As the Liberal party announced its new leadership team, and the ALP presented its new ministry, these were the most popular stories at just after 1pm today:

1. Gyngell blasts Spiteri name slur

2. Britney Spears wigs out

3. Furore over tree man treatment

4. Gary Ablett speaks out over drugs and girl’s death

5. Shares in the black on strong US lead.

Dead tot had infection, not twisted bowel was also up there, as was ‘stolen baby found at bus stop’. Big day.