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2505, 2020

‘I don’t regret what I did’: Dominic Cummings defends himself over lockdown trips

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: UK News|

Dominic Cummings says he does not "regret" his actions during lockdown - as he admitted for the first time making a third trip while Britons were being told to "stay at home".In an unprecedented news conference in Downing Street, the prime minister's special adviser confirmed he, his wife and young child travelled from London to…

2505, 2020

90 attacks on UK phone masts after COVID-19 conspiracy theories

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: UK News|

Around 90 attacks targeting the UK's telecommunications infrastructure have been reported during the coronavirus lockdown.The incidents, which surged over the Easter weekend, are believed to be motivated by conspiracy theories linking COVID-19 to the deployment of 5G masts. Derbyshire Police has called for witnesses to come forward over the most recent suspected arson attack, which…

2505, 2020

‘Army needs its #MeToo moment’, says former top female officer

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: UK News|

The British Army needs its own #MeToo moment to address all past and present cases of sexual assault, harassment and everyday sexism, a long-serving female officer has said.Lieutenant Colonel Diane Allen, who resigned in February, revealed she was part of a private outpouring of grievances aired by female officers in a closed online forum, triggered…

2505, 2020

PM’s adviser Dominic Cummings to make rare statement as resignation calls grow

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: UK News|

Dominic Cummings is to make a rare statement and take questions later today, Downing Street has confirmed.The address by Boris Johnson's most senior adviser is a virtually unprecedented move, given aides largely stay out of the limelight as ministers are responsible for their actions. He is under-fire for travelling 260 miles from London to Durham…

2505, 2020

What lockdown? Britons flock to beaches as UK basks in hot bank holiday weather

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: UK News|

Britons have flocked to beaches and parks to bask in the warm bank holiday weather after lockdown restrictions were eased earlier this month.People are making the most of the new coronavirus lockdown rules, which allows sunbathing outdoors and unlimited exercise, including playing tennis or golf with members of your household or one other person from…

2505, 2020

Police called to ‘large group gathering’ as UK basks in hot Bank Holiday Monday

By |May 25th, 2020|Categories: UK News|

Britons have flocked to beaches and parks to bask in the warm bank holiday weather after lockdown restrictions were eased earlier this month.People are making the most of the new coronavirus lockdown rules, which allows sunbathing outdoors and unlimited exercise, including playing tennis or golf with members of your household or one other person from…

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