Deputy saturday editor, the Guardian. Relaxed about your misuse of the word 'literally'. email@example.com
The denial of half the story from Cummings that *does* feature, by the way, is something he is ‘understood’ to have told No 10. Not on the record denial, not endorsed by an official, just passed on. It is so insane that people have to parse this nonsense when they read a story.
So much chaff from Shapps. It’s easy to sound aggrieved if you deny things that weren’t claimed.
Just to be clear, *even if* the daytrip to Barnard Castle was outside of the 14 day period, it is still an absolutely clear breach of the government's guidelines, and it hasn't been denied at any point.
Exclusive with the Mirror: police spoke to Dominic Cummings after he broke lockdown rules by visiting parents' house.
Full quote: "Londoners will see increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days. There's no reason to be alarmed"
Favourite story of the day: Clement Attlee took in kindertransport child but never publicised it, the boy reveals for the first time (he's now 90)