May survives after losing her Johnson
On Monday a mountebank, a man with no obvious qualification for public office, resigned (Report, 10 July). Yesterday, a man of decency and honour died. He also resigned. Both were foreign secretary – but only one of them is deserving of respect. RIP Peter Carrington.
Has May lost her Johnson but found her balls?
Douglas, Co Cork, Ireland
Now he’s jobless, Boris is free to show us a real man of principle by fulfilling his promise to lie down in front of those third-runway bulldozers.
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
“O tempora, O mores” (Letters, 9 July).
With parched lawns and hosepipe bans looming, I find it extraordinary the Met Office says there is “an increased risk” of rain (Report, 10 July).
It’s surprising no mention has been made (Letters, passim) of onehit wonders Morris Minor and the Majors, whose Stutter Rap reached No 4 in the chart in 1988. The band members’ stage names were Morris Minor, Rusty Wing and Phil Errup.
The old adage was that today’s newspapers are tomorrow’s fish and chip wrappers. What is the equivalent for the digital age?
South Cave, East Yorkshire