Tony Blair is to step down as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, and it looks like he'll soon be taking a job as Steward of the Chiltern Hundreds. He'll also apparently moonlight as a Middle East peace envoy -- in other news, outgoing Deputy PM John Prescott will be taking up a position as head of Weight Watchers.

Here are a few Blair links...

Tomorrow, the Queen is expected to invite Second Lord of the Treasury Gordon Brown to form her next government. Wouldn't it be absolutely hilarious if she didn't?