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If your first and only brush with the men who want to move into No 10 had been those sixty minutes of debate, would you really conclude that Boris Johnson is the soaraway favourite and Rory Stewart is the exciting one to watch? Not really. In fact, a source in the camp of one of the candidates tonight suggests if a newbie to the spectacle were told that afterwards, they would "stare in utter disbelief". That's not just a reminder that it's always worth skimming off some of Westminster's daily froth to see what's underneath - but that political contests are full of ups and downs, and are rarely a smooth glide to the top or a straight slide down and out. The former Foreign Secretary was les... Full story

18 June