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The most ridiculous stories about politicians in 2015

Politicians are usually painfully predictable creatures who fail to surprise and often disappoint. But this year's cohort proved they still have the ability to shock when some names appeared in headlines no-one could have anticipated (except perhaps for Charlie Brooker).

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Trending: The MTV Movie Awards is a most colourful cavalcade

If British TV has been dominated by flag-waving this week, across the pond, America's been busy crowning its own royalty at the MTV Movie Awards 2012. Fewer corgis, more Kardashians. But Sunday night's awards (screened last night on MTV UK) managed to have a few moments where the action was suitably red, white and blue hued.

Culture Club: Arthur

"What a waste of Helen Mirren. I hope they paid her loads to make it worthwhile."