Blunkett Resigns

BBC NEWS - Politics - Blunkett resigns from the CabinetAfter days of speculation and rumour, mere hours after Charles Clarke publicly supported Blunkett on the Today programme, shortly after number 10 rallied it's support... Blunkett resigns. The sequence of events was something like:

1) Number 10 supports Blunkett 2) Blunkett offers to sell his shares in the DNA company (uncharitably, I couldn't help but be reminded of the last scandal he was involved in, the last time he resigned...) 3) Blunkett says "I won't resign" 4) Blunkett says "I resign"