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Attorney General William Barr Looking Into Reviewing FBI's Russia Investigation [Video]

Attorney General William Barr Looking Into Reviewing FBI's Russia Investigation

Attorney General William Barr is taking action toward the FBI’s Russia investigation. A Justice Department spokesperson said he’s looking into an outside prosecutor to review “unmasking”..

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Dominic Cummings May Have Broken Lockdown Rules, Police Investigation Concludes [Video]

Dominic Cummings May Have Broken Lockdown Rules, Police Investigation Concludes

Dominic Cummings may have broken the coronavirus lockdown rules when he visited Barnard Castle, Durham police has said.But that's not what these government ministers think.

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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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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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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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Durham Constabulary formally asked to investigate Cummings [Video]

Durham Constabulary formally asked to investigate Cummings

The police and crime commissioner for Durham has formally asked the force to investigate Dominic Cummings over an alleged breach of lockdown rules. The decision comes as further complaints were made..

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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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Dominic Cummings: The lingering questions [Video]

Dominic Cummings: The lingering questions

Dominic Cummings opened up to the media on Monday about his stay in County Durham amid lockdown restrictions. But despite his press conference lasting an hour, many of the Downing Street adviser’s..

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Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown [Video]

Dominic Cummings: Government minister resigns over aide's alleged breach of lockdown

Douglas Ross has resigned from the Government over Dominic Cummings’ alleged breach of lockdown rules. Mr Ross was the parliamentary under-secretary of state for Scotland. It is the first resignation..

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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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Boris Johnson 'regrets' pain caused by Dominic Cummings saga [Video]

Boris Johnson 'regrets' pain caused by Dominic Cummings saga

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he does regret the pain caused by Dominic Cummings' decision to break lockdown restrictions and travel to County Durham.

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Dominic Cummings: I hope people believe I behaved reasonably in the circumstances [Video]

Dominic Cummings: I hope people believe I behaved reasonably in the circumstances

Dominic Cummings has sought to defend his decision to drive to County Durham despite the coronavirus lockdown restrictions, saying he believes he behaved “reasonably” and does not regret his..

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Dominic Cummings: I have not offered or considered resigning [Video]

Dominic Cummings: I have not offered or considered resigning

Dominic Cummings has defended his decision to visit Durham despite lockdown and admitted he has never asked to resign from his position following widespread criticism.

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Dominic Cummings: I went for a short drive to check my eyesight [Video]

Dominic Cummings: I went for a short drive to check my eyesight

Dominic Cummings addresses the media, and says that he took a short drive to the outskirts of Barnard Castle after recovering from coronavirus to check his eyesight before driving back to London to..

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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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Dominic Cummings: I do not regret trip to County Durham during lockdown [Video]

Dominic Cummings: I do not regret trip to County Durham during lockdown

Dominic Cummings has sought to defend his decision to drive to County Durham despite the coronavirus lockdown restrictions, saying he believes he behaved “reasonably” and does not regret his..

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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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Boris Johnson faces sustained pressure to sack Dominic Cummings [Video]

Boris Johnson faces sustained pressure to sack Dominic Cummings

Boris Johnson is facing sustained pressure to sack his key aide Dominic Cummings following allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown restrictions. The Prime Minister will discuss the easing of..

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The Big 3 movie [Video]

The Big 3 movie

The Big 3 movie trailer - Plot synopsis: Liquor House Comedy presents the Big 3 featuring stand up comedians Brian Isley (New York's Apollo Theater) Bo Alambis and Ampston Hews. None of these three..

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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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Covid-19 victim: Dominic Cummings' actions show a complete lack of respect for us all [Video]

Covid-19 victim: Dominic Cummings' actions show a complete lack of respect for us all

Interview with Kathryn De Prudhoe, from Leeds, who lost her father Tony Clay to Covid-19 on Dominic Cummings breaking lockdown rules. She talks about the loss of her father, being unable to properly..

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Cummings did not act in 'spirit of law'

The Mayor of the West Midlands has said he does not think Dominic Cummings acted in the "spirit of the law" after driving to Durham during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Durham Police statement on Dominic Cummings in full: he’s innocent (probably)

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Mirror misquotes police. What of Dominic Cummings, the Prime Minister’s aide who “may” have broken lockdown rules? “May” is the word of the moment because police in Derbyshire says..
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Labour calls for Attorney General to apologise after her defence of Cummings

The Government’s most senior legal adviser must apologise after defending Boris Johnson’s most senior aide’s trip to Durham, the shadow home secretary has said.
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Bill Wiggin won't 'directly comment' on Dominic Cummings row

North Herefordshire MP Bill Wiggin says he understands why some people feel aggrieved by Dominic Cummings' decision to travel to Durham during the coronavirus lockdown.
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Durham manor to become history centre if plan approved

BBC Local News: Tyne and Wear -- A council has submitted plans to turn an old manor house into a history centre and registry office.
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Coronavirus: The Durham maternity ward supporting mothers

Mums and medical staff talk frankly about the challenges of giving birth during the pandemic.
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Boris Johnson standing by Cummings and wants to draw a line under scandal

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The comments were made by the Prime Minister despite Durham police confirming they would have taken action against the chief advisor.
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Trans man jailed in women’s prison after threatening to kill his ex with a kitchen knife

A trans man described by British authorities as “out of control” has been locked up in a women’s prison for 21 months. Jay Lee Layton, 25, entered his ex-partner’s house in Spennymoor, County..
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Police decision on Cummings: What does the law say?

Durham Constabulary concluded the Prime Minister’s chief adviser may have committed “a minor breach” of lockdown rules, but will face no further action.
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Boris Johnson accused of launching broken test-and-trace system before it was ready to distract from Dominic Cummings scandal

Durham Police contradicted Downing Street's claim Mr Cummings had not broken lockdown rules
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Cummings may have committed ‘minor breach’ of lockdown rules, police say

Durham Constabulary say they will take no further action against UK prime minister’s chief adviser
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The Durham Constabulary statement came as the NHS track and trace system was launched amid reports of major problems.
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Durham Police: Cummings possibly ‘did’ breach lockdown with trip to Barnard castle

durham police: cummings possibly ‘did’ breach lockdown with trip to barnard castle
Boris Johnson's chief aide Dominic Cummings' trip to Barnard Castle "might have been minor breach" of lockdown rules, Durham Police has said, contradicting days of lies and half-truths by the Prime..
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Durham Police find Dominic Cummings did breach lockdown rules

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The police force has been investigating the PM's Chief Adviser
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Boris Johnson issues statement as cops confirm Cummings broke lockdown

Mr Cummings drove from London to Durham to isolate with his family during the lockdown
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Cummings 'might have breached lockdown rules' - police

PM aide Dominic Cummings' trip to Barnard Castle "might have been minor breach" of lockdown rules, Durham Police say
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Dominic Cummings might have broken lockdown law by driving to Barnard Castle, Durham Police conclude

Dominic Cummings might have broken coronavirus laws by taking a trip to Barnard Castle with his family, police have said.
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Dominic Cummings drove 260 miles to Durham during the lockdown
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Martha's 'Move To Durham And Never Leave' Is This Week's Spookily Accurate Soundtrack

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Dominic Cummings: Police have fined at least two people who made same journey from London to County Durham

Two were issued with penalties after travelling from London to Peterlee a week after Mr Cummings' trip
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Matt Hancock repeatedly refuses to say whether Dominic Cummings 'did the right thing'

Matt Hancock has repeatedly refused to answer whether Dominic Cummings "did the right thing" when travelling to Durham despite strict coronavirus restrictions.
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Fake news: BBC broke rules in stating that Dominic Cummings broke lockdown rules

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Coronavirus: Durham police lockdown travel fines revealed

The BBC uncovers details of fines issued by police forces for travelling at height of coronavirus lockdown.
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Dominic Cummings’ lockdown trip to Durham is now a hilarious Grindr meme and it’s honestly kind of beautiful

In what was truly an inevitable news article, people have made fake Grindr profiles of Dominic Cummings, poking fun of the British prime minister’s aide for flouting lockdown rules. We had to do it..
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Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Mr Surl, has said that the 260-mile to Durham made by Prime Ministerial aide Dominic Cummings made a ‘mockery’ of the police
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The Prime Minister has stood by his most senior aide after he drove his family from London to Durham during lockdown
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Police will not review fines handed out under coronavirus laws because of Dominic Cummings' travel to County Durham.
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