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Liz Truss is officially taking the reins of power today – and there is unlikely to be a honeymoon period. 
One of the most pressing issues the new Prime Minister faces is how to tackle the cost-of-living crisis. 
The Telegraph can disclose that Ms Truss is considering plans to freeze energy bills until 2024, when the next general election is expected. 
As she replaces Boris Johnson in Downing Street today, Ms Truss will give a speech to outline her vision for her premiership as well as setting out her agenda for her first 100 days. 
A package of support on energy bills is due to be revealed as early as Thursday, followed within weeks by a formal announcement of tax cuts and a plan to clear the NHS backlog. 
Political editor Ben Riley-Smith explains how her approach to energy bills could be a "huge" policy intervention
In this bonus episode of our Chopper’s Politics podcast, Christopher Hope is joined by Camilla Tominey and Gordon Rayner to unpack the next moves for the incoming PM.
At 7.30am, Mr Johnson brought his three years in office to an end with a speech in Downing Street. He said: "This is it, folks," as he described himself as a "booster rocket". 
Mr Johnson – who is reportedly preparing to move into a borrowed house, where he could finish a memoir of his time in Downing Street by Christmas – will later this morning visit the Queen at Balmoral to step down. 
Ms Truss will follow him in to become the country’s third female prime minister, before flying back to London and delivering her speech to the nation at around 4pm. 
Follow all the action with our politics live blog editor Jack Maidment. And this is an hour-by-hour guide to Ms Truss’s first days as Tory leader.
The new Cabinet is expected to be unveiled this evening, with half a dozen of Ms Truss’s most loyal supporters, largely on the party’s Right, expected to be given the most senior roles. 
Many of the biggest jobs are understood to have been decided, with none of the four great offices of state set to be occupied by a white man. Read who we understand will be in the most diverse top team ever
Some roles are still under discussion. Thérèse Coffey, a close friend of the Foreign Secretary, is tipped to become deputy prime minister and health secretary – a move Camilla Tominey says could make her the lynchpin of the team
However, allies of Penny Mordaunt are pushing for her to be promoted to the deputy role to unite the Tory party. Meanwhile, it is understood that Lord Frost, the former Brexit negotiator, has turned down two Cabinet roles.
When Ms Truss was announced as the leader of the Conservative Party yesterday, the nation got a rare glimpse of her husband, Hugh O’Leary. 
The 48-year-old made no public appearance on the campaign trail, with Ms Truss telling The Telegraph that "he doesn’t want to have a sort of massive public role". 
She described her accountant husband as a "very stoic person" who is supportive of her career. 
Rosa Silverman and Helen Chandler-Wilde explain everything we know about Mr O’Leary.
Matt finds a joke in one of Liz Truss’s new slogans in his latest cartoon. Go behind the scenes with Matt’s newsletter.
Meghan’s speech | The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she did not feel like she "belonged" among leaders and humanitarians when she first started advocating for a better world, as she was just "the girl from Suits". She told delegates at the One Young World summit that when she joined the organisation in 2014, she felt "nervous" and "overwhelmed". Watch her speech in Manchester last night. Meanwhile, Celia Walden argues that Meghan has handed the crown to Kate as America’s favourite.
Europe’s largest nuclear plant was on emergency back-up power to cool its reactors last night after Russian shelling cut it off from the Ukrainian grid for the second time in less than a month. German Galushchenko, Ukraine’s energy minister, said the world was "again on the brink of nuclear disaster" and safety experts warned of a "slow moving train wreck" that could end in a Fukushima-style meltdown. Roland Oliphant and Sergio Olmos have our report on the Zaporizhzhia plant.
Cameron Norrie’s US Open run ended with a fourth-round defeat by Andrey Rublev. Norrie, once again the last British singles player standing at a grand slam, was looking to follow up his run to the Wimbledon semi-finals, but was below his best. His flash of temper was evident as he hurled his racket away during the match. Overnight, Rafael Nadal was eliminated by Frances Tiafoe. Meanwhile, the new-look County Championship proposed by Sir Andrew Strauss will include a six-team Premier Division, Nick Hoult reveals in our exclusive report.
JP Morgan has drawn up plans to shift work from Germany into the City of London as finance companies brace for potential blackouts in the EU’s biggest economy. The Wall Street bank is preparing emergency measures so it can continue trading if there are power cuts this winter following Vladimir Putin’s decision to block gas supplies from Russia. It comes after the Kremlin announced that the crucial Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline will remain shut until Western sanctions are eased.
Some cities are lucky. Vicenza, in northeast Italy, is luckier than most. With wonderful food, fine churches and world-class art, this perfect holiday location (even by Italian standards) rivals the country’s hotspots. Destination expert Tim Jepson has your guide to the alternative to Venice – with all the charm and none of the crowds.
Mangalorean chicken and coconut curry | This dish by Anjum Anand has just the right amount of tang and can be on the table in an hour. View the recipe.
Fighting fit | With more than 160 clubs, Man v Fat Football is helping players get fit by playing the beautiful game. Gavin Newsham visits the league helping overweight men shed pounds.
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