In the headlines
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern is stepping down. “I no longer have enough in the tank,” she announced, five and a half years after being elected aged 37. Her Labour Party will vote for a new leader this week, ahead of a general election in October. King Charles has asked for profits from six planned offshore wind farms on the Crown Estate to be used for the “public good”. Were it not for this intervention, says BBC News, 25% of the £1bn-a-year windfall would have gone directly to the royal family – an “awkward surge in income” during a cost-of-living crisis. Stoke-on-Trent is Britain’s smelliest place, says the Daily Star. The city, perhaps now “Stoke-honk-Trent”, received 860 smell complaints last year, more than any other local authority.