2 weeks British leader’s aide denies 400-km trip broke virus rules Inquirer
LONDON --- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top adviser, Dominic Cummings, insisted Saturday that he behaved "reasonably and legally" when he traveled more than 400 kilometers (250 miles) to his parents' house during a nationwide lockdown at a time when he suspected he had the coronavirus. Opposition politicians called for an urgent explanation after The Guardian and Mirror newspapers reported that Cummings, who lives in London, was seen at the property in Durham, northeast England, in late March and early April. A lockdown that began March 23 stipulated that people should remain at their primary residence, leaving only for essential ... more