The CBI and Liberty go Dirty Dancing

You don’t often see human rights lawyer Gareth Peirce hanging out with the CBI.

But the controversy surrounding extradition has made some strange bedfellows. Liberty, Justice, the CBI and the Institute of Directors, plus leading civil liberties lawyers have written to MPs in advance of a Parliamentary vote on the issue next week. See story

But if we’re honest, our favourite revelation of the day is the news that media boutique Harbottle & Lewis has been instrumental in bringing Dirty Dancing to the London stage. See story

The 1980s classic is already sold out. If you’re thinking of begging partner Neil Adleman for tickets, don’t bother – we’ve already tried.