Press fired up by new PM's Boris shock

Newspapers on Thursday focused on new Prime Minister Theresa May’s challenge-laden in-tray, while her appointment of top Brexiteers led by Boris Johnson thrilled some but alarmed others. Dailies concentrated on the slant of the incoming government team replacing that of David Cameron, who stepped down as premier on Wednesday. “May’s clean break” said The Times’ front page, with a picture of the new premier and her husband waving from the steps of 10 Downing Street.

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