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Durham, North Carolina: City in North Carolina, United States
Durham (/ˈdʌrəm/) is a city in and the county seat of Durham County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Small portions of the city limits extend into Orange County and Wake County. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population to be 278,993 as of July 1, 2019, making it the 4th-most populous city in North Carolina, and the 79th-most populous city in the United States. The city is located in the east-central part of the Piedmont region along the Eno River. Durham is the core of the four-county Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Area, which has a population of 542,710 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates. The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Durham as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, commonly known as the Research Triangle, which has a population of 2,037,430 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates.

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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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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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Michael Gove has driven 'on occasion' to test eyesight [Video]

Michael Gove has driven 'on occasion' to test eyesight

Michael Gove told LBC he had driven to check his eyesight, but he was "not an authority of driving" as it had taken him seven times to pass his test. When Nick Ferrari put it to Cabinet Minister..

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Cummings heckled, Johnson defends lockdown scandal [Video]

Cummings heckled, Johnson defends lockdown scandal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide, Dominic Cummings, is refusing to apologize or resign over accusations he breached lockdown efforts by driving 250 miles to his parents' property. Protesters..

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All you need to know from the May 25 Covid-19 briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 25 Covid-19 briefing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser over a trip to Durham during lockdown, and announced the phased reopening of retailers from June 1 during Bank Holiday Monday's coronavirus daily..

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Cummings: I don’t regret my decisions [Video]

Cummings: I don’t regret my decisions

Dominic Cummings has said he doesn’t regret his decision to travel to Durham adding he believes his actions were reasonable. The advisor’s comments come during a statement at Downing Street. Report..

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Cummings: I didn’t tell PM ahead of lockdown travel [Video]

Cummings: I didn’t tell PM ahead of lockdown travel

Dominic Cummings has said childcare was the main reason for his travel during lockdown. The advisor said he did not tell the PM he was planning to drive to Durham and dismissed claims he was against..

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Protesters descend on Dominic Cummings' home [Video]

Protesters descend on Dominic Cummings' home

Protesters have gathered outside the home of Dominic Cummings, the Prime Ministers senior aide. A sign bearing a quote from the George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm was used to criticise his actions..

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Members of the public shout 'resign' as Dominic Cummings arrives home [Video]

Members of the public shout 'resign' as Dominic Cummings arrives home

Dominic Cummings is confronted by angry members of the public upon his return home from Downing Street on Sunday evening, following accusations that he broke lockdown rules by visiting his parents in..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson treated the British public with contempt in not sacking key adviser [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson treated the British public with contempt in not sacking key adviser

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer responds to Boris Johnson's assertion that he backs Dominic Cummings, following the senior aide's visit to Durham during the Covid-19 lockdown. Sir Keir said Mr Johnson..

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All you need to know from the May 24 Covid-19 briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 24 Covid-19 briefing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser over a trip to Durham during lockdown, and announced the phased reopening of schools from June 1 during Sunday's coronavirus daily briefing.

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Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings over trip to Durham [Video]

Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings over trip to Durham

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has backed his top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he breached lockdown restrictions, saying: “He has acted responsibly, legally and with integrity”.

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All you need to know from the May 23 coronavirus briefing [Video]

All you need to know from the May 23 coronavirus briefing

Dominic Cummings' journey to Durham during lockdown became the focus of the question and answer session with the media at the daily coronavirus briefing on May 23, along with announcements on new..

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Shapps defends Cummings over lockdown journey [Video]

Shapps defends Cummings over lockdown journey

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps answers questions about Boris Johnson's aide Dominic Cummings travelling to Durham during lockdown. Mr Shapps said Mr Cummings had made the 250-mile journey in order to..

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Cummings: 'I behaved reasonably and legally' [Video]

Cummings: 'I behaved reasonably and legally'

Dominic Cummings has insisted he behaved "reasonably and legally" when asked by reporters about his trip to Durham during the coronavirus lockdown. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Durham resident runs to collect money for NHS [Video]

Durham resident runs to collect money for NHS

Inspired by Captain Tom, British resident runs for twelve hours to pay tribute to the health workers

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Dominic Cummings defends breaking lockdown and says he was worried for safety of wife and child

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Boris Johnson skirts around question of whether Dominic Cummings took day trip 30 miles from self-isolation in Durham

Boris Johnson has skirted questions over whether or not Dominic Cummings took a sightseeing trip while the country was in lockdown, as he set out his support for his most senior adviser.
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'It was essential': No 10 breaks silence to defend Dominic Cummings' 250-mile trip during lockdown

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Labour call for action after reports police spoke to Dominic Cummings over breaking lockdown rules

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Coronavirus: Durham mothers stay fit at home during outbreak

With group meetings scrapped due to the outbreak, they can now take part at home.
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Murder inquiry after man stabbed near Durham bus station

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Durham sign Australia's Peter Hanscomb for the rest of the season, with the wicketkeeper to feature in all three formats.
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