The above image shows a man burning pictures and leaflets of the Liberal Democrats’ openly-gay mayoral candidate Brian Paddick in the heart of gay London, Soho. What a lovely message for UKIP to send to gay people across the country — posted onto Twitter by a paid party official. This comes hot on the heels of […]

Our Top Five most clicked stories of the last seven days were: Laurie Penny saved from speeding New York taxi – by Ryan Gosling George Galloway ‘I never drank alcohol’ claims to be disputed Brian Paddick publishes personal details along with accounts Boris Johnson escorted away from naked woman on dawn raid Now Boris challenged […]

Nobody expected the accounts and tax returns of the Liberal Democrat’s mayoral candidate to be of particular interest, but in what looks like a serious cock-up Brian Paddick seems to have published an unredacted scan- complete with personal information like, erm, his National Insurance Number and home address. Looks like someone made a big oopsie.