Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 24 Feb 2012

1. MP CHARGED WITH ASSAULT

Eric Joyce MP has been charged with three counts of common assault and suspended by the Parliamentary Labour Party after a brawl at a House of Commons bar. Tory MP Stuart Andrew was reportedly left bleeding from the nose and suffering concussion after being head-butted during the disturbance.

Subscribe to The Week

Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/flexiimages/jacafc5zvs1692883516.jpg

Sign up for The Week's Free Newsletters

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

Sign up
To continue reading this article...
Continue reading this article and get limited website access each month.
Get unlimited website access, exclusive newsletters plus much more.
Cancel or pause at any time.
Already a subscriber to The Week?
Not sure which email you used for your subscription? Contact us