"Wellity, wellity, wellity" as Homer Simpson once observed. We've finally seen it all. Not quite Lord Gerry of Andersonstown, but certainly Baron of the Manor of Northstead. In reply to a question from Nigel Dodds, the prime minister confirmed:
"I'm not sure that Gerry Adams will be delighted to be Baron of the Manor of Northstead. But nonetheless I'm pleased that tradition has been maintained."
Let's hope the interviewers in southern Ireland are appraised of the Sinn Féin president's new title. He ought to be addressed properly during the election campaign.