There have been a lot of jokes doing the rounds since England headed out of the 2010 World Cup but this one is by far my favourite: It is just before the England v Brazil match. Ronaldinho goes into the Brazilian changing room to find all his teammates looking a bit glum. "What's up?" he asks. "Well, we're having trouble getting motivated for this game.
As usual when I get into the office I browse through the news headlines and the following caught my eye, but it was the use of Twitter that made me read it fully: The US has carried out its first execution by firing squad in 14 years. This is a story on the BBC website about the execution of Ronnie Lee Gardner, a murderer in Utah.
I found this website: www.whoshouldivotefor.com and got some surprising results. It asks you a series of questions based on the environment, economy etc and provides you with the party that best meets your answers. I expected the answers be Conservative but as you can see the results were very different.