Actor Daniel Craig has been appointed an honorary Commander in the Royal Navy – the same rank as his James Bond character. Perhaps it’s time Boris Johnson was appointed an honorary Lance Corporal in Dad’s Army – the same rank as Jonesy, the character who ran around shouting, “Don’t panic! Don’t panic!” Despite the state of high alarm over the shutting of petrol stations, No 10 insists we’re not doomed yet. Labour, meanwhile, is in full-on Private Frazer mode – warning of disaster ahead as pumps run dry and energy firms go bust.
Inside the bubble
Political correspondent Jon Stone on what to look out for today:
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