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Priti Patel has been summoned back from a trip to Africa for a second confrontation with Prime Minister Theresa May.

The International Development Secretary has been embroiled in controversy after her department admitted that she had failed to disclose meetings with Israeli foreign ministers.

Ms Patel was in the air for a number of hours, presumably without internet, and therefore blissfully unaware the country had been watching her flight plan with great interest.

The executive editor of politics at HuffPost UK, Paul Waugh, tweeted a screengrab of his WhatsApp after the plane believed to be flying Ms. Patel landed.

In the tweet he commented that his phone had just "flashed that she's 'online'".

As you can see, her WhatsApp status reads: "Always working..."

Spare a thought for Priti's notifications at this difficult time.

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