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The government could implode at any moment—why does no-one care?

The prime minister, the foreign secretary and the chancellor could all go at any moment. Yet the British press—and public—seem more bored than concerned

By Tom Clark  

Theresa May chokes during her party conference speech. Photo: PA

I’m not sure if it is because times are too serious, or too frivolous, but political infighting just isn’t making waves like it used to.

The bitter infighting between Gordon Brown and Tony Blair was scorched into the memory by breathless news reports about how the government had been “rocked.” But who can now recall what the feuding Downing Street neighbours were really arguing about, except who got to live at which number?

If your memory stretches back to…

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