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Publisher cautioned for assault

Iain Dale, the publisher of Gordon Brown spin Damian McBride's memoirs and political blogger, has received a police caution after admitting common assault over a scuffle with a protester during a live television interview in Brighton.

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Police quiz man over 'Brighton seafront assault'

Sussex Police say they have questioned a man, believed to be Damian McBride's book publisher Iain Dale, over an "assault" on Brighton seafront:

Dale scuffled with anti-nuclear protester Stuart Holmes yesterday as he tried to get the veteran campaigner's banner out of shot while former spin doctor McBride gave a live television interview.

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