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Dominic Cummings has torn into his former boss, Boris Johnson, telling a Parliamentary committee that the PM “got some very serious things wrong” in the pandemic. He added that Johnson discussed getting injected with Covid on TV to reassure people. Cummings said Health Secretary Matt Hancock should have been fired for “lying to everybody on multiple occasions”, adding that “senior ministers, senior officials, senior advisers like me fell disastrously short” in the crisis. The weather will improve for the bank holiday weekend. “Britain is set to roast as temperatures soar to 23C,” says The Sun.