Labour may have lost the Sun but at least it has kept the support of David Abrahams,
The businessman whose donations to it sparked, in 2007, an ultimately fruitless police inquiry.
In Brighton for the Labour conference, a beaming Abrahams felt “back among friends”. So will he dip into his pockets for the election? “The donations issue is history,” he said with a knowing smile before melting into the Labour Friends of Israel throng.