’s ‘Lash Club’
  • Farage’s men-only hustings
  • Nannying Jane Ellison slammed by Tory colleagues
  • Splitter Jacqui Smith pleads for loyalty

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Today’s Sun Page 3

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Note the bottom of the page effort to drive Page 3 fans online…

Page Threedom

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A few months ago Guido had dinner with the editor of The Sun David Dinsmore and asked him about Page 3. His view was that as long as the market research said his readers wanted it, The Sun would run it. Has the research changed or has the No More Page 3 campaign’s success in gaining support from the likes of the Girl Guides risked making the brand anathema to 51% of the population? Guido suspects the reasoning – if indeed it is actually the case that Page 3 has been discontinued – is a mixture of both.

Ending Page 3 would give a victory not just to people who never buy the newspaper, it would give a victory to people who would rather Britain’s most popular paper didn’t exist. Laurie Penny, the former stripper turned left-wing feminist pundit, summarises that view succinctly:

Mind you, the quality of Laurie’s media analysis is revealed in this tweet:

She appears to think newspapers can have an odd number of pages…

UPDATE: You can see today’s actual Sun page 3 here. Note well the bottom of the page… 

Read Guido’s Column in the Sun on Sunday Online

Guido reveals news of an extraordinary coalition row in today’s Sun on Sunday column, as Nick Clegg and Vince Cable hire two new taxpayer-funded Special Advisers despite there being just two months until parliament dissolves. Also in today’s column, don’t miss out on:

  • Andy Burnham declares war on sugar… but claims for sugar on expenses

  • How common is common sense man Al Murray? Oxford-educated and descended from Austrian aristocrats
  • Which Labour MP has stoked leadership speculation by going on a nationwide tour?
  • How well does Farage really know his constituency?
  • What happened when Miliband met Clegg at Sheffield train station?

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Read Guido’s Sun on Sunday Column Online

PRITCHARD

Did Mark Pritchard try to recruit the woman who accused him of rape to the British security services? The cleared Tory MP breaks his silence on speculation as the Westminster rumour mill went into overdrive this week. See what he […]

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2014 Awards in the Sun on Sunday Today

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The accolades that politicians dread more than the end of the summer recess – the Guido Fawkes Awards for Westminster’s top chancers, cheats and chumps. Guido sticks the knife – and Fawke – into the past year’s award winners. Click […]

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What Happened to Newspaper Advertising Revenue?

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Peter Preston points out that the recent announcement from Times Newspapers Limited (London) that 51% of revenue was coming from print and digital sales seemed to boast how digital subscriptions were soaring; “it may equally have been demonstrating how far […]

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Read Guido’s Column in the Sun on Sunday Today

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Can he be Sy-rious? Disgraced dick pic MP Brooks Newmark has told friends “Brooks of Damascus is back” and that he will return to the ravaged country after 2015. Also in Guido’s column today:

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  • Dave’s Costly Long-Term Optometric Plan –

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