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Dominic Cummings claims: Rees-Mogg defends Hancock as 'successful genius'

But Labour's leader says the health secretary is "hopeless" - and the prime minister is just as bad.
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Hancock on Cummings' claims about PM 'hopeless' description

As the health secretary heads to Parliament, he is asked about a phrase the PM is alleged to have used about him last year.
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Covid-19: 'Hopeless' Hancock claims, and the wedding day dilemma

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday evening.
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PM calls Hancock hopeless in message revealed by Cummings

Boris Johnson's former top aide launches a fresh tirade against Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
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UK Covid live: Johnson faces Starmer for PMQs as Cummings makes new claims that Hancock was ‘hopeless’

Prime minister’s former adviser posts screengrab purporting to be from Johnson lambasting health department over testingCummings texts show Johnson calling Matt Hancock ‘totally hopeless’All care home staff in England should have Covid vaccine, says ministerCovid jabs to become mandatory for care home staff in EnglandGlobal coronavirus updates – live 12.23pm BST Ian Blackford, the SNP leader at Westminster, also starts by paying tribute to Jo Cox. And he condemns the treatment of the BBC jou...
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Boris Johnson called his Health Secretary Matt Hancock 'f*****g hopeless' leaked WhatsApp messages show

Getty Boris Johnson called his Health Secretary Matt Hancock 'totally f*****g hopeless.' Johnson's former chief of staff Dominic Cummings published the messages on his new Substack. Cummings has revealed a series of claims against his former boss in recent weeks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Boris Johnson called his Health Secretary Matt Hancock "totally f*****g useless," according to bombshell messages published by the prime minister's estranged former...
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Boris Johnson called Health Secretary Matt Hancock 'f---ing hopeless,' leaked WhatsApp messages show

Getty UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called Health Secretary Matt Hancock "totally f---ing hopeless." Johnson's former chief of staff Dominic Cummings published the messages on his new Substack. Cummings has revealed a series of claims against his former boss in recent weeks. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called Health Secretary Matt Hancock "totally f---ing hopeless" at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, according to bombshe...
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Boris Johnson called his Health Secretary Matt Hancock 'f---ing hopeless' leaked WhatsApp messages show

Getty Boris Johnson called his Health Secretary Matt Hancock 'totally f---ing hopeless.' Johnson's former chief of staff Dominic Cummings published the messages on his new Substack. Cummings has revealed a series of claims against his former boss in recent weeks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Boris Johnson called his Health Secretary Matt Hancock "totally f---ing hopeless," according to bombshell messages published by the prime minister's estranged forme...
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Power demand is expected to surpass the peak energy demand from Texas' February freeze

Ricki Mills looks out from her home as she waits for a fire hydrant to be turned to get water, in Dallas. The single mother had her apartment flooded in February by a pipe that burst during the record winter cold and was waiting for repairs to restore water to the apartment complex. Less than six months later, the state faces threat of another blackout. LM Otero Texas' electric grid managers are warning residents to conserve energy to prevent blackouts. ERCOT said that several generato...
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Drakeford: Honiad brechu Hancock yn 'ffeithiol anghywir'

Roedd Gweinidog Iechyd Lloegr wedi dweud bod llwyddiant rhaglen frechu Cymru yn ddibynnol ar Loegr.
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Covid: Hancock's vaccine buffer claims 'simply untrue' says first minister

The first minister rejects a claim the Welsh vaccine strategy relied on an English buffer.
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Covid live: WHO warns of risk of autumn resurgence in Europe; India reports 6,148 deaths after toll revised up

WHO regional director warns governments to exercise ‘caution and common sense’ as Delta variant cases rises; Indian state of Bihar revises total Covid deaths up by 4,000India posts global record deaths after state revises dataG7 leaders will call for fresh WHO inquiry into Covid originsAstraZeneca vaccine linked to slightly higher risk of blood disorderThe interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelledSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.18pm BST The UK government said seven more peopl...
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Covid live: India reports 6,148 deaths after toll revised up; call for ‘complete access’ for pandemic origins analysts

Indian state of Bihar revises total Covid deaths up by 4,000; Ursula von der Leyen says investigators need full access to find source of pandemicIndia posts global record deaths after state revises dataG7 leaders will call for fresh WHO inquiry into Covid originsAstraZeneca vaccine linked to slightly higher risk of blood disorderThe interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelledSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.34am BST It is a regular refrain on this blog that Russia’s Covid number...
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Covid-19: Moves to reopen UK-US travel and Hancock to address MPs on pandemic handling

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning.
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Coronavirus live news: US to donate 500m vaccine doses; UK health secretary faces aged care questions

Biden administration to donate 50m Pfizer doses to nearly 100 countries; Matt Hancock faces questions over Cummings claims; South Korea considers vaccinating workers at major companiesG7 leaders will call for fresh WHO inquiry into Covid origins, leaked communique suggestsThe interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelledLeading biologist dampens his ‘smoking gun’ Covid lab leak theorySee all our coronavirus coverage 6.22am BST South Korea is considering plans to vaccinate workers at...
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UK Covid live: surge testing extended in Greater Manchester and Lancashire as areas added to ‘minimal travel’ list

Latest updates: Hancock tells Commons surge testing is being extended in response to rising cases; people urged to avoid travel in and out of both areasGreater Manchester and Lancashire to receive emergency Covid support Tensions rise over EU trade row with UK over sausage salesStop Brexit ‘blame game’, Northern Ireland business leaders tell UK and EUMassive internet outage hits websites including Amazon and GuardianCoronavirus global updates – live 12.56pm BST At the Downing Street lobby br...
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Hancock says UK is the 'vaccine priority' – video

