Cummings and his 'Brexit friends' leave when they should stay, quips EU's Tusk
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 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 accused of violating coronavirus travel curbs.
A look at the life of Dominic Cummings, the Prime Minister's senior aide. Mr Cummings made his name as the mastermind behind the successful Vote Leave Brexit campaign and is now possible the most powerful unelected person in UK politics.
The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latest figures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process. Quote from Sarah Hewin, Chief economist at Standard Chartered, speaking to the Financial Times.
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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 Secretary. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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 in authority should obey the rules as a Government minister was asked about Dominic Cummings.
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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 continuing row over his chief aide Dominic Cummings, following allegations he broke lockdown guidelines. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
As many as 20 major EU banks are set to announce details for a new payments initiative in the very near future. This announcement came from Electronic Payments International. Business Insider reports the system is referred to as the Pan European Payment System Initiative (PEPSI). It will process card payments in addition to making fund transfers and mobile payments without using Mastercard's or Visa's network.
Care providers have rejected comments from the Prime Minister that "too many" care homes did not properly follow procedures during the coronavirus pandemic, calling them "neither accurate nor welcome".Boris Johnson said lessons are being learned after appearing to cast some blame on care homes as they responded to the Covid-19 outbreak.
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When asked about the risks of having Huawei as part of the 5G network, Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that "the UK should not be vulnerable to a high risk state vendor" but, at the same time, he also wants to make sure to deliver the best broadband needed for the whole country. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that next week he will set out a precise timetable for when the theatres and other sectors can start to think about getting back to normal. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a train manufacturing site in East Yorkshire, after he announced government plans to invest in infrastructure projects. He says that this new factory will be the cutting edge of technological efficiency, and will be building driver-less trains for the Piccadilly Line in London. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn