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Boris Johnson Faces Pressure over Reopening Country and Lockdown-Flouting Adviser

HeadlineMay 26, 2020

In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing resistance from some parents and teachers as he moves to reopen schools in a week. He also announced nonessential retail could resume business next month. Meanwhile, his top adviser, Dominic Cummings, has come under intense fire after he broke Britain’s lockdown to visit his parents — while Cummings and his wife had active cases of COVID-19.

Russia recorded its highest daily death toll Sunday with over 150 fatalities but says the number of new cases appears to be declining.

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