You know how it is. You’ve had a heavy night, everyone has left your party and empty bottles are all that remains. Then those pesky diary journalists start calling.

Elizabeth Murdoch’s husband Matthew Freud has ‘clarified’ that Cameron and Osborne were actually at his birthday party on Saturday, as described by Mr Steerpike yesterday. Initially, Mr Freud said that the PM had not attended.

I can sympathise; I always forget when the Prime Minister and his Chancellor pop round for a knees-up.

Tags: David Cameron, George Osborne, Media, Phone hacking, Rupert Murdoch