ritney Spears fans believe the star may be sending them “coded messages” after she shared an image of a jumbled-up Scrabble board full of made-up words. Boris Johnson has Westminster hunting for clues after he talked about “data not dates” for lockdown lifting. Brussels will be looking for coded signals in the PM’s decision to make David Frost a cabinet member in charge of EU relations. Keir Starmer, meanwhile, will try to clarify Labour’s somewhat scrambled messaging in a big speech on the economy today.
Our policy correspondent Jon Stone on what to look out for today: