Downing St happy for attention to be on Cameron's LOLs

Rebekah Brooks, former Chief Executive of News International. Photo: Leveson Inquiry

We now all know the Prime Minister signed his text messages to Rebekah Brooks 'LOL.'

He thought it meant 'Lots of Love.' She had to tell him it meant 'Laugh out Loud.'

And perhaps people are laughing out loud at the Prime Minister on this.

But at the end of Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks' evidence, my bet is Downing Street are happier people are mocking Mr Cameron on 'LOL' than attacking and questioning him on some explosive text or email from Mrs Brooks, that just wasn't there.

With only a month's worth of texts and emails recovered, there was only one that made an impact and that's added to the pressure on Jeremy Hunt.

The suggestion from Fred Michel, the News Corporation lobbyist, that Mr Hunt has asked him for guidance on phone hacking (and for No 10 too) again puts Mr Hunt in a difficult position.

His team say his evidence to Leveson will show he acted with integrity, and they point out when Fred Michel claims to speak to Mr Hunt he was actually speaking to his (now resigned) adviser.

The politicians will soon take the stand. Mr Hunt and Mr Cameron will appear, and pressure will build on Mr Osborne - who at the moment is only giving written evidence - to appear in person too.

And as a Friday afternoon aside if you're on Twitter check out #popleveson where everyone is enjoying mixing pop songs with the Leveson Inquiry.

Sounds odd, but it works. Perhaps another sign how, with many journalists and politicians enjoying this, the evidence from Mrs Brooks today wasn't as explosive as some in Downing Street feared it might be.