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We need a Strictly political Balls-up

21 November 2016

7:43 AM

21 November 2016

7:43 AM

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In the UK, what gets people talking passionately isn’t Brexit. It’s not Trump. It’s not even the May government’s looming Autumn Statement mini-budget this week.

It’s whether former Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ed Balls, can pull off an unlikely win of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.  Overnight, Balls survived yet another elimination to make it to Week 10 of the Strictly competition on nothing but a whiff of greasepaint and a hell of a lot of chutzpah.

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