Business leaders have reacted coolly to Boris Johnson’s landslide victory, asking him not to rush towards “arbitrary negotiating deadlines” for Brexit and highlighting “question marks” over plans for immigration and infrastructure.
Nobody woke up this morning expecting to tweet about the prime minister leaping into a milk fridge, but thanks to Boris Johnson’s cowardice around journalists we now have the hashtag #fridgegate with less than 24 hours before the nation goes to the polls.
Michael Gove has explained that the reason Boris Johnson put a reporter’s phone in his pocket when faced with a picture of a boy with flu is that the prime minister was “anxious to answer the question”.
Third-placed Liberal Democrat and Labour candidates in 20 seats are being asked to halt campaigning in favour of the Remain-supporting candidate with the best chance of helping to prevent a Boris Johnson landslide.
Hugh Grant has noticed a highly ironic omission in the election campaign advert put out by the Conservatives that not only spoofs a film he starred in but which itself is ripped off a Remainer Labour MP.