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Portrait of the week

Portrait of the week: Cameron’s cash, A-grades abound and Tower Bridge won’t budge

14 August 2021

9:00 AM

14 August 2021

9:00 AM


With less frightening domestic data on the coronavirus pandemic to ponder, subjects such as the rivalry between Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, and Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, found time for discussion. The seven-day average of coronavirus cases detected by tests remained below 30,000. In the seven days up to the beginning of the week, 637 people had died with coronavirus, bringing the total of deaths (within 28 days of testing positive) to 130,281.

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