1. Covid: Row over regional rules 'damaging to public health', scientist warns  BBC News
  2. 'It’s all about putting the blame on us': Lancashire's reluctant path to tier 3 deal  The Guardian
  3. U.K. Virus Plan in Trouble as Johnson Faces Northern Revolt  Bloomberg
  4. Boris Johnson threatens to impose highest level Covid restrictions on Manchester - BBC News  BBC News
  5. Q&A: Where can I still travel to under the new coronavirus tier system?  The Guardian
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Divisions between No 10 and local leaders in England are "very dangerous", a Sage scientist says.Divisions between No 10 and local leaders in England are "very dangerous", a Sage scientist says.

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The title refers to George RR Martin's Game of Thrones novels, made globally famous by HBO's eight-season television adaptation which starred Emilia Clarke, Sean Bean and Kit Harrington.The title refers to George RR Martin's Game of Thrones novels, made globally famous by HBO's eight-season television adaptation which starred Emilia Clarke, Sean Bean and Kit Harrington.

Coronavirus UK: Northerners dub Andy Burnham the new 'King in the North' in social media memes | Daily Mail Online

After days of political wrangling only Lancashire had agreed to join Liverpool in Tier 3 restrictions as of Friday nightAfter days of political wrangling only Lancashire had agreed to join Liverpool in Tier 3 restrictions as of Friday night

Three-tier system under strain as Manchester leads the resistance

This dispute been the local Labour authorities and central government confirms that combating the spread of this deadly disease cannot be left in the hands of any faction of the ruling elite, and their political representatives.This dispute been the local Labour authorities and central government confirms that combating the spread of this deadly disease cannot be left in the hands of any faction of the ruling elite, and their political representatives.

UK’s local lockdown system in disarray as COVID-19 cases surge out of control - World Socialist Web Site

(Bloomberg) -- Boris Johnson’s coronavirus strategy descended into disarray three days after it was announced, as local leaders rejected his regional approach and U.K. government scientists pushed for an emergency national lockdown to slow the rate of infections.London will face tighter restrictions(Bloomberg) -- Boris Johnson’s coronavirus strategy descended into disarray three days after it was announced, as local leaders rejected his regional approach and U.K. government scientists pushed for an emergency national lockdown to slow the rate of infections.London will face tighter restrictions

U.K. Virus Plan in Trouble as Johnson Faces Northern Revolt

'We can assure the Prime Minister that we are ready to meet at any time to try to agree a way forward' 'We can assure the Prime Minister that we are ready to meet at any time to try to agree a way forward'

Greater Manchester MPs urge government to restart Tier 3 talks today as Boris Johnson says situation is 'grave' - Manchester Evening News

Another one and a half million people in England will be living under the strictest coronavirus restrictions from tomorrow.Another one and a half million people in England will be living under the strictest coronavirus restrictions from tomorrow.

Johnson ‘will need to intervene’ in Greater Manchester if no Covid agreement – Channel 4 News

Boris Johnson has warned that he 'will intervene' if an agreement is not reached with local leaders to take Manchester into the highest tier of coronavirus restrictions. Heaping pressure on...He warned 'the situation in Greater Manchester is grave and it worsens with each passing day'.

Manchester tier 3 lockdown: Boris says he will intervene if agreement isn't reached | Metro News

Lancashire will enter Tier 3 lockdown after its council leaders reached a £42 million 'tailor-made' deal with Government over financial support for local businesses.Lancashire will enter Tier 3 lockdown after its council leaders reached a £42 million 'tailor-made' deal with Government over financial support for local businesses.

These are the places in Lancashire that must close under Tier 3 lockdown, and those that can stay open | Lancashire Evening Post

The North Tyne Mayor has joined the mayors of Liverpool City and Greater Manchester in calling for more financial support for regional lockdowns The North Tyne Mayor has joined the mayors of Liverpool City and Greater Manchester in calling for more financial support for regional lockdowns

North of Tyne Mayor Jamie Driscoll 'united' with Andy Burham in 'fighting' government on Tier 3 - Chronicle Live

Half of England now in heightened coronavirus restrictionsHalf of England now in heightened coronavirus restrictions

Half of England now in heightened coronavirus restrictions

PM said he "completely understood" position in Manchester but that "situation is grave" and he may need to "intervene." - Anadolu AgencyPM said he "completely understood" position in Manchester but that "situation is grave" and he may need to "intervene." - Anadolu Agency

UK PM: Restrictions could be imposed on Manchester

PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has warned he may intervene and impose tougher coronavirus restrictions on Bolton and Greater Manchester - if a deal… PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has warned he may intervene and impose tougher coronavirus restrictions on Bolton and Greater Manchester - if a deal…

Bolton firms left furious at lack of answers over stricter lockdown | The Bolton News

New coronavirus restrictions have come into force in England with more than half the population facing further curbs on their social lives.

New COVID-19 restrictions affect more than half of England population

A furious political row between local politicians and Westminster has so far prevented Greater Manchester being moved into Tier 3.A furious political row between local politicians and Westminster has so far prevented Greater Manchester being moved into Tier 3.

