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@nickeardleybbc The PM seems to have found an opticians that's open - paging @ChrisMasonBBC and #CoronavirusnewscastNo follow up questions at tonight's press conference with the PMJohnson says 'he had a lot on his plate' when Cummings told him he had gone to Durham but doesn't apologise for kno… https://t.co/zfuFE06WsAWell...the PM does say he regrets the 'confusion and anger' that people feel about what's happened, but people must… https://t.co/k6ivdOa6afPrime Minister's press conference live now on @BBCNewsDominic Cummings press conference in about twenty mins on @BBCNews - quite the gambleDominic Cummings is expected to give a public statement and take questions later himself, as calls for him to quit and explain himself mount🚨 EMERGENCY NEWSCAST 🚨 "The idea that this is just a Westminster bubble row is for the birds" - @bbclaurak discuss… https://t.co/CNI5Sa4Vv8
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5/25
2020
Monday's Mail: “What planet are they on?” #TomorrowsPapersToday #BBCPapers (via @hendopolis) https://t.co/YFcvD46HaM
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMonday's FT: “Treasury draws up bailout plan to aid key debt-laden companies” #TomorrowsPapersToday #BBCPapers (via… https://t.co/CnIssydlAh
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMonday’s i: “Chaos in No10 as Cummings clings on with PM‘s support” #TomorrowsPapersToday #BBCPapers (via… https://t.co/dm8l4SVTR7
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMonday’s Express: “Defiant Boris stands by his man” #TomorrowsPapersToday #BBCPapers (via @hendopolis) https://t.co/qKDwoKO2s0
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMonday’s Times: “Cummings acted like any father, insists PM” #TomorrowsPapersToday #BBCPapers (via @hendopolis) https://t.co/nsBP42FRuJ
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMonday’s Guardian: “No apology, no explanation: PM bets all on Cummings” #TomorrowsPapersToday #BBCPapers (via… https://t.co/CCsVN0rRHq
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMonday’s Mirror: “A cheat & a coward” #TomorrowsPapersToday #BBCPapers (via @hendopolis) https://t.co/mzXHmVJwCy
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergICYMI https://t.co/6dMqyifbroAdvisers normally chuck themselves in front of politicians to spare them the damage, not this time.....https://t.co/1t6BZxy3dzJust spoke to @Keir_Starmer for broadcast pool. Labour leader says govt giving impression it’s one rule for them a… https://t.co/gp8abtYUAm
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergIf PM hoped press conference would calm things down ... a couple of govt scientific advisers publicly saying it’s u… https://t.co/yMdSHehshtNow a third member of the government’s behavioural science panel says @BorisJohnson has ‘trashed’ the advice given… https://t.co/tX2QW274r2
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergNEW: The Prime Minister will host today’s government news conference. It’ll be at 5pm. Watch it live @BBCOne and on… https://t.co/lNDUO5tQn3
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergYesterday's Stony silence from non-cabinet @Conservatives on Dominic Cummings now turning in to a row of heads abov… https://t.co/95VffJuRLU
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg“The country can’t afford this nonsense, this pantomime, now and Dominic should go” Conservative MP Steve Baker ca… https://t.co/nid1cWFk7O
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5/24
2020
White - ex Police Federation chairman - adds “To beat this crisis we need to be selfless as millions have been. The… https://t.co/3GbvnwiKbp
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergSteve White, Durham police/crime commissioner,tells @BBCNews about Dominic Cummings incident: “Given the whole etho… https://t.co/rosQaXMjSa
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg3. No 10 statement continues -‘At no stage was he or his family spoken to by the police about this matter, as is be… https://t.co/NNxB85xWTi2. ‘His sister and nieces had volunteered to help so he went to a house near to but separate from his extended fami… https://t.co/LCPYXXkJbl1. Finally, official statement from No 10 ... ‘Owing to his wife being infected with suspected Coronavirus and the… https://t.co/gzuzG4EZO5 @paulwaugh Yup - lots of questions and opposition parties certainly won't rest til they are answeredIan Blackford says Johnson has to sack him immediately, says PM's chief aide 'wilfully disobeying' govt's own rulesFew more details this morning - -small number of people in No 10 knew that Cummings had gone to Durham, not stayed… https://t.co/2EmdfwDLYmCoronavirus: Calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after lockdown travel https://t.co/SCY8IKll80
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5/23
2020
ICYMI Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s chief adviser accused of breaking lockdown rules #BBCNewsTen coverage with ⁦… https://t.co/Fwu2qJffzg
