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Priti Patel says 50,000 people per day are coming into the UK from abroad – but cannot give an estimate for how many might have coronavirus

Around 50,000 people are coming into the UK per day, Priti Patel has said – but could not give an estimate for how many might have coronavirus. That is up from fewer than 10,000 in April, reflecting the easing of lockdown since then – Mail

MP Julian Lewis is kicked out of Tory party for ‘working with Labour and the opposition’ after he beat Boris Johnson’s pick Chris Grayling to become chairman of Intelligence and Security Committee – but rivals brand it ‘psychopath politics’ – Mail

Facemask confusion deepens with sandwich shop exemption – Times

Northern accents ‘are becoming more similar’ and machines struggle to tell the difference between Yorkshire and Lancashire twangs, study claims – Mail

Labour set to apologise to antisemitism whistleblowers – Guardian

Speed cameras are being used by police and councils in ‘good hunting grounds’ to fine drivers and make money rather then preventing accidents, watchdog report reveals – Mail

COMMENT

Colston’s real replacement must be a rebuke to cancel culture – Madeline Grant, Telegraph

Despair drives the right towards populism – David Aarnonovitch, Times

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