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Happy Ed Balls day, from Ed Balls

BBC News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Happy Ed Balls Day! Who knew that five years ago, a Twitter fail would still be remembered. And now Ed Balls and his family are joining in the celebrations.

What is Ed Balls Day? Everything you need to know about the fifth anniversary of THAT tweet - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
This week the world celebrates the fifth anniversary of Ed Balls Day - but this year's festivities will be tinged with sadness.

What is Ed Balls doing now? Life after parliament for the self tweeting ex-MP - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It's the first Ed Balls Day since he lost his seat. So on this fifth anniversary of the day he tweeted his own name, let's catch up with what he's up to.

Ed Balls Day: Five Reasons Why British Politics Is Poorer Without Him

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Time was there was only one reason to bother turning on the TV at 12pm on Wednesday. Ed Balls managed to be the centre of attention without (at least to the TV cameras) uttering a word, making goading an art form.

Happy Ed Balls Day: Hundreds of 'fans' take to social media to celebrate politician's Twitter blunder

Scottish Daily Record - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
THE silly season must be upon us as people across the UK have been busy celebrating Ed Balls day for the fifth year in a row.

Ed Balls Day Photoshops To Help You Celebrate The Most Important Day Of The Year

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The legend behind Ed Balls day is steeped in mystery, but the story goes that Ed was shopping for a 12-hour pulled pork when he accidentally tweeted his name instead of searching for it while looking for a story written about him.

Inspired by... Ed Balls Day

B2B Marketing Online (blog) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
This time of year always gets me thinking about this, because Ed Balls Day has to be the absolute worst for it. If you're anything like me, I'm sure you're already sick to the back teeth of all the same old story variations that get trotted out each ...
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#EdBallsDay: Is Ed Balls The Ultimate Man?

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The former MP is now officially consigned to Twitter folklore after his epic yet simple tweet went 'viral' on 28th April 2011.

Pictures Of The Day: Thursday 28th April (Ed Balls Day)

Huffington Post UK - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
WUHAN, CHINA - APRIL 28: (CHINA OUT) People go through 'Rain Zone' on April 28, 2016 in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Originating from London in 2012 and using digital technology, 'Rain Zone' is a carefully choreographed downpour monumental ...

Ed Balls has baked a cake to celebrate Ed Balls day

AOL UK - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Good humoured Ed Balls has joined in with the day honouring his five-year-old Twitter gaffe by baking a cake version of his meme-generating tweet.

NEWS: Ed Balls Day to cost almost £1.2billion in loss of productivity

B2B Marketing Online (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The chartered institute for work studies has estimated that this year's holiday could cost employers £1.15 billion in loss of productivity.

CITY DIARY: Former BBC Economics editor Stephanie Flanders to chair book prize... but has she got a steamy story of ...

This is Money - ‎13 hours ago‎
Headgirlish former BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders, now a £400,000-a-year savant with US bank JP Morgan, is announced as chairman of this year's prestigious Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction.
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Nash digs in as Sussex deny Leicestershire - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 32-year-old batted for seven hours 26 minutes, more than an hour longer than his previous longest innings, faced 315 balls and hit 21 fours but when he was caught behind down the leg side in the 110th over, Leicestershire's hopes of winning were ...

Double dramatic derby victories for Southwater

West Sussex County Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
“In the first game, we won by five wickets, I know it came down to the last one or two balls, but it looks like we had control.

Dish of the day: meet London's hottest chefs

Evening Standard - ‎19 hours ago‎
It's not just London's food that's smoking hot - the best chefs are pretty tasty too. Frankie McCoy rounds up the talent.
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Twitter Reacts To Ken Livingstone Suspension

Londonist - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... expect from someone who's just said of Hitler "He was supporting Zionism before he went mad and ended up killing six million Jews", Twitter is not being kind to Ken.

Going viral

The Sunday Times - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
It's time to pack away the decorations and look back on another successful Ed Balls Day. Thursday marked five years since the then shadow chancellor accidentally tweeted the words “Ed Balls” while trying to search for his name on Twitter. The day is ...

Norman Lamb equates his Norwich City Football Club woes to demise of the Lib Dems

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Norwich City Football Club, which has a number of politician fans including former Labour MP and shadow chancellor Ed Balls, who is now its chairman, is currently in the relegation zone. Norwich's 1-0 Premier League defeat at Arsenal was their third ...

Watch: Eileen Munro on bureaucracy, blame and building a better future for social work - ‎May 3, 2016‎
They have not been saying 'heads will roll, someone's to blame'. “They have been keeping quiet. It would've been great if they'd actually been supportive but being quiet is a lot better than Ed Balls [education secretary at the time of the Baby P ...
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Kohler-Cadmore hits unbeaten century as Worcestershire draw with Essex at New Road

Worcester News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Essex then reached 57-1 from 20 overs by tea with Ed Barnard having Nick Browne caught at first slip for eight. ... It came off 109 balls with eight fours and then Kohler-Cadmore repeated the shot to Napier's next delivery to bring up the 300 in the ...