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Boris Johnson will face a no-confidence vote by Tory MPs this evening. The PM should win it “comfortably”, says Politico: he needs the backing of the majority – at least 180 – of his MPs, and at least 160 are members of his government. But it’s no sure thing, says TalkTV’s Tom Newton Dunn on Twitter: the vote is a secret ballot, and Conservative MPs are “the most perfidious electorate in the world”. Britain is dispatching “cutting-edge” long-range rockets to Ukraine, says The Times. The weapons are so powerful that Kyiv has had to promise not to use them against targets inside Russia. A painting (below) found hanging in a bungalow in Enfield, north London, has sold for £255,000. A routine valuation found it was by the 15th-century Italian master Filippino Lippi, says The Sun. It’s “art to believe”.