PM accepts Hancock’s apology for breaking social distancing and ‘considers matter closed’

Labour has accused Boris Johnson of being “spineless” after Downing Street said the prime minister accepts Matt Hancock’s apology for breaking social distancing rules and “considers the matter closed”.

Cummings warned PM government could be ‘negligently killing most vulnerable’ with lack of testing

Dominic Cummings warned the prime minister and other Downing Street officials in May last year that he feared the government could be “negligently killing the most vulnerable” by not having effective testing plans in place.

‘Nothing to see here’: Johnson brushes off flat refurb questions – as poll says Tories’ lead increases

Boris Johnson has claimed there isn’t “anything to see here” as he fights inquiries into who paid for his Downing Street flat renovations, as a new poll showed the Tories’ lead undented despite the growing questions.