“Apology” in the news

Example collocations

formal apology
issued an apology
letter of apology
official apology
public apology

Publications and example sentences

www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Defending Cummings: questions answered - and skirted over  
And if you have a key adviser flouting those rules and no apology, that is a terrible failure on the part of government.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Boris Johnson says you should be like Dominic Cummings and 'follow your instincts' – so it's your fault if you haven't  
However, you can just apologise to your parents for having not seen them for months and send out cards of apology about the cancelled wedding, the empty funeral  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Tory whips apologise for urging MPs to support Dominic Cummings  
Conservative party whips were forced to offer apologies to at least two ministers who were persuaded to tweet their support of Dominic Cummings on Saturday, an insider told the Guardian amid growing Tory frustration over attempts to save the career of the prime minister’s closest aide.  Copy example sentence
www.independent.co.uk
The Independent
· Sorry is the hardest word for Dominic Cummings and Boris Johnson – and it means the public will lose further trust in politicians  
This makes me really sad, not because I want Cummings to have an easy way out, or for politicians to lean for a zero consequences apology every time they mess up like an errant eight-year-old, but because I want politics to change.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· By backing Cummings, Johnson has laid bare his disdain for the British public  
As so often, a humble apology might have killed the story.  Copy example sentence
www.nbcnews.com
NBCNews.com
· Meet the Press - May 24, 2020  
And before the end of the day he was out with an apology of sorts.  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Why does medicine treat women like men?  
I absolutely agree – and I make no apology for that.  Copy example sentence
www.theage.com.au
The Age
· Australia must "move on" from the dream of fast rail: Grattan Institute  
“We make no apologies for delivering on our election commitments to deliver fast rail to our regional cities – that will not only deliver faster travel times, but boost our economy and support jobs.”  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Luke Chadwick: 'It's worth going through the torment if it helps others'  
The apology is completely accepted but it’s not something I was searching for.”  Copy example sentence
www.theguardian.com
The Guardian
· Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld review – Hill minus Bill  
The first third, cleaving roughly to reality and Bill and Hillary’s early years at Yale Law School and in Arkansas, includes a lot of feverish, Black Lace-type sex scenes featuring much cupping of scrotums and – apologies for the image this will provoke – the phrase “his erection inside me”.  Copy example sentence