SENIOR ministers have rallied round Theresa May as the shock waves triggered by the resignation of Boris Johnson continue to reverberate through the Government.

Jeremy Hunt, appointed the new Foreign Secretary as the Prime Minister carried out a hurried reshuffle of her top team, vowed he would be “four square” behind her in driving through her Brexit plan.

Mrs May will chair a meeting of her new Cabinet on Tuesday morning before hosting a summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Balkan leaders in the evening.

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A THIRD rescue operation to bring out the remaining four boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand has begun.

Chiang Rai governor Narongsak Osatanakorn said the rescue mission began at 10.08am local time (4.08 BST) and involves 19 divers.

He said a medic and three Seals in the cave, who have been looking after those trapped, will also come out.

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THE Duke and Duchess of Sussex begin a two-day trip to Ireland – their first official overseas visit as a married couple.

Harry and Meghan will visit the Irish capital Dublin at the request of the Government, the latest in a series of foreign trips the royal family have made to EU member states in the wake of Brexit.

The so called “soft diplomacy” the monarchy employs is used to renew and strengthen relationships with countries even as Britain breaks away from the EU.

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A speeding driver who killed two young brothers in a hit-and-run while high on drugs could have his nine-year jail term increased.

Robert Brown, who was already banned from driving, was travelling at more than twice the speed limit and had a cocktail of drugs in his system when he mowed down Corey and Casper Platt-May, aged six and two.

The boys were on their way to a park with their mother Louise Platt-May when they were struck by Brown’s Ford Focus as they crossed MacDonald Road, Coventry, in February.

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Mrs Platt-May called for the Government to introduce stiffer penalties for “drivers who think they are about the law” after Brown was jailed at Warwick Crown Court in April.