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Quite a day for the government

Some will claim it's an attempt to bury bad news. Others will say that Downing Street is, rather, shovelling all its bad news out at once in the hope that the Jubilee Weekend will soon give voters something else to think about. Either way it's been quite a day for the government - quite a day too for George Osborne. It was the chancellor, we learnt today, who told the Culture Secretary that he, Jeremy Hunt, was "the solution" to the mess the government had got itself into when handling the News Corp's £8 billion bid for BSkyB.
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