It's the pressing news story of the moment: Jeremy Paxman has grown a beard.
Here it is:
And here it is on several leading politicians. Check them out and tell us in the comments below what you think. Do they look handsome? Creepy? Or do they just look like hard-nosed journalists with a tough line in questioning?
*Starts singing 'Jeremy Paxman's beard' to the tune of 'Bette Davis Eyes'*