Wednesday, April 15, 2009
An advisor to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has resigned over emails that have been called "smears" of opposition party members. Civil Service head Sir Gus O'Donnell also said they breached civil rules. Damian McBride quit his position as an advisor to the Prime Minister over the weekend after the emails surfaced. Members of the Liberal Democratic party also indicated their dismay. Questions have arisen concerning the leak of the emails, which came via a website called "Red Rag." Read more here. Here's more from the Times.