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British media outlets have reported that sources blame Boris Johnson’s former adviser Dominic Cummings for leaking text messages. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings has been blamed for the leaking of the British prime minister’s text messages. An internal inquiry has b(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson’s special advisor, Dominic Cummings. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Described as the prime minister’s Rasputin, Dominic Cummings is no stranger to the spotlight. In fact he has made a career out of eschewing the rules (...)

Dominic Cummings departs his home in London on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

British prime minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings made a second 420km trip from London during the coronavirus lockdown, the Daily(...)

Dominic Cummings: His new focus reflects the passions developed in his bunker: putting science at the heart of government and ensuring that the government machine delivers what the politicians promise. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

When Boris Johnson walked through the front door of Number 10 on July 26th, 2019, the British political system was in a state of Brexit-induced paraly(...)

Fiona Hill, born in northern England, hadhad gone to work for Donald Trump in the spirit of non-partisan public service, but  was emerging – unwillingly but inexorably – as his nemesis. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Long before Fiona Hill arrived to testify on Capitol Hill, there was a long line for public seats and a crackling sense of anticipation for one of the(...)

Former Conservative attorney general  Dominic Grieve is standing as an Independent in Beaconsfield. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The UK general election officially began on Wednesday following the dissolution of parliament at midnight. Here are ten battleground constituencies to(...)

 Ryan Sessegnon celebrates scoring his side’s  opener against Wolves this week. For all  the Fulham player’s maturity,  it is worth bearing in mind he is still a teenage boy. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA Wire

Two Saturdays, two prodigies: last weekend you could feel the buzz on Fulham Palace Road as 23,000 gathered in west London for Fulham versus Wolves at(...)

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It is a damp, grey morning in south London and I am outdoors, still half asleep. The wind cuts like a knife and all I am wearing is shorts, tights an(...)

 Sunderland mascot Bradley Lowery with former player Jermain Defoe. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Bradley Lowery, the football mascot whose plight touched thousands of people has died after a battle with a rare cancer, his family said. The six-yea(...)

Police in Britain and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating the death of a female parachutist. Photograph: Getty

An inquiry has been launched after a parachutist died when her parachute failed to open and she fell on to a parked car, police have said. A witness (...)

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