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergSome Tory MPs tonight already saying privately Cummings has to quit - this kind of row has big cut through - one MP… https://t.co/EjKy37HGTANo 10 won’t comment on Cummings but no chance at all this goes away - SNP and Lib Dems calling for him to go, plent… https://t.co/rRujthS1ujDurham Police confirms they spoke to owners of house where ‘an individual’ was staying who had travelled from London to DurhamClear No 10 wants to tough this out - told he has no intention of resigning - but raises obvious questions of one r… https://t.co/yt2jKVP6DYLabour- “If accurate, the Prime Minister’s chief adviser appears to have breached the lockdown rules. Govts guidanc… https://t.co/ydo9Ga0o9b @PippaCrerar Source says his trip was within guidelines as Cummings went to stay with his parents so they could hel… https://t.co/Wqb3y5F6R6PM's chief adviser did travel from London to County Durham during lockdown when he and his wife had coronavirus to… https://t.co/KvGVdvuJ3kIt’s been a while but we’ll be back soon: Wednesdays from June 3rd, ⁦@Jo_Coburn⁩ #politicslive with PMQs. BBC2 at 1… https://t.co/nM0TVbfZ2m
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergA bumper bank holiday weekend #CoronavirusNewscast about the music industry, with some excellent guests and a very… https://t.co/ZIQaYt9iEd
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg“I think the statement ‘we are guided by the science’ is slightly misleading.” Sage member, Sir Ian Boyd, on how t… https://t.co/aIKWa3uMi7
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBudget deficit leaps to £62 billion in April 2020 alone – read the latest commentary at https://t.co/lYraIhuyOO https://t.co/SwHLlGsJ0n
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergFines for breaking quarantine and fresh doubts over schools Here are five things you need to know about the coron… https://t.co/HW5laQBgAb
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5/22
2020
"I would have loved to have seen us acting a week or two weeks earlier and it would have made quite a big differenc… https://t.co/ycRShOj086
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThere’s a really REALLY good interview with a real-life member of SAGE on the latest #CoronavirusNewscast. https://t.co/wPUbgqsGZc
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThe Coronavirus Newscast - Inside SAGE - BBC Sounds https://t.co/0KTVXIE0KwThe rumours are true. Our sketch is featured on #CoronavirusNewscast today. Thanks @bbclaurak @adamfleminghttps://t.co/uNM4XssmAF
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergSir Ian Boyd, a member of the government’s scientific advisory body SAGE, has told the #CoronavirusNewscast he woul… https://t.co/xOXOFijG3e
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergAt 10 @huwbbc: @MarkerJParker+surcharge @BBCHughPym+tests @BBCsarahsmith+Scotland @ToluAdeoyeNews+NHS @bbclaurak+ca… https://t.co/6P3EBU5Xzd
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergJust recorded a fascinating interview with Sir Ian Boyd, a key member of SAGE, for tonight’s #CoronavirusNewscast.… https://t.co/IUGH2zdviU
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergPeople across the UK again take to their doorsteps to "clap for carers" Including 100-year-old Dabirul Choudhury,… https://t.co/i74bpJbWsM
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergAbout to record tonight’s #CoronavirusNewscast with Professor Sir Ian Boyd, a member of Govts important SAGE committeeFive things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this evening 👇 https://t.co/bNz4RBDmvE
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg4.3 million views just on Twitter..... https://t.co/udTy1N8aDTOne of quickest u turns in a long time, with only a handful of Tory MPs on the record as rebels... wonder if massiv… https://t.co/opEximWQzqHancock won't give an update on social care reform but drops a pretty big hint that he wants to bring more of NHS a… https://t.co/SthA6ycq7JFollow live: Health Secretary Matt Hancock leads the UK's daily coronavirus briefing, amid calls to finalise the te… https://t.co/m4wR2OsJTJ
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberglatest govt briefing on @BBCNews in a few moments - Health Secretary Matt Hancock up today @elliotttimes After Starmer raised it only yesterday @elliotttimes And even beforethat was a very quick U-turn https://t.co/bRdXOXHFFW👇🏼 https://t.co/TKXtVXCgGJAmerica has lost a staggering 38 million jobs since the shutdown - that's more than the population of Canada. The w… https://t.co/dQlDA666hg
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergWe have an actual sage on tonight’s #CoronavirusNewscast! Well a member of SAGE, the government’s scientific adviso… https://t.co/yjT2BfPINB
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergNet migration to UK from countries outside European Union rises to highest level for 45 years, Office for National… https://t.co/5lMkpkQmzc
