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PALMERSTON RETIRES

- Foreign and Commonwealth Office · London · Twitter · Palmerston

The For­eign Of­fice’s Chief Mouser (mouse catcher), Palmerston, is re­tir­ing. Palmerston, who was a stray on the streets of Lon­don just five years ago, is call­ing it a day and putting his paws up once and for all. In a state­ment posted on Twit­ter, he said that while he has been “work­ing from home”, he has still been car­ry­ing out “diplo­matic ef­forts on en­gag­ing the mouse species”.

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