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The new Conservative leader's first cabinet appointment, the little-known Mark Spencer, has pleased MPs across the party.
“LOL we’re all going to die,” we tweet, in response to the latest political news. “Yes, we know,” replies Mother Nature, and fries another pigeon.
Boris Johnson has been elected Conservative leader, defeating Jeremy Hunt with 66.4 per cent of the vote. The internet responds.
There is a one-in-four chance that the UK economy has already slipped into a technical recession.
The Conservative membership's overwhelming endorsement of a no-deal Brexit will cause problems for a frontrunner with no majority – as will any attempt to compromise.
Johnson defeated Jeremy Hunt with 66.4 per cent of the vote and will become prime minister tomorrow.
The new prime minister has been voted in by a group of people roughly the size of a decent football crowd.
The tide of voters turning to the Liberal Democrats could be just as profound a challenge for the Tories as the return of Farage.
The Shadow Cabinet has endorsed a new process designed to speed up disciplinary action against Labour members accused of anti-Semitism - but many MPs remain unconvinced.
The party's Lords group has decided against a vote of no confidence, a move that will make MPs' lives considerably easier ahead of their looming reselection battle.
The former business minister won 63 per cent to Ed Davey's 37 per cent and is the party's first woman leader.