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Wild: Cummings claims he violated the law to test his VISION
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Wild: Cummings claims he violated the law to test his VISION

Dominic Cummings has apparently responded to the backlash over his literal 250+ mile journey to Durham. According to The Guardian, Boris Johnson 's top aide told numerous outlets that he made the drive to the area to reportedly "test his eyesight." The controversy continues to grow even though Cummings' feels not all rules apply to everyone. Widely mocked --- the following quotes are catching steam online as per reports. Quote #1: I’ve seen some of the media over the last couple of days, and I’m not surprised that a lot of people are very angry. I hope and think that today, when I’ve actually explained all the circumstances about it, I think people realise this is a very complicated, tricky situation. Further implying... I can understand that some people will argue ...
Boris Johnson stands by aide, even though said aide widely broke the law
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Boris Johnson stands by aide, even though said aide widely broke the law

The show tactics on display by Boris Johnson 's government are wildly unpopular as they are theatrical. As Monday came to an opening, the government was forced to reaffirm its loyalty to top-aide Dominic Cummings -- amid reports that he violated the same lockdown orders he gave everybody else. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior aide Dominic Cummings leaves his north London home, Monday, May 25, 2020. Johnson is standing by his top aide, Cummings, who is accused of breaking lockdown rules by traveling 250 miles to his parents’ house while coming down with COVID-19.   (Aaron Chown/PA via AP) "He followed the instincts of every father and every parent, and I do not mark him down for that," Johnson said Sunday in response to reports that Cummings illegally traveled mor...
A fourth passenger from that Diamond Princess cruise has died; Ireland & Wales </strong>🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿<strong> records first coronavirus case, and more
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A fourth passenger from that Diamond Princess cruise has died; Ireland & Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 records first coronavirus case, and more

The UK 🇬🇧 is readying itself to investigate the death of a British passenger that was on board that now infamous Diamond Princess cruise ship. According to officials in Japan, the man died sometime in the last 48 hours but they haven’t told the world much else. The Foreign Office in England subsequently confirmed that the news of such was news to them — and that the death would be formally investigated. That particular news comes on the heels of another shock discovery. According to health officials in Ireland and Wales, the first known case to surface from within British boundaries has been found. The total number of cases within the UK as a whole is now at 19. Looking for an affordable N95 mask? This one appears to fit the criteria for the recommended masks to help in ...
A fourth passenger from that Diamond Princess cruise has died; Ireland & Wales </strong>🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿<strong> records first coronavirus case, and more
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A fourth passenger from that Diamond Princess cruise has died; Ireland & Wales 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 records first coronavirus case, and more

The UK 🇬🇧 is readying itself to investigate the death of a British passenger that was on board that now infamous Diamond Princess cruise ship. According to officials in Japan, the man died sometime in the last 48 hours but they haven’t told the world much else. The Foreign Office in England subsequently confirmed that the news of such was news to them — and that the death would be formally investigated. That particular news comes on the heels of another shock discovery. According to health officials in Ireland and Wales, the first known case to surface from within British boundaries has been found. The total number of cases within the UK as a whole is now at 19. Looking for an affordable N95 mask? This one appears to fit the criteria for the recommended masks to help in ...
MP ‘s reviewing TV licence convictions for non-payment
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MP ‘s reviewing TV licence convictions for non-payment

Anyone in the U.K knows that you can actually be charged financially and criminally for not paying your BBC TV Licence. But according to one Conservative MP, that could soon be changing as some believe such criminalisiations are "not fit for the populist age." Cred: Parliament MP Julian Knight is leading discussions to enact change at the BBC. “In 2020, when we’re looking at a world of populism, a world in which elites are being challenged an awful lot, the idea of criminal sanctions over the licence fee sticks in a lot of people’s throats,” he told the Guardian.
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