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UK Home Secretary Priti Patel apologises over bullying revelations

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UK Home Secretary Priti Patel apologises over bullying revelationsLondon: A top cabinet ally of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in charge of executing major planks of his post-Brexit agenda, apologised on Friday after an official inquiry into bullying allegations. “I am sorry that my behaviour in the past has upset people. It has never been my intention to cause upset to anyone,” Home Secretary Priti Patel said in a statement. “I care deeply about delivering on the commitments we have made to the people of this...
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