The 25 funniest jokes you’ll read this week

Does anybody else think this week had five Mondays? Maybe it just seemed like that to me, but probably also to Theresa May, who saw her beloved Chequers Plan held up as the comedy relief by the EU – but with less laughter. This week also saw Hurricane Ali strike the UK and Ireland and Vince Cable compared Brexit to an “erotic spasm of fundamentalists”. If you can stop shuddering for long enough, these 25 jokes will eclipse the bad and disturbing headlines and put a smile on your face – albeit briefly.

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