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UK PM Johnson's adviser Cummings will not resign: minister

Reuters Sunday, 24 May 2020
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.
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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.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with his Irish counterpart Micheál Martin at Hillsborough Castle in County Down on Thursday - their first meeting since the Fianna Fáil leader became Taoiseach in June of this year. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Stonehaven: Transport secretary praises emergency services [Video]

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Shapps returns from Spain and defends quarantine measures [Video]

Shapps returns from Spain and defends quarantine measures

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has arrived home this afternoon after his holiday in Spain was cut short. The MP will go into 14-day isolation and defends the sudden quarantine measures put in place by the government for travellers returning from that country. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said he “cannot rule out” that othercountries could be included under the UK’s quarantine measures. Mr Shapps madethe comment to reporters as he returned to the UK having cut short a familyholiday to Spain. It follows the UK Government’s decision to requiretravellers from the country to isolate for 14 days on their return to the UKfollowing a rise in Covid-19 cases.

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