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Guido woke up this morning on the sofa with his hair being pulled off his head by baby Ms Fawkes, this was nothing compared to the throbbing pain inside his head. Back soon with totty reports from the Globalisation Institute reception and New Statesman New Media Awards – which surprisingly Guido failed to win in the “contribution to civil society” category. Need to find the Nurofen first.

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Quote of the Day

Writing in this week’s Spectator Diary, the former Chancellor and Evening Standard editor attempted to encapsulate how Boris operates…

“My children have the measure of our prime minister. A couple of years ago, my son and I went for a lovely Sunday lunch at his house in Oxfordshire — where he has a Kalashnikov mounted on the wall. Boris suggested we play a game. A tug of war, but with a difference. The rope is tied around your waist and the contest takes place across a swimming pool. If you lose you end up in the water, fully clothed.

That’s Johnson for you: fun, inventive but ruthless. I suspect his brother Jo had one ducking too many.”


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