06/06/2014 08:13 BST | Updated 06/06/2014 10:59 BST

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets: Starring The Queen's Speech, Newark By-Election, King Juan Carlos And More

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If you're wondering why King Juan Carlos's abdication was such big news this week, it's worth noting that it was also the week that the Tories held on to a safe seat, the Queen made a speech about plastic bags and a giant octopus broke down on Oxford Circus.

Yes, from the quite important matter of British politics and corruption in world football, to the slightly less important matters of Richard Dawkins' and Kirstie Allsopp's opinions, here were some of our favourite funny tweets about this week's news...

Oh, and spare a thought for Prince Charles, won't you:

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