British Prime Minister has thrown a punch during a US press conference after a comment made by President George Bush over his gaining the premiership.
In a clumsy effort to prevent the British public from thinking that Brown would be replacing Blair as Georges poodle, spin doctors in the UK had suggested that he keep the meeting formal, suggesting that Mr Brown wears a suit and refrains from introducing vulnerable members of his family to the Bush regime.
Prime Minister Brown seemed nervous throughout the meeting with Bush, repeatedly flinching and cowering when asked difficult policy questions and visibly stepping back when President Bush approached him.
Towards the end of the conference President Bush asked Mr Brown how he was finding life at Number 10. Brown recoiled as Bush stepped closer, tripped over a flagstone and punched a privet bush as he fell, knocking off some leaves.
Other than that the meeting went really well.