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'What planet are they on?' No respite for UK's Johnson and aide

Reuters Monday, 25 May 2020
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 250 miles from London.
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