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10 things you need to know about the UK's new Prime Minister

First it was Boris. Then it was Gove. Then Leadsom entered the fray. And now she's gone too, after one spectacularly ill-judged newspaper interview - with her campaign perfectly described, as always, by a Simpsons gif:

Thanks for playing Andrea.

And so, after political journalists (who essentially haven't slept for about three weeks) spent about half an hour working out what the hell happens now, it's been all-but-confirmed that the Conservative leadership contest is now effectively over, with Theresa May not needing to formally triumph in a leadership contest.

And, boom, like that, we have a new Prime Minister-elect.

So, what do we need to know about our new leader?

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