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7pm AmericaInTheWorld: The world’s newspapers report Barack Obama’s victory

6pm ConservativeInternational: America’s elections – the breakdown of results

3pm Parliament: James Duddridge on car registration plates

William_hague_22pm Parliament: William Hague on the Congo

2pm ToryDiary: Timothy Kirkhope and James Elles to contest Tory leadership in Brussels

1.45pm Parliament: Government defeated on DNA

1pm Alex Deane on CentreRight wants you to spare a thought for ‘the losers’

PMQs ToryDiary: Did you tell the President-Elect that this is no time for a novice? asks Cameron

Picture_12 Noon video: Watch David Cameron at home, watching the US election results

11.45am Seats and candidates: Chris Phillips adopted as PPC for Lewisham West and Penge

11am CentreRight:

Picture_4 ToryDiary: David Cameron: Barack Obama is the first of a new generation of leaders who will deliver change

Louise Bagshawe on CentreRight: Why an Obama victory is good news for the Tories

Suli Shah on CentreRight: Let’s hope that President Obama is not all gloom and doom for conservatives

Tim Montgomerie on CentreRight: Thank you, John McCain

AmericaInTheWorld: Watch Obama accept victory: "If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time… tonight is your answer."

Local government: Grant Shapps on how Gordon Brown has failed to achieve the new housing we need

Parliament: Brown’s badly-timed sales of gold reserves cost Britain more than Black Wednesday

The Sun welcomes Barack Obama’s election

"Today the world is celebrating one of the greatest moments this century will produce. America, tainted for so long by racism, has elected its first black President. Democrat Barack Obama’s impossible dream has become reality, and America is a better place for it." – The Sun Says

‘UK-US relationship is safe under Barack Obama’ – Adam Boulton on Sky

Boris Johnson’s transport agenda

Johnson_boris_on_tube "Boris Johnson vows in a document to stop punishing motorists for using their cars, clear the streets of what he calls “traffic-throttling excrescences”, allow motorbikes to use bus lanes and introduce a new Routemaster bus with an open rear platform." – FT

Mandelson decides not to disclose Oleg Deripaska meetings in statement of his interestsGuardian

"Lord Mandelson, the Business Secretary, has rejected pressure to disclose all his contacts with the Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska. His entry in the House of Lords register of interests, published yesterday, makes no mention of Mr Deripaska or the hospitality he enjoyed on the Russian’s yacht in Corfu in August, which took place before he rejoined the Cabinet." – Independent

Private treatment will no longer bar patients from NHS care

"Patients are to be allowed to pay privately for treatment with expensive drugs without losing their entitlement to NHS care, the health secretary, Alan Johnson, announced yesterday." – Guardian

> Yesterday in Parliament: Andrew Lansley’s reaction

BBC Worldwide is an ‘out-of- control juggernaut’, MPs told

"Magazine publishers accused BBC Worldwide of "aggressively" launching new titles without any consideration for the impact they could have on commercial rivals." – Telegraph

Sir John Page, Conservative MP for Harrow West until 1987Times obituary

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