Aide to British PM at centre of scandal to make statement: media
Monday, 25 May 2020 Dominic Cummings, a close adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is facing calls for his resignation over a trip that many believe broke coronavirus lockdown rules, will make a public statement on Monday, Sky News and ITV reported.
Political adviser Dominic Cummings has left his London home today, accompanied by fellow Downing Street staffer Cleo Watson, following a cabinet shake-up that saw Sir Mark Sedwill step down as Cabinet Secretary. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The coronavirus rules are clear and apply to everybody, according to one of the Government’s top medics. Deputy chief medical officer for England, Professor Jonathan Van-Tam was asked whether people in authority should obey the rules as a Government minister was asked about Dominic Cummings.
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Labour's shadow home secretary, Nick Thomas-Symonds says Boris Johnson's credibility and moral authority has been "extremely damaged". It comes after the PM told the country to "move on" from the continuing row over his chief aide Dominic Cummings, following allegations he broke lockdown guidelines. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would decline to take the knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, because he felt it was "very, very important not to do things that make life difficult or embarrassing for others".
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father, Stanley Johnson, who travelled to Greece despite the barring of direct entry from the UK. Mr Shapps said that Mr Johnson would have to quarantine upon return to the UK and that the travel complied with Foreign Office advice to only make essential international journeys. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has accused China of breaching a key treaty with Britain by imposing a heavily criticised national security law on Hong Kong. But what is the background to the legislation, why is the UK concerned, and how has the world responded?
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The Prince of Wales has said contracting coronavirus made him more determined to “push and shout and prod” as he called for nature to return to the “centre of everything we do”. Charles spoke about his experiences of Covid-19 in an interview with Sky News, paid tribute to key and health workers, and expressed sympathy with those who had lost family or friends.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who drove 400 km (250 miles) to northern England while coronavirus lockdown measures were in place, will not resign, Transport Minister Grant Shapps said on Sunday.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has left his position at LBC Radio ahead of his contract renewal, and 'with immediate effect.' Business Insider reports Farage's departure followed after comments he made about Black Lives Matters protesters angered his coworkers. The ally of President Donald Trump had his microphone muted during an appearance on ITV's "Good Morning Britain" this week.
Celebrities including Gordon Ramsay and David Walliams encourage people to reach out to others as part of a video call to mark Mental Health Awareness Week. The video forms part of ITV's Britain Get Talking campaign.
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Captain Tom Moore, Britain’s new national treasure, tells the story of his part in the Second War on ITV tonight - including his recollections of conscription, of fighting on the frontline in Burma, of Vera Lynn, and of VE day.
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