+ + + Brown Resigns + + +

Puts wheels in motion for Labour leadership election.

UPDATE : Will be gone by conference. Offers the Lib Dems a chance to form coalition with him until the autumn, when he will be replaced by victor of Labour leadership contest. Clegg has requested formal talks. Quite the spanner in the works.

UPDATE II : And the Pound crashes in reaction…


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