Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 3 Feb 2012

1. CHRIS HUHNE RESIGNS FROM CABINET

Lib Dem MP Chris Huhne has resigned as Energy Secretary following the announcement that he and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce are to be charged with perverting the course of justice over allegations she accepted a speeding penalty on his behalf. A Cabinet reshuffle is expected, with Business Minister Ed Davey the favourite to replace Huhne.

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