I understand these views. I know the intense hardship and sacrifice that the entire country has had to go through. However, I respectfully disagree. The legal rules inevitably do not cover all circumstances, including those that I found myself in. … [Read more...] about Day by day, how Dominic Cummings described his fateful trip to Durham: A 260-mile dash, two weeks in a cottage and a test drive to Barnard Castle to ‘check his eyes were OK’
Walking 2 hours a day
A survey of German business owners in May found confidence among retailers had improved considerably from record-lows in April as lockdown measures were eased, but were still far below average – indicating that there has been no sudden rush back to the shops. … [Read more...] about The no frills new world of British retail: Shoppers face one-way walking system, tills behind screens, changing rooms closed and no seating when stores reopen – but will customers be too scared to return even with huge clearance sales?
travelled from work in Westminster to his home on 27 March after his wife - the journalist Mary Wakefield - fell ill, then returned to work hours later driven his wife and son from London to County Durham that evening stayed at a cottage on his parents' farm developed Covid symptoms on 28 March driven on 3 April to pick up his wife and son from hospital, where his son had stayed overnight after he "threw up and had a bad fever" driven around 30 minutes from his family farm to the town of Barnard Castle on Easter Sunday (12 April) - 15 days after he had displayed symptoms - in an effort to test his eyesight and readiness to drive back to London taken his family back to London on 13 April Many people, including some Conservative MPs, have called for Mr Cummings to be sacked for making his car journey just four days after the lockdown started, while Labour said he had "clearly broken the rules". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: I don’t regret what I did, says Dominic Cummings
But he insisted: "I'm not racist - it was almost 40 years ago... I was brought up in Northern Ireland, The Troubles. There was a war going on [and I] had acquaintances involved... I grew up surrounded by that but I was never a part of it." … [Read more...] about Lily Allen ‘dedicates song F**k You to Liam Neeson’ after accusing him of lying amid racism storm
But he insisted: "I'm not racist - it was almost 40 years ago... I was brought up in Northern Ireland, The Troubles. There was a war going on [and I] had acquaintances involved... I grew up surrounded by that but I was never a part of it." … [Read more...] about Calls for Liam Neeson to be CUT from Men In Black International after race row