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg5. PM spox says ‘We welcome the fact that this politically motivated complaint has been thrown out.’ ‘Such vexatiou… https://t.co/cKqdU9ALk04. Report is here https://t.co/ELKWah44CO3. Review says "there was close association btw Mr Johnson and Ms Arcuri + there may have been an intimate relation… https://t.co/bAgHRhvRzl2. No evidence PM asked for favours but "there was evidence to suggest that those officers making decisions about s… https://t.co/bomqwF4UOy1. No criminal investigation into Arcuri-Johnson relationship - but interesting findings in the official report nonetheless ....EXCL: Boris Johnson will *not* face criminal probe into Jennifer Arcuri links, sources say. But IOPC found some ev… https://t.co/bTXkSz99Cs
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMaybe this time? https://t.co/XEDWUWkU5sInteresting - can’t help but think before too long debate about reforming the system will be centre stage (again) https://t.co/siorZe5FO0There are many other stories that also need to be heard, and so we invite you to contribute to our special coverage… https://t.co/1oI6zqH3To
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergCoronavirus has taken tens of thousands of lives across the UK, from nurses to shopkeepers, doctors to bus drivers… https://t.co/LoWU5lGf3u
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergEasyJet says it'll resume some flights on 15 June, with all passengers and cabin crew told to wear face masks amid… https://t.co/8dEGRU50hY
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThanks to @catherine_mayer and @RunningMadProf for talking to us in this very powerful episode of… https://t.co/CiRCUXSvJh
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergSocial care due to be tackled before pandemic hit https://t.co/2jvDxZq79r
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergShortlist of candidates to replace Jennie Formby as Labour's top official being finalised on Thursday https://t.co/l4mxAMLD5x
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergExclusive: BBC News - Zuckerberg: Facebook in 'arms race' against electoral interference https://t.co/2e2yUAT91m Zu… https://t.co/E1vwm09vNQ
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergIs there finally a solution for social care in sight? Maybe... important clues about what ministers were planning j… https://t.co/uv4egYsYts
5/21
2020
Tory rebellion alert. Senior backbench MP William Wragg says he will vote for the Keir Starmer proposal to exempt a… https://t.co/ng7j8Nnwec
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergAt 10 @huwbbc: @SarahCorkerNews+Rolls Royce @faisalislam+outlook @branwenjeffreys+schools @therealSophieH+trace… https://t.co/75nhCPWXQI
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergCoronavirus: Getting England's schools back may be the first big test https://t.co/Scr7d7jCiWinteresting push back from NHS over what's happened btw them and social care, complete with a call from health lead… https://t.co/XTp9UfC5zrCoronavirus: Getting England's schools back may be the first big test https://t.co/Scr7d7jCiWBut no change yet on the visa extension scheme, which doesn’t apply to health support staff & social carers, nor an… https://t.co/OMiNRZi4NV
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergConfirmed by @pritipatel : “We want to ensure families have the support they need and so this will be effective i… https://t.co/MAQtTy6TJD
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergHome Office says offer of indefinite leave to remain, “free of charge” will be extended to “the families and depend… https://t.co/gUfIdFL7C1
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberglatest govt briefing in a sec on @BBCNewsWas Gang of Four founder Andy Gill an early victim of Covid-19? His wife, @catherine_mayer has been speaking to… https://t.co/ri7oQOlT7G
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergWith familiar NI border checks debate back up +running today (how we've missed it).... just after deal was done wit… https://t.co/gqlXjXdis8On 2 April, the guidance on discharging patients to care homes in England was clarified Patients would not need a… https://t.co/gUTZH43ndo
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThe context: in mid-March hospitals were encouraged to free up hospital beds where they could This was because of… https://t.co/uaLuYww7DS
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergAt #PMQs, the leaders clashed over hospital discharges to care homes during the coronavirus pandemic But, what was… https://t.co/pxvia3RUx8
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergPrisons latest: @MoJGovUK says 21 prisoners in England/Wales and 7 prison staff have died after contracting Covid-1… https://t.co/JXqwCtnrE0
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergI don't promise an easy listen, but there is a prize at the end: one of @gangof4official's most beautiful tracks, #TheDyingRays
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergPlease listen to Catherine who told us her and Andy’s story with dignity and courage - I can’t recommend this enoug… https://t.co/wSvx2c7dZl
5/20
2020

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