Standing ovation for Strictly Come Dancing underdog Ed Balls
The ex-Labour MP, who lost his seat at last year's general election, was bottom of the BBC show's leaderboard heading into week two, but his barnstorming dance to The Banjo's Back In Town was heralded as a "comeback that Tony Blair would be proud of" by judge Bruno Tonioli.
One surprise fan was Balls' former opposite number George Osborne, who tweeted: "Come on @edballs!"
Meanwhile, Labour MP Liz Kendal posted: "Go go go @edballs !! Fab performance, gave it loads of welly, love the jazz hands too! #glitterballs #scd #craigiswrong".
Balls, whose wife and Labour... read more
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