Top UK PM’s Aide Cummings Violated CoVid-19 Rules

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls on Saturday from opposition parties to sack adviser Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400 kilometres (250 miles) from London to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms. The Guardian and Mirror newspapers reported that Cummings, who masterminded the 2016 campaign to leave the European Union during the Brexit referendum, was seen at his parents’ property in Durham, northeast England, at the end of March. A lockdown that began on March 23 stipulated that people should remain at their primary residence, leaving only…

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Former Papua New Guinea PM Arrested For Corruption

Peter O’Neill, the former prime minister of Papua New Guinea, has been arrested over corruption allegations after arriving back in the country, according to police. The arrest on Saturday at Jacksons International Airport in the capital, Port Moresby, was part of an investigation into the alleged unauthorised purchase of two Israeli generators while he was in power, Hodges Ette, Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary assistant commissioner, said in a statement. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/uk-to-resume-quarantine-for-travellers-june-8/ “There is reasonable evidence for misappropriation, abuse of office and official corruption,” Ette said. Police alleged that…

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WW II Veteran To Be Knighted After Raising $40 Million For Charity

Hundred-year-old British World War II veteran Captain Tom Moore is to be knighted after raising nearly $40 million for healthcare charities, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling him a “beacon of light” during the coronavirus pandemic. The knighthood, which brings with it the title of “Sir”, will be formally issued by Queen Elizabeth II. Moore set himself the goal of walking 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday in April. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/former-football-star-to-build-mosque-in-spain/ He was hoping to raise £1,000 ($1,200) for National Health Service charities as a thank…

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