If the body language between Presidents Obama and Putin is anything to go by, this summit has been a disaster.
David Cameron is unlikely to change his stance on backing 'moderate' Syrian rebels but there is genuine uncertainty as to Obama's plans.
After several reports of chemical weapons use in the Syria are we about to start arming the rebels or bombing Damascus? In short, no.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage claimed a "sea change" in British politics as they gained more than 140 council seats in the local elections.
If there were protests, they certainly did not disrupt Baroness Thatcher's funeral nor sully what was indisputably a dignified farewell.
Osborne surprisingly had a fair amount of leeway in his Budget. But we have to set all this in the context of a very gloomy overall picture.
Nobody thinks Nick is the kind of guy who would defend a 'boy's club', but that does not necessarily mean he has handled the issue well.
Ed Miliband has turned political cross-dressing into an art form and has now laid claim to the party's reputation for cutting taxes.
As the Prime Minister lands in Algiers I'm left wondering: Is it more about diplomatic logic than existential threat?
For the first time in a generation the possibility of the UK leaving the European Union is on the mainstream political agenda.