After a tricky few weeks, Nick Clegg and Vince Cable have decided to thrash things out over a pint of ale. At 11am. The pair are hanging out in a pub (having locked the media outside in the rain, which is possibly one of the cruellest things you can do to a journalist) to promote the reforms to the pub industry that the Lib Dems want to claim as a win from tomorrow’s Queen’s Speech.

Image: Getty

Image: Getty

Cable finished his pint. It’s strange that Clegg didn’t want to sink his too in celebration of the bitter end of Lord Oakeshott.

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Still, an awkward morning pint looks considerably more fun than other food-and-drink-related reconciliations between political heavyweights…

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