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British political strategist for Boris Johnson

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Dominic Cummings: British political strategist for Boris Johnson
Dominic Mckenzie Cummings is a British political strategist who has served as chief adviser to UK prime minister Boris Johnson since July 2019.

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Dominic Cummings leaves home after cabinet shake-up [Video]

Dominic Cummings leaves home after cabinet shake-up

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..

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UK loses faith in government over virus: poll [Video]

UK loses faith in government over virus: poll

While confidence in governments is sliding among almost all of the world's economies, a new poll found the British public to be the most skeptical about their leaders. Adam Reed reports.

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Government medic: Lockdown rules clear and apply to all [Video]

Government medic: Lockdown rules clear and apply to all

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..

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Shadow Home Sec: ‘PM looks like he lacks grip’ [Video]

Shadow Home Sec: ‘PM looks like he lacks grip’

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..

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Dominic Cummings doorstepped outside London home [Video]

Dominic Cummings doorstepped outside London home

Government adviser Dominic Cummings continues to face pressure to resign or be sacked over allegations he broke lockdown guidelines. Mr Cummings ignored members of the press as he left his London home..

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PM bars advisers from answering questions [Video]

PM bars advisers from answering questions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stopped his top scientific and medical advisers, Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance, answering questions about Dominic Cummings at today's daily briefing...

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PM bars advisers from answering questions on Cummings [Video]

PM bars advisers from answering questions on Cummings

Prime Minister Boris Johnson stopped his top scientific and medical advisers, Professor Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance, answering questions about Dominic Cummings at today's daily briefing...

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Starmer: PM 'weak' through Cummings saga [Video]

Starmer: PM 'weak' through Cummings saga

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has criticised Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of Dominic Cummings row, describing him as 'weak'. He further criticised Mr Johnson for preventing government..

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Johnson stops experts from getting involved in Cummings row [Video]

Johnson stops experts from getting involved in Cummings row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson prevents Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance from answering questions on the Dominic Cummings saga, with the pair later confirming they don't want to get involved in..

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Dominic Cummings: Police say adviser may have committed 'a minor breach' of lockdown rules [Video]

Dominic Cummings: Police say adviser may have committed 'a minor breach' of lockdown rules

Dominic Cummings may have committed "a minor breach" of lockdown rules when he drove to Barnard Castle but will face no further action, according to Durham police. The force issued a statement on the..

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Man designs video game spoofing Dominic Cummings' drive to Barnard Castle [Video]

Man designs video game spoofing Dominic Cummings' drive to Barnard Castle

A man whose partner has incurable cancer has channelled his anguish at seeing people breaking lockdown rules into making a video game spoofing Dominic Cummings’ visit to Barnard Castle. Stevie..

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Cummings doorstepped outside London home [Video]

Cummings doorstepped outside London home

Government adviser Dominic Cummings has ignored press and protesters gathered outside his London home this morning. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Ashworth: Backing Cummings undermines public confidence [Video]

Ashworth: Backing Cummings undermines public confidence

Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth has raised concerns that government backing of Dominic Cummings may undermine public cooperation with the NHS Test and Trace system. Report by Connerv. Like us on..

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All you need to know from Boris Johnson's meeting with Commons Liaison Committee grilling [Video]

All you need to know from Boris Johnson's meeting with Commons Liaison Committee grilling

The Prime Minister answered questions about Dominic Cummings, lockdown rules and coronavirus testing capabilities as he answered questions from the Commons Liaison Committee.

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British PM Johnson urges people to "move on" from adviser row [Video]

British PM Johnson urges people to "move on" from adviser row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged Britain on Wednesday to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage and scorn for travelling during..

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"Move on" - British PM Johnson tries to draw line under adviser row [Video]

"Move on" - British PM Johnson tries to draw line under adviser row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britain to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser provoked outrage and scorn for traveling during the..

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Boris Johnson grilled over Cummings row [Video]

Boris Johnson grilled over Cummings row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been grilled by the Commons Liaison Committee today on his chief adviser Dominic Cummings, who allegedly breached lockdown rules last month. Report by Connerv. Like us..

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Yvette Cooper: PM has a choice between protecting Dominic Cummings and looking after national interest [Video]

Yvette Cooper: PM has a choice between protecting Dominic Cummings and looking after national interest

Boris Johnson and Labour's Yvette Cooper clash during the Liaison Committee hearing looking into the Government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and Dominic Cummings' trip to Durham.

