Boris Johnson’s speedy return from New York was brought to a grinding halt this morning when the Prime Minister found himself locked out of Number 10 Downing Street.
Tabloid fears that “treacherous remainers” had changed the locks on the famous front door proved to be unfounded when it was later revealed that the PM had simply misplaced his door keys.
Prime Minister cut short his attendance of a United Nations Climate Summit in New York, following the Supreme Court’s verdict on Tuesday that his prorogation of Parliament was unlawful.
In his rush to pack for
his return flight, aides say Johnson put his door keys in his bag rather than the usual right-hand trouser pocket.
Mr Johnson has favoured the right trouser pocket as a key repository ever since his first brush with power at Eton.
Appointed as dormitory prefect, a young Alexander Johnson was entrusted with the keys to both the tuck shop and stationery cupboard.
With a by-election, six parliamentary votes, and one Supreme Court hearing under his belt, his house keys are the ninth thing Johnson has lost since successfully unlocking the door to Number 10 just sixty-three days ago.
Speaking in the Commons, Labour Leader
Jeremy Corbyn said he would happily look after the keys to Number 10, but stopped short of calling for a general election. NEXT ARTICLE
Donald Trump has responded to renewed calls for his impeachment by insisting his “healthy orange glow” is his natural skin tone.
In a series of Tweets, Trump slammed members of the Democratic Party who began a formal impeachment inquiry into the US President yesterday.
Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi clarified that the president “must be held accountable”, but his choice of fake tanning product was not under investigation at this time.
Mr Trump has denied using artificial face pigment, tweeting: “My skin is the best and a lot of people say so!!!!! Rumours about me being IN PEACH is FAKE NEWS about FAKE TANS!!!!!
“I play a lot of golf, and my natural orange hue is topped up by 100% Mar-a-Lago sunshine.”
House Democrats initiated impeachment proceedings after a whistleblower from within the US intelligence community claimed that Trump discussed the use of a “classified chemical substance” with the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Transcripts of calls between the two leaders have not been released, but Washington insiders believed that Trump could have promised to share details of the top-secret polymer glue he uses on his hair.
The holding power of the aerosol-based super glue could revolutionise the construction industry and has been classified as a state secret until it can be fully commercialised.