Watch: the Daily Show's John Oliver on the royal baby

"I think it was around the time of the 48th cannon blast that you realise 'Oh, now I get it - in response to the royal birth, the news has gone on maternity leave'."

John Oliver, standing in for regular Daily Show host Jon Stewart over the summer, laid into the coverage of the royal birth. He highlighted particularly the way CNN interviewed a British woman - unconnected to the royals in any way - who was about to give birth herself. Although his comments about the Queen (that her face is now “a saggy mixture of boredom and contempt” might cause him problems at passport control next time he tries to visit the UK).


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The 43 people Donald Trump listens to

Who are the people the US president follows on Twitter?

The US president Donald Trump is known for his free use of the social media platform Twitter.

Since taking office in January, the president has notably continued to use his own Twitter account @realDonaldTrump instead of switching to the official @POTUS account, instead choosing to tweet his views to his 24.9m followers.

Of the 43 accounts Trump is following, Piers Morgan, the British media personality, has the most followers, clocking in at 5.52m.

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