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Boris Johnson rejects calls for Dominic Cummings to face inquiry [Video]

Boris Johnson rejects calls for Dominic Cummings to face inquiry

Boris Johnson rejected calls for Dominic Cummings to face an inquiry over his actions during the coronavirus lockdown. The Prime Minister told the House of Commons Liaison Committee: “Quite frankly..

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Jenrick: Time to "move on" from Cummings row [Video]

Jenrick: Time to "move on" from Cummings row

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick says "the moment has come for us to move on" from the row over Dominic Cummings and backed the Prime Minister's view that the Downing Street aide had not broken..

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Nandy: Johnson underestimates public anger over Cummings [Video]

Nandy: Johnson underestimates public anger over Cummings

Shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy says the government is "underestimating the level of public anger" over Dominic Cummings, who allegedly breached lockdown rules by driving to Durham while suffering..

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Dominic Cummings fuels British anger after flouting lockdown [Video]

Dominic Cummings fuels British anger after flouting lockdown

The government's support for the prime minister's top aide is undermining public health advice, say experts.

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Government minister resigns over Cummings row [Video]

Government minister resigns over Cummings row

Conservative MP Douglas Ross has resigned from his government post as Scottish Minister as tensions rise over Dominic Cummings, who allegedly breached lockdown rules by travelling to County Durham..

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Matt Hancock: Dominic Cummings decision was within guidelines [Video]

Matt Hancock: Dominic Cummings decision was within guidelines

Health Secretary Matt Hancock followed the Prime Minister and other senior members of Cabinet in supporting Dominic Cummings decision to travel to County Durham during lockdown. Mr Hancock says Mr..

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A small group of protesters chanting "Black Lives Matter" gathered on Thursday outside the London home of Dominic Cummings, a close aide to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the centre of a..
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Rules apply to all, senior health official says of UK PM's adviser Cummings

Britain's COVID-19 lockdown rules are clear and apply to everyone, a senior medical officer said when asked about a long road trip made by the prime minister's top adviser, Dominic Cummings, at the..
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UK PM's senior adviser Cummings considers quitting later this year: Daily Mail

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, is considering quitting later this year, the Daily Mail newspaper reported.
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UK's Johnson tries to stop health experts from commenting on aide Cummings

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to stop his top medical and scientific advisors from answering reporters' questions about the behaviour of chief political advisor Dominic Cummings, saying..
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UK police say PM adviser Cummings might have made 'minor' breach of lockdown

Police said on Thursday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings may have breached coronavirus lockdown rules by driving 26 miles to a castle with his wife and son.
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UK police to take no action against PM's adviser Cummings: Telegraph

British police said Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings did breach the coronavirus lockdown but that it was minor and so they will take no further action, the Telegraph..
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Time to move on, urges British PM Johnson over Cummings row

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday it was time for Britain to move on from what he described as a "very, very frustrating episode" when his closest adviser Dominic Cummings was accused of..
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PM takes Brexit decisions, Cummings does not give instructions: UK negotiator

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes the main decisions on Brexit policy and his senior advisor Dominic Cummings does not give instructions on negotiations with the European Union, the UK's chief..
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UK's Hancock did not announce a review of lockdown fines: BBC Political Editor

Britain's health minister Matt Hancock did not announce a review of lockdown fines when he was questioned by a member of the public about the penalties in light of action taken by adviser Dominic..
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Cummings and his 'Brexit friends' leave when they should stay, quips EU's Tusk

A senior European Union politician couldn't help a Brexit quip as he waded into Britain's row over Dominic Cummings, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top adviser and mastermind of leaving the bloc who is..
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Britons bristle at explanation of Johnson aide's lockdown trip

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says people should make up their own minds about the decision of his senior aide Dominic Cummings to drive 250 miles (400 km) from London during lockdown. The early..
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UK PM Johnson satisfied with senior aide's explanation: spokesman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is satisfied with the explanation provided by his senior adviser Dominic Cummings for a trip he made during the coronavirus lockdown, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
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UK's Gove defends PM's adviser Cummings: he's a man of honour and integrity

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings acted reasonably by travelling to northern England during the coronavirus lockdown and is a man of integrity, Cabinet Office..
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UK PM Johnson's aide Cummings says should have explained trip earlier

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's close aide Dominic Cummings on Monday said he should have explained the circumstances of a 250 mile journey during lockdown earlier but that his decision to take..
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UK PM Johnson's aide Cummings says he has not offered to resign

