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# Yes Minister

Last year
UK's next PM: Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss will go head-to-head in Tory leadership vote
Former Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt lost out by just eight votes.
Penny Mordaunt was eliminated in the final round of MP voting this evening.
The results of the runoff between Sunak and Truss will be announced on 5 September.
It is expected that the winner will replace Boris Johnson on 6 September.
All time
'Bugger off to Turkey and leave us alone': DFA dark comedy ahead of Gulf War revealed in State Papers
A darkly comic document was released to the National Archives under the 30-year rule.
Quiz: Did Boris Johnson say this?
The new British Prime Minister is known for making controversial comments.
'Even if I got a cheque for €100 million - I couldn't fix this overnight'
Leo Varadkar’s comments follow days of controversy regarding overcrowding at Irish hospitals, and come ahead of a nursing strike next week.
Payments of the Household Charge still being received every day
45,000 of us have had the Household Charge taken from our wages or pensions
Column: The #GSOC debacle is a war of spin
With a constant flow of leaks, jousting between journalists and politicians, and the resulting war of words spinning out of control, the casualties in the Garda Ombudsman conflict will be high, writes Paul Allen.
Former Tory minister Michael Portillo has a go at hurling at Semple Stadium
The former Westminster heavy-hitter togged out in Thurles with Noel McGrath.
Coming back for a new series? Yes, Prime Minister
The classic BBC comedy ended in 1988 but its writers are set to bring the series back to life.
Kenny forced to backtrack on criticism of government press website
Enda Kenny tells the Dáil that is a “factual” website – only for Micheál Martin to recall previous criticisms.