he boss of Channel 4 believes social media is fuelling the dangerous divides in our society. C4 chief exec Alex Mahon says our tendency to live in weird online “bubbles” is now a serious problem. Right on cue, Keir Starmer has accused Rishi Sunak of living in a one-man social media bubble – saying his Budget would “look better on Instagram”. It comes as the EU accused Boris Johnson of living in a bubble, after Downing Street revealed it would float off and do entirely its own thing on protocol grace periods.
Political editor Andrew Woodcock on what to look out for today: