Dominic Cummings

‘Cummings was right’: where government went wrong on Covid handling
Johnson and Cummings
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‘Cummings was right’: where government went wrong on Covid handling

‘Groupthink’ hampered effective pandemic response, suggests new report
12 Oct 2021
Why Dominic Cummings wants to thwart a Donald Trump comeback
Dominic Cummings leaves his London home
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Why Dominic Cummings wants to thwart a Donald Trump comeback

Former No. 10 adviser publishes plan to squeeze former president out of 2024 election campaign
3 Sep 2021
Dominic Cummings and the ‘obsession’ with Carrie Johnson
The Johnsons at the G7 summit in Cornwall in June
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Dominic Cummings and the ‘obsession’ with Carrie Johnson

Boris Johnson wanted to get partner a job with ‘lots of foreign travel’, claims former aide
5 Aug 2021
‘The rift opening up in the Conservative party is startling in its ferocity’
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‘The rift opening up in the Conservative party is startling in its ferocity’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
27 Jul 2021
‘Vaccine passports will usher in a “papers please” mentality’
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‘Vaccine passports will usher in a “papers please” mentality’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
21 Jul 2021
Was Dominic Cummings’ BBC interview a mistake?
Dominic Cummings
Between the lines

Was Dominic Cummings’ BBC interview a mistake?

Critics suggest Laura Kuenssberg grilling backfired for former No. 10 adviser
21 Jul 2021
‘Dominic Cummings revealed the awesome power of WhatsApp in Whitehall’
Dominic Cummings
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‘Dominic Cummings revealed the awesome power of WhatsApp in Whitehall’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
18 Jun 2021

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Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 June
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Quiz of The Week: 12 - 18 June

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18 Jun 2021
How will Dominic Cummings strike next after ‘f***ing hopeless’ bombshell?
Dominic Cummings
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How will Dominic Cummings strike next after ‘f***ing hopeless’ bombshell?

Former adviser offers evidence that PM had doubts about Matt Hancock
17 Jun 2021
Matt Hancock in the hot seat: his key lines of defence
Matt Hancock
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Matt Hancock in the hot seat: his key lines of defence

Health secretary says he can ‘face the mirror each morning’ after trying to save lives
10 Jun 2021
Hancock was called to Johnson’s office to explain care home ‘negligence’
Matt Hancock
Behind the scenes

Hancock was called to Johnson’s office to explain care home ‘negligence’

Dominic Cummings has ‘documentary evidence’ that PM feared he was misled over care home testing
28 May 2021
Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 May
Dominic Cummings leaves his London home
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Quiz of The Week: 22 - 28 May

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28 May 2021
‘Today’s political revolutions are powered by the old’
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‘Today’s political revolutions are powered by the old’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
27 May 2021
Does the public trust Dominic Cummings?
Dominic Cummings leaves Parliament
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Does the public trust Dominic Cummings?

Polls suggest former top aide is not seen as credible enough to damage government – for now
27 May 2021
Five most explosive claims in the Dominic Cummings showdown
Dominic Cummings gives evidence to MPs
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Five most explosive claims in the Dominic Cummings showdown

Former No. 10 aide pulls no punches in public grilling
26 May 2021
Cummings vs. Johnson: a ‘doomed’ relationship
Johnson and Cummings
Behind the scenes

Cummings vs. Johnson: a ‘doomed’ relationship

The PM’s former right-hand man gave damning evidence against him today - so how did it come to this?
26 May 2021
Who is Dominic Cummings? From Boris Johnson’s key confidant to worst enemy
Dominic Cummings
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Who is Dominic Cummings? From Boris Johnson’s key confidant to worst enemy

The man who helped the Tories achieve their landslide victory is ready to turn on the PM
25 May 2021
‘Happy birthday Bob, you magnificent jerk’
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‘Happy birthday Bob, you magnificent jerk’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
24 May 2021
Dominic Cummings evidence: learning lessons or political vendetta?
Dominic Cummings
In Brief

Dominic Cummings evidence: learning lessons or political vendetta?

Former No. 10 aide’s appearance in front of MPs tipped to be ‘one of the most remarkable moments in modern political history’
24 May 2021
Cash for curtains: will No. 10 refurb inquiry end up costing PM?
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds
Behind the scenes

Cash for curtains: will No. 10 refurb inquiry end up costing PM?

Pundits say Electoral Commission probe may have ‘serious consequences’ for Boris Johnson
29 Apr 2021
The Downing Street refurbishment claims explained
Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds in Downing Street
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The Downing Street refurbishment claims explained

Labour demands investigation after Cummings says funding plan was ‘unethical, foolish and possibly illegal’
26 Apr 2021
Can Dominic Cummings sink Boris Johnson?
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Can Dominic Cummings sink Boris Johnson?

Ally warns that PM’s former aide ‘knows where all the bodies are buried’
26 Apr 2021
Does Boris Johnson really blame Dominic Cummings for text leaks?
Dominic Cummings
Behind the scenes

Does Boris Johnson really blame Dominic Cummings for text leaks?

No. 10 claims controversial former adviser is behind slew of damaging text leaks
23 Apr 2021
‘No.10 needn’t fear Dominic Cummings’
Dominic Cummings
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‘No.10 needn’t fear Dominic Cummings’

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19 Mar 2021
Government’s £2.7m bill for payouts to sacked advisers triggers fury
Dominic Cummings leaves his residence in London.
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Government’s £2.7m bill for payouts to sacked advisers triggers fury

Civil servants’ union accuses Boris Johnson’s administration of ‘breathtaking hypocrisy’ in spending on staff
16 Dec 2020
Instant Opinion: Covid Christmas ‘mired in mixed messages’
Boris Johnson returns to Number 10, Downing Street following the weekly Cabinet meeting.
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Instant Opinion: Covid Christmas ‘mired in mixed messages’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 17 November
17 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexiteers ‘vanish’ as deal deadline looms
Boris Johnson and his former special advisor Dominic Cummings leave from the rear of Downing Street
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Instant Opinion: Brexiteers ‘vanish’ as deal deadline looms

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 16 November
16 Nov 2020
What was life like at No. 10 under Dominic Cummings?
Dominic Cummings leaves his residence in London wearing a face mask.
In Brief

What was life like at No. 10 under Dominic Cummings?

Divisive aide’s exit has unleashed deluge of negative briefings to the press
16 Nov 2020
Will Cummings’s departure reboot Johnson’s premiership?
Dominic Cummings stands outside 10 Downing Street.
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Will Cummings’s departure reboot Johnson’s premiership?

Controversial senior adviser set to leave as senior Tories aim to restore trust in government
13 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Dominic Cummings ‘failed on his own terms’
Dominic Cummings in a London black cab wearing a face mask.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Dominic Cummings ‘failed on his own terms’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 13 November
13 Nov 2020
Does Symonds have too much influence over Johnson?
Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds attend a Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall
In Brief

Does Symonds have too much influence over Johnson?

Resignation of top aide raises questions over role of prime minister’s fiancee
13 Nov 2020
Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 November
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Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 November

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13 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 12 November
12 Nov 2020
Has Vote Leave lost control of Downing Street?
Dominic Cummings leaves his residence in London wearing a face mask.
In Depth

Has Vote Leave lost control of Downing Street?

Prime minister’s right-hand man hit by departure of close ally as No. 10 infighting intensifies
12 Nov 2020
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