Inside Politics – Coronavirus special: Boris Johnson faces questions on Europe’s highest death toll

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Adam Forrest@adamtomforrest
Wednesday 06 May 2020 07:56
UK coronavirus death toll rises to 29,427 after 693 more die

All dressed up and nowhere to go. This year’s exclusive Met Gala fashion ball may have been cancelled, but Julia Roberts and other invited celebs decided to glam up at home anyway. Nicola Sturgeon has given us reason to consider getting out of the pyjamas – suggesting officials could let us form “bubbles” to meet up with an exclusive group of friends and relatives. Boris Johnson, meanwhile, will get suited and booted for the Commons, where he faces questions on the UK recording Europe’s highest death toll. I’m Adam Forrest, and welcome to The Independent’s daily Inside Politics briefing during the coronavirus crisis.

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