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1. London calling with credit derivatives losses

The FT's John Gapper says that London is acquiring a dangerous reputation for US financial institutions.

2. Rebekah Brooks: the only woman in Britain you’re allowed to be sexist about

Over at the Telegraph, Brendan O'Neill argues that the animosity towards Brooks is only partly motivated by her role in phone-hacking.

3. Nadine Dorries accidentally tweets DM accusing Osborne of “bullying”

Political Scrapbook highlights an apparently accidental tweet by the beleagured Tory backbencher.

4. With Caroline Lucas stepping down, how the Greens need to change

At Liberal Conspiracy, Jim Jepps discusses the future of the Green Party.

5. Kellner says Tory victory the likeliest outcome

Political Betting's Mike Smithson notes that the YouGov pollster predicts a Tory win at the next general election.

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