Theresa May's director of communications has surprisingly announced she will resign her position amid the PM's call for an early election.
Katie Perrior, who was appointed to the role as Mrs May took power last July, leaves a team that includes May's influential former special advisers Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy.
Ms Perrior was a surprise appointment as the former iNHouse Communications boss had no background in journalism.
Wednesday's newspapers splash with Theresa May's decision to call a general election - a 'bolt from the blue', as The Telegraph puts it.
After Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she is calling for an early general election Labour and the Lib Dems started to prepare.
Theresa May's decision to issue a call for a snap General Election has drawn mixed reaction. Here we take a look at what people are saying.