Rupert loves Brexit. In his first public comments on the event his tabloids had a role in bringing about, American citizen Rupert Murdoch said the Brexit vote was "wonderful", a "momentous decision" on "who we are".

The widely-reported comments were made at an invitation-only business in London hosted by The Times (which backed Remain) yesterday. "[Brexit was] a bit like a prison break," the media mogul said. "We’re out!”