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Live Reporting

Harriet Agerholm

All times stated are UK

  1. Boris Johnson to chair first cabinet on Thursday

    That finishes our coverage of Boris Johnson’s first day as prime minister.

    It came with the biggest ever clear out of cabinet without a change of party in power.

    BBC political editor Laura Kuensberg said it was “not a reshuffle it’s a new government”.

    Tomorrow, Mr Johnson chairs his first cabinet meeting and faces the House of Commons. And of course we'll bring you full coverage of that across the BBC.

    Good night!

  2. Rees-Mogg appointed Leader of the Commons

    Jacob Rees-Mogg
  3. McVey returns as housing minister

    Esther McVey
  4. Daily Mirror: 'I don't know why anyone would want the job'

    Daily Mirror front page 25/07/19
  5. EU 'waiting for substance'

    BBC News

    Katya Adler

    EU leaders have heard a lot of slogans from Boris Johnson and "now await substance", the BBC's Europe editor Katya Adler says.

    Diplomats were "listening with one ear" to Mr Johnson's first speech as prime minister, since they saw it as a "rallying cry" aimed at the UK's domestic audience, she said.

    Our editor said one EU diplomat told her he did not like the “bullying tone” of Mr Johnson.

    But she said they were not going to “rush to the cameras tonight to say so”.

  6. James Cleverly is chairman of the Conservative party

    James Cleverly
  7. The Times: 'Johnson's afternoon of cabinet carnage'

    The Times front page 25/07/19
  8. Express: 'Boris waves in a new era'

    Daily Express front page 25/07/19
  9. The Sun: 'Night of the blond knives'

    Sun front page 25/07/19
  10. Guardian: 'Ruthless Johnson takes his revenge'

    Guardian front page 25/07/19
  11. Daily Mail: 'All guns blazing'

    Daily Mail front page 25/07/19
  12. Who is Rishi Sunak?

    Rishi Sunak (left) with Boris Johnson during the leadership contest

    A little more about Rishi Sunak, who has been given the low-profile but strategically important job of number two at the Treasury.

    The 38-year old inherited William Hague's seat in Richmond, North Yorkshire, after the former party leader stepped down in 2015.

    He is a Brexiteer and, before today's promotion, was a junior minister in the housing department.

    He will play a pivotal role in the government's spending review due this autumn. He is married with two daughters.

  13. The i: 'Brexiteers take over'

    i front page 25/07/19
  14. Telegraph: 'The people who bet against Britain are going to lose their shirts'

    Daily Telegraph front page 25/07/19
  15. Promotion for minister Rishi Sunak

    Rishi Sunak
  16. Metro: 'The buck stops here'

    Metro front page 25/07/19