7. Boris Johnson's poem on Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey
There was a young fellow from Ankara
Who was a terrific wankerer
Till he sowed his wild oats
With the help of a goat
But he didn’t even stop to thankera.’
8. Justice Secretary Liz Truss suggesting barking dogs can stop drones flying drugs into prisons
9. Andrea Leadsom, on why men can't be nannies:
During a Times interview back in July, the former Conservative leader candidate said:
As an employer we’re not, let’s face it, most of us don’t employ men as nannies, most of us don’t, now you can call that sexist, I call that cautious and very sensible when you look at the stats.
Your odds are stacked against you if you employ a man. We know paedophiles are attracted to working with children. I’m sorry but they’re the facts.
10. That leaked Brexit memo
A handwritten note, carried by an MP’s aide was snapped by a photographer. It has been called the “have your cake and eat it” memo, reminiscent of Boris Johnson’s words, after it appeared that the government had no idea what to do with Brexit.
Although Downing Street insisted that the note was not a reflection of Government policy, the damage was done.
11. When Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn tried to hide from press, behind a glass door.
Jeremy Corbyn ducks question on general election; accuses @LibbyWienerITV of 'harrassment'