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UK coronavirus LIVE: Boris Johnson's approval ratings take nosedive as Tory minister quits over Dominic Cummings's lockdown trip
Boris Johnson's approval ratings have dropped dramatically amid his continued support for chief aide Dominic Cummings over an alleged breach of coronavirus restrictions.According to pollsters Savanta Comres' daily tracker, the Prime Minister's ratings have nosedived from 19 per cent to -1 per cent following the controversy, which saw Mr Cummings refuse to apologise over his 260-mile journey to Durham during lockdown.
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England’s coronavirus death toll is nearly 10,000 higher than previously reported by the government, new figures show.
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Boris Johnson is facing a major revolt from within his own party as backbench Tory MPs line up to condemn the prime minister for failing to fire Dominic Cummings over his 260-mile journey from London to Durham.The backlash continues to rage – not only over Mr Cummings’ trip during lockdown – but over Mr Johnson’s claim his chief adviser acted “responsibly”. More than a dozen Conservative MPs have now expressed their outrage and called for the strategist to be sacked.
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Ruth Langsford confronted a fellow shopper in a supermarket after they failed to social distance properly.Appearing on This Morning with her husband Eamonn Holmes, Langsford described how a man loomed over her, ignoring the government’s commands to stay two metres apart from others.
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‘We will simply disconnect’: Mike Pompeo and the Australian TV appearance that caused a diplomatic storm
‘We will simply disconnect’: Mike Pompeo and the Australian TV appearance that caused a diplomatic stormA comment by the US secretary of state about Victoria’s belt and road project has ricocheted through Parliament House and the US embassy
‘Pogba gives off bad vibes, he’s no Roy Keane’ – Man Utd need to sell World Cup winner, says Sheringham
The former striker has added his voice to those questioning a French midfielder while admitting the Red Devils remain a long way off title contention