Prime Minister vs. the police: why the Durham constabulary Dominic Cummings finding matters

Dominic Cummings "might" have broken lockdown rules when he visited Barnard Castle, according to Durham Police. They're not taking any further action for what they're calling a "minor breach", but their conclusion is fuelling further calls for the Prime Minister's adviser to resign or be fired. Downing Street says that's not going to happen, but our deputy political editor Nicholas Cecil says there's already a swell of senior Tory MPs who think Boris Johnson should take action before the affair undermines efforts to keep the UK safe from coronavirus. 


Live music is returning to the UK. The BBC's announced the Proms will go ahead, with a mix of archived and live performances which could see at least a small audience at the Albert Hall. The Evening Standard's associate editor Julian Glover says it's a huge boost for a country that needs cultural events to come back, and the government should give music as much attention as it does football.


 

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