‘Absurd’ to claim pro-Cummings tweet undermined legal process, says attorney general

The UK attorney  general Suella Braverman said her tweet in defence of Dominic Cummings did not amount to any undue interference in the potential legal process  After the Guardian and the Daily Mirror revealed Cummings had travelled to Durham from London during the lockdown, in apparent breach of lockdown rules Braveman tweeted: ‘Protecting one’s family is what … Read more ‘Absurd’ to claim pro-Cummings tweet undermined legal process, says attorney general

More than 60,000 “excess deaths” so far during UK coronavirus pandemic – BBC News

The number of newly-recorded deaths linked to Covid-19 in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level for 7 weeks according to the Office for National Statistics. But on a separate measure of excess deaths from March to May across the UK, there were almost 62,000 more deaths than might have been expected compared … Read more More than 60,000 “excess deaths” so far during UK coronavirus pandemic – BBC News

Piers Morgan Says Dominic Cummings Has Destroyed the Lockdown | Good Morning Britain

Piers Morgan reacts to Dominic Cummings refusal to resign after he broke lockdown rules to drive to Durham. Boris Johnson has backed his key adviser Dominic Cummings, amid the row over the aide’s lockdown travel. The Prime Minister said: “In every respect, he has acted responsibly, legally and with integrity.” Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa … Read more Piers Morgan Says Dominic Cummings Has Destroyed the Lockdown | Good Morning Britain

Tom Tugendhat on Dominic Cummings: ‘You can see the effect on it, you don’t need me to tell you’

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat told Sophy Ridge “you can see the effect on it, you don’t need me to tell you” about the impact of Dominic Cummings heading to Durham during lockdown. He also said the UK needs to realise China has “a very very authoritarian system of government” and needs to change its relationship … Read more Tom Tugendhat on Dominic Cummings: ‘You can see the effect on it, you don’t need me to tell you’

Police say Dominic Cummings may have broken broken rules with Durham trip | ITV News

Dominic Cummings might have committed a “minor breach” of lockdown rules when he made a journey to Barnard Castle, Durham Police’s investigation has concluded. Mr Cummings, Boris Johnson’s chief aide, made a 260-mile trip to stay close to his parents in Durham when he was ill with coronavirus symptoms during lockdown. Durham Police “does not … Read more Police say Dominic Cummings may have broken broken rules with Durham trip | ITV News

Lockdown eased across UK allowing groups of people to meet outside – BBC News

Lockdown restrictions are being eased again across the UK over the next few days, with groups of people from different households finally being allowed to meet in each other’s gardens or in public spaces. For millions of people it will be the first time they have been able to meet up with their families in … Read more Lockdown eased across UK allowing groups of people to meet outside – BBC News

PM: Groups of six can meet outdoors in England from 1 June

Millions of families and friends kept apart by the lockdown will be able to meet again from Monday. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)  Boris Johnson said the change in the rules for England would be “a long awaited joyful moment for many”. But the Prime Minister also faced more questions about Dominic Cummings after Durham Police said he … Read more PM: Groups of six can meet outdoors in England from 1 June

Jonathan Ashworth Criticises Dominic Cummings Breaking Lockdown Rules | Good Morning Britain

Boris Johnson has backed his key adviser Dominic Cummings, amid a row over the aide’s lockdown travel. Dominic Cummings is still defending his decision to visit Durham, despite lockdown rules. Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth is critical of the Prime Ministers top aide but the Labour Party are not calling for Mr Cumming to resign. … Read more Jonathan Ashworth Criticises Dominic Cummings Breaking Lockdown Rules | Good Morning Britain

BREAKING: Durham police say Dominic Cummings may have committed ‘minor breach’

Durham Police says the PM’s top aide Dominic Cummings may have committed a “minor breach” of lockdown rules when he travelled to Barnard Castle, but he will face no further action.  SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews … Read more BREAKING: Durham police say Dominic Cummings may have committed ‘minor breach’

IN FULL: Hancock laughs off claims UK test and trace rushed to distract from Cummings COVID-19 row

Kay Burley grilled the health secretary on whether the test and trace programme had been rushed in order to take the headlines away from Dominic Cummings’s trip to Durham. Matt Hancock called the suggestion “priceless”. He also warned people could be forced to self-isolate if they do not follow the rules voluntarily. #coronavirus #COVID19 #UK … Read more IN FULL: Hancock laughs off claims UK test and trace rushed to distract from Cummings COVID-19 row

Boris Johnson urges UK public to ‘move on’ from Cummings COVID-19 lockdown row

The prime minister faced a super committee of MPs over his protection of Dominic Cummings as pressure grows for his top aide to be sacked. In a 99-minute ordeal, Boris Johnson said some allegations in the media were false and that he’d seen evidence confirming his adviser’s account of his travels to and from Durham. … Read more Boris Johnson urges UK public to ‘move on’ from Cummings COVID-19 lockdown row

Boris Johnson calls Dominic Cummings row a ‘political ding dong’ and won’t order inquiry | ITV News

Boris Johnson attempted to downplay allegations against his advisor Dominic Cummings to a committee of senior MPs. The Prime Minister faced questions from the Liaison Committee after his chief aide Mr Cummings made a 260-mile trip to his parents’ farm in Durham with his family, while his wife had coronavirus symptoms during lockdown. Mr Johnson … Read more Boris Johnson calls Dominic Cummings row a ‘political ding dong’ and won’t order inquiry | ITV News

How ministers have been floundering in their defence of Dominic Cummings

Since allegations first emerged on 19 April that Dominic Cummings had flouted lockdown measures while ill with coronavirus symptoms, the prime minister and members of the cabinet have been floundering to defend the adviser from accusations that he broke government guidance he helped devise. Cummings has admitted to, but not apologised for, travelling to his family’s home … Read more How ministers have been floundering in their defence of Dominic Cummings

Janet and Saira Disagree Over Dominic Cummings | Loose Women

Saira and Janet engage in a heated debate over Dominic Cumming, as to whether he should apologise for driving 260-mile to his parents house in Durham at the weekend. Christine, Linda, Saira and Janet also discuss whether men need to start apologising more or if women need to apologise less. From series 24, broadcast on … Read more Janet and Saira Disagree Over Dominic Cummings | Loose Women

Dominic Cummings: What is the scandal about? – BBC News

The UK prime minister’s most senior adviser has come under fire for travelling across the country during the coronavirus lockdown. Dominic Cummings drove 260 miles (418km) from London to Durham, and took a 60-mile round trip from Durham to a nearby town on his wife’s birthday – a trip he says he made to test … Read more Dominic Cummings: What is the scandal about? – BBC News