Steele is a 'very competent, professional operator'.
52-year-old has fled Surrey home.
'Disgrace, an absolute disgrace."
As No.10 hits back at Moscow's attack on Boris Johnson
This raises lots of questions.
'This is like the Cameron pig thing all over again'.
'The government have replaced a knighted career diplomat with a knighted career diplomat'.
The Russian President gave a wry smile to reporters.
President-elect: 'I don’t need to be told the same thing every day, every morning'.