Boris Johnson ignores calls to fire advisor accused of breaking COVID-19 rules

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls on Saturday from opposition parties to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he traveled 400 km to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms. Cummings, who masterminded the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union during the Brexit referendum, traveled to Durham in late March, when a strict lockdown was already in […]

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Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests over ‘persistent’ coronavirus symptoms

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday in what Downing Street said was a “precautionary step” because he was showing persistent symptoms of coronavirus ten days after testing positive for the virus. “On the advice of his doctor, the Prime Minister has tonight been admitted to hospital for tests,” Downing Street said. […]

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