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26 January 2015

The new Greek Prime Minister’s first tweet after winning the election was to Hugh Laurie

"Thank you Dr".

By Media Mole

Leaders across the globe have rushed to comment on the news that Syriza has won a historic victory in the Greek elections this weekend. In his first and only tweet since winning, at the time of writing, party leader Alexis Tsipras found only one of these online voices worthy of response. But who? Merkel? Cameron? Obama? 

No, it was of course comedian and House star Hugh Laurie, who (sort of) congratulated Tsipras last night.

On a day full of unanswered questions, it remains unclear as to whether Greece’s new PM is a fan of the reality series Storage Wars.

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