The Daily Star describes Downing Street adviser Dominic Cummings as a “weirdo blamed for destroying lockdown” after he was asked to leave his post for good.
Government scientists say coronavirus restrictions will need to stay in place in England even after lockdown as the tiered system will not be enough, The Independent writes. You can read more on this here.
Boris Johnson has begun a “purge” of Brexiteers in Downing Street after telling chief adviser Dominic Cummings and communications director Lee Cain to leave, according to The Times.
The Guardian writes that it is the “end of the Cummings era” after the prime minister’s chief adviser was asked to leave, reportedly after accusations he had briefed against Boris Johnson.
“Now Rest in Peace,” writes the Daily Mirror, referring to the 13 women killed by Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe, who has died at the age of 74. You can read more on this here.
The Daily Telegraph writes that Number 10 adviser Dominic Cummings had told allies the prime minister was “indecisive” before he was asked to leave.
Boris Johnson has “cut Cummings loose” after a “day of tantrums”, according to the Financial Times in its report on chief adviser Dominic Cummings’ departure from Downing Street.
The i weekend leads on a “bitter end” to Dominic Cummings’ time in Downing Street, saying Boris Johnson had “lost patience” with his chief adviser. You can read more on this here.