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest adviser Dominic Cummings said on Monday he had not offered his resignation over the furore about his decision to drive 250 miles from London to northern England..
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Aide to British PM Cummings says he doesn't regret lockdown trip

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest adviser Dominic Cummings said on Monday that he didn't regret his decision to drive 250 miles from London to northern England, saying he had not flouted lockdown..
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'What planet are they on?' No respite for UK's Johnson and aide

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings, accused of flouting the coronavirus lockdown by driving..
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Aide to British PM at centre of scandal to make statement: media

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..
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UK PM's adviser has been reported to police over lockdown journey: Daily Mirror

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's aide Dominic Cummings, who is under pressure over a long journey made while coronavirus restrictions were in place, has been reported to police over an alleged..
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UK government 'bleeding credibility' over PM's aide, says cabinet member: ITV

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government is bleeding credibility over senior aide Dominic Cummings, who is facing calls to resign for a journey during the coronavirus lockdown, an unnamed..
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Johnson risks party wrath to back aide who crossed UK during lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the..
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UK opposition leader calls for inquiry into PM's adviser over lockdown drive

Britain's most senior civil servant should launch an urgent inquiry into the actions of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings over a journey made during lockdown, the..
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UK PM Johnson backs aide Cummings despite calls to resign over lockdown travel

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for travelling 250 miles during..
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UK PM Johnson says adviser's lockdown drive was understandable

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the actions of his senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who is under pressure over a journey made during lockdown, were understandable.
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UK PM Johnson stands by senior adviser Cummings over lockdown drive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he was standing by senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who is under pressure to resign over a journey he made during the coronavirus lockdown.
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UK's Johnson to lead coronavirus news conference as adviser's future hangs in balance

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will lead the daily coronavirus news conference on Sunday as the future of his senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who is under pressure over a journey made during the..
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Newsmaker: Britain's Brexit mastermind fights for job over claims of lockdown hubris

Dominic Cummings, the mastermind of Brexit who openly scorned the British elite, is fighting for his job as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser after claims he flouted the government's..
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Adviser Cummings enters UK PM's Downing Street residence: Sky News reporter

Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings, facing mounting calls to resign over a journey he made during the coronavirus lockdown, was seen entering the prime minister's Downing Street residence..
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Factbox: Dominic Cummings - UK PM Johnson's cardinal of Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who faces calls to resign over a journey made during the coronavirus lockdown, was the architect of Brexit who has become one of the most..
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UK PM Johnson's adviser Cummings will not resign: minister

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..
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Boris Johnson's adviser must quit over lockdown drive, Conservative lawmaker says

A lawmaker from Britain's ruling Conservative Party on Sunday called for the resignation of Dominic Cummings, the senior adviser to Prime Minister Boris Johnson who travelled 400 km (250 miles) from..
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UK PM Johnson's office says Mirror, Guardian reporting inaccurately on Cummings

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said on Saturday that it would not waste time answering the "inaccurate" stories from the Mirror and Guardian newspapers on senior adviser Dominic..
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UK police spoke to father of PM's adviser Cummings: Mirror

British police said an officer had spoken to the father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings about his trip during lockdown, contradicting an earlier statement issued by..
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UK PM Johnson resists calls to sack Cummings over 400 km drive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls on Saturday from opposition parties to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400 km (250 miles) to northern England while his wife..
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UK PM Johnson gives adviser Cummings his 'full support'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given his full support to his senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400 km (250 miles) to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms.
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UK says PM's adviser did not break lockdown rules with 400 km drive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls on Saturday from opposition parties to sack adviser Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400 km while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms to ensure..
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UK PM Johnson's close aide Cummings broke lockdown rules: newspapers

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest adviser, Dominic Cummings, travelled more than 400 km from his London home after showing symptoms of coronavirus, breaking the government's lockdown..
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UK PM Johnson's aide Cummings attended coronavirus experts' meeting: Guardian

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most senior aide, Dominic Cummings, took part in meetings of a scientific panel that has shaped the UK's response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Guardian..
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UK's Johnson "full of vigor", top adviser self-isolates

The coronavirus outbreak at the heart of the UK government spread on Monday with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser, Dominic Cummings, self-isolating with symptoms just days after the..
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UK PM Johnson's adviser Cummings isolating with coronavirus symptoms

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