A selfie with the Prime Minister taken by an Alnwick woman during his visit to the town yesterday has gone global.
As David Cameron dropped into Alnwick, one passer-by managed to nab a picture that ended up on the front page of the Daily Telegraph, in other national newspapers and on websites like Mail Online and BBC News.
Kiera Norris, from Alnwick, was outside Copperfields café, on Market Street, when Mr Cameron approached her.
“As he was walking past, he stopped to shake my hand so I took the opportunity and asked him for a selfie,” said the mother-of-one.
When the 24-year-old was unlocking her phone to take the picture, the Prime Minister spotted a picture of her son, Kai.
“He asked if Kai was mine and how old. I told him his name and that he’s four. He asked if he was at school, then I took the picture,” she said.
Mr Cameron was visiting Alnwick as part of the election campaign and to support Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the Conservative candidate for the Berwick constituency.
A full report will be in Thursday’s Gazette.