Vaccinating children in the UK  against Covid-19 will take priority over donating doses to other countries around the world, Britain's health secretary, Matt Hancock, said on Friday 4 June.Hancock was speaking after health ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) rich countries met at the University of Oxford, where AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine was invented, and which comes before a leaders' meeting next weekCoronavirus: latest updates Continue reading...
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UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock gags users of his mobile phone app amid storm over his role in Covid pandemic

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock Getty An update to UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock's mobile phone app has removed direct access to its online 'Have Your Say' forum. Hancock boasted upon launching the app that it would provide followers with "a chance for you to tell me what you think." The forum had been targeted by trolls and pranksters. The update emerged as Hancock became the centre of a media storm over his role in handling the Covid pandemic in the UK. Boris Johnson'...
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Newspaper headlines: Doubt over lockdown easing as Hancock faces pressure

Friday's papers focus on warnings from the prime minister as fears grow over the Indian variant.
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Newspaper headlines: Doubt over lockdown easing as Hancock faces pressure

Friday's papers focus on warnings from the prime minister as fears grow over the Indian variant.
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Hancock faces calls to explain Covid test failings at care homes

Health secretary claims it ‘wasn’t possible’ to test all patients sent to care homes at outset of pandemicDominic Cummings’ key accusations against Matt HancockSee all our coronavirus coverageMatt Hancock is under mounting pressure to explain why the government failed to protect care home residents at the outset of the Covid pandemic, as he sought to salvage his reputation after Dominic Cummings accused him of lying.The health secretary claimed for the first time it “wasn’t possible” to test all...
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Three-quarters of new UK Covid cases could be India variant, says Hancock

Reported cases of variant reach almost 7,000, as it becomes dominant in BritainCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUp to three-quarters of new UK Covid cases are now thought to be caused by the variant first detected in India, the health secretary has said.The variant of concern, known as B.1.617.2, has been linked to a rise in cases in hotspots around the country. Data released on Thursday by Public Health England (PHE) shows 6,959 cases have been confirmed so far in the...
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Matt Hancock says not all patients sent to care homes were tested for Covid

Health secretary admits it ‘wasn’t possible’, as he defends himself against Dominic Cummings’ claims Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMatt Hancock has admitted it “wasn’t possible” to test for Covid all hospital patients discharged into English care homes, as he tried to salvage his reputation after a series of bombshell allegations made against him by Dominic Cummings.The health secretary said “we worked as hard as we could to protect people who live in care homes” bu...
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UK Covid live: Indian variant now dominant and could account for up to 75% of new cases, says Hancock

Health secretary says more than half of new cases are Indian variant; Hancock dodges question about whether he told No 10 patients would be tested before being discharged from hospitalThree-quarters of new Covid cases could be India variant, says HancockJohnson and Hancock dismiss Cummings’ claims of chaos and liesMinisters urged to release data on Covid variants in English schoolsTimeline: Cummings’ view of early days of pandemicGlobal Covid updates - live 5.34pm BST Q: Is it the case that ...
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UK Covid live news: Starmer says public inquiry needs to be fast-forwarded to examine Cummings’ claims

Latest updates: Labour leader says public Covid inquiry should be brought forward; PM rejects claim tens of thousands died needlesslyJohnson and Hancock dismiss Cummings’ claims of chaos and liesTory MPs turn on Dominic Cummings over Covid testimonyDominic Cummings lambasts Johnson in damning accountTimeline: Cummings’ view of early days of pandemicGlobal Covid updates - live 3.23pm BST New absence figures published by the Department for Education reveal that 60% of pupils in England were ke...
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Covid: Johnson and Hancock reject Cummings' criticism

The ex-chief adviser accused the government of causing tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths.
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'No relation to reality': Johnson dismisses Cummings allegations – video

Boris Johnson has rejected claims by his former chief aide Dominic Cummings that tens of thousands of people died of Covid-19 unnecessarily because of government mistakes. 'Some of the commentary I've heard doesn't bear any relation to reality,' the prime minister said on a visit to a Colchester hospital. 'We followed to the best we could the data and the guidance we had'UK Covid live newsI was straight with people, says Hancock after Cummings claimsCummings lambasts Johnson in damning account o...
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Family-run Somerset Rebels speedway team to retire

The Hancock family has sold the club and retired after the team faced racing cancellations in 2020.
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UK Covid live news: Johnson rejects Cummings’ claim tens of thousands died needlessly

Latest updates: PM says he faced ‘incredibly difficult series of decisions, none of which we’ve taken lightly’Matt Hancock says he was ‘straight with people’, after Cummings claims Minister rejects Cummings’ claims of ‘needless’ Covid deathsDominic Cummings lambasts Johnson in damning accountTimeline: Cummings’ view of early days of pandemicGlobal Covid updates - live 1.29pm BST In his evidence yesterday Dominic Cummings accused Carrie Symonds, the prime minister’s fiancee, of trying to fill...
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UK Covid live news: Matt Hancock denies Dominic Cummings’ claims he lied repeatedly

Latest updates: health secretary says ‘unsubstantiated allegations around honesty are not true’ after PM’s former aide testifies about pandemic Matt Hancock says he was ‘straight with people’, after Cummings claims Minister rejects Cummings’ claims of ‘needless’ Covid deathsDominic Cummings lambasts Johnson in damning accountTimeline: Cummings’ view of early days of pandemicGlobal Covid updates - live 11.26am BST Labour’s Barbara Keeley asks if Hancock knew people were being discharged into ...
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