…says former Prime Minister who failed to turn up at five consecutive Cobra coronavirus meetings. Guardian: ’It is sad to be leaving … for now’: Boris Johnson’s resignation statement in fullBoris Johnson says he is amazed the privileges committee was proceeding against him. Meanwhile, in other news… Guardian: Sunak approves Boris Johnson honours list including… Continue reading “I take my responsibilities seriously”
BBC: '100 invited' to Downing Street garden lockdown drinksAs many as 100 people were invited to a “bring-your-own-booze” drinks event in the Downing Street garden during the first lockdown, it is understood. […] But Boris Johnson has declined to say whether he was among those there. (See what I did, there?)
BBC: Covid: Minister rules out vaccine passports in UK Apparently, nobody could agree what colour they should be.
The South Atlantic Anomaly: a growing weak spot in Earth's magnetic field
BBC: Covid-19: Millions more in England joining Tier 4 from ThursdayMillions more people across England will join the toughest tier of Covid restrictions from Thursday.Health Secretary Matt Hancock told MPs the Midlands, North East, parts of the North West and parts of the South West are among those escalated to tier four. I’m not in… Continue reading I always said 2020 would end in tiers
My 32-year streak of Christmas Eve ascents of the mighty Moel Famau in North Wales came to an end today.
With Lockdown 2.0 rapidly approaching, I’ve just been out panic-buying a few staples.
BBC: Ministers ‘reluctant’ to close beaches over crowdsA major incident has been declared in Bournemouth after people flocked to the coast The government is reluctant to close beaches after a major incident was declared in Bournemouth when thousands crowded the coast, Environment Secretary George Eustice has said.
BBC: Coronavirus: Three firms still positive despite the virus crisis