Burnham trying to hold Government ‘over a barrel’ by resisting Tier 3 – Raab | Guernsey Press

New measures places half of England into the top two tiers of restrictionNew measures places half of England into the top two tiers of restriction

More than 26 million people in England now find themselves in heightened coronavirus restrictions - Hull Live

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Boris Johnson has said he is "concerned" over the rise in coronavirus cases in the Greater Manchester region, amid a bitter stand-off with local leaders over looming restrictions. "I am, I have to say, concerned about what's happening in Manchester where the levels of infection areBoris Johnson has said he is "concerned" over the rise in coronavirus cases in the Greater Manchester region, amid a bitter stand-off with local leaders over looming restrictions. "I am, I have to say, concerned about what's happening in Manchester where the levels of infection are

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urges Manchester politicians to show leadership over rise in cases

Prime Minister Boris Johnson who has previously stated that he will follow the science, has been urged to introduce an immediate circuit ...Prime Minister Boris Johnson who has previously stated that he will follow the science, has been urged to introduce an immediate circuit ...

England could be set for a three-week lockdown as PM to give a statement | London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

The Liverpool City Region is currently the only area of the country in the top tier The Liverpool City Region is currently the only area of the country in the top tier

All the lockdown changes expected to be announced on Friday as areas change tiers - Birmingham Live

We've put together a guide of fun activities for all the family to enjoyWe've put together a guide of fun activities for all the family to enjoy

All the things you can still do this half-term despite Tier 3 Lancashire lockdown - LancsLive

Boris Johnson addressing the nation during Friday afternoon The Prime Minister has addressed the decision to take Lancashire into tier-three coronavirus restrictions. Boris Johnson made the comments during a press conference during Friday (17 October) afternoon. His comments came after Lancashire leaders reached a deal with the government to move the county up in the Local Covid alert levels system, from tier-two to tier-three. Read more: Preston risked 'becoming an island' claims city leader in

What the Prime Minister had to say about Lancashire going into tier-three restrictions | Blog Preston

A press conference will be held in Downing StreetA press conference will be held in Downing Street

Boris Johnson to make lockdown and tier change statement today - Devon Live

Row over highest level of Covid restrictionsRow over highest level of Covid restrictions

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson warns Greater Manchester leaders he could impose Tier 3 measures despite resistance | The Independent

SHIELDING advice is tighter for those who are clinical extremely vulnerable to coronavirus in tier three areas.SHIELDING advice is tighter for those who are clinical extremely vulnerable to coronavirus in tier three areas.

Shielding advice tightens as Lancashire enters tier three lockdown | Lancashire Telegraph

This caller from Manchester told James O'Brien he believes the Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham is refusing the toughest level of Covid restriction for "his own political gain." This caller from Manchester told James O'Brien he believes the Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham is refusing the toughest level of Covid restriction for "his own political gain."

"Andy Burnham is rejecting lockdown for political gain," Manchester caller tells James... - LBC

TIER 2 restrictions mean households are banned from mixing in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus. But can I leave a Tier 2 area?TIER 2 restrictions mean households are banned from mixing in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus. But can I leave a Tier 2 area?

Can I leave a Tier 2 area? | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Boris Johnson has said the Covid situation in Greater Manchester is "grave and worsens each day" and he will intervene if an agreement is not reached.Boris Johnson has said the Covid situation in Greater Manchester is "grave and worsens each day" and he will intervene if an agreement is not reached.

Covid: Boris Johnson says he 'will intervene' if an agreement cannot be reached on Greater Manchester Tier 3 measures | ITV News

The Prime Minister will address calls for a national circuit-breaker lockdown lasting two to three weeks The Prime Minister will address calls for a national circuit-breaker lockdown lasting two to three weeks

Boris Johnson announcement today time: Prime Minister set to announce tier and lockdown changes in national speech - Cambridgeshire Live

Regional revolt is threatening Boris Johnson’s pandemic plans.Regional revolt is threatening Boris Johnson’s pandemic plans.

Explainer: What's going on in Manchester and why are politicians rejecting government-imposed lockdown?

Boris Johnson accused political leaders in Manchester of risking the lives of their citizens yesterday as they continued to refuse to put the region into the most severe tier of lockdown.In an attemptBoris Johnson accused political leaders in Manchester of risking the lives of their citizens yesterday as they continued to refuse to put the region into the most severe tier of lockdown.In an attempt

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NEWS that gyms and leisure centres will be allowed to stay open in Lancashire when it goes into a Tier 3 lockdown has caused fury among politicians… NEWS that gyms and leisure centres will be allowed to stay open in Lancashire when it goes into a Tier 3 lockdown has caused fury among politicians…

Fury as Lancashire heads into Tier 3 but gyms and leisure centres stay open | St Helens Star

The Prime Minister said he is concerned about the rising levels of infection and hospitalisation in Manchester and says "we do need to see action" The Prime Minister said he is concerned about the rising levels of infection and hospitalisation in Manchester and says "we do need to see action"

Boris Johnson refuses to rule out Tier 3 in Manchester as 'it's about saving lives' - Mirror Online

Boris Johnson has pledged to introduce 15-minute swab tests in Tier 3 regions, and has issued a final warning to Greater Manchester to accept tougher restrictions.

A 15-Minute Coronavirus Test Will Be Rolled Out To Care Homes And Schools, Boris Johnson Says

Boris Johnson has issued a warning to local leaders rejecting lockdown measures, while records for daily coronavirus cases are smashed again in Europe. Boris Johnson has warned local English leaders he will intervene if they continue to reject COVID-19 measures

Boris Johnson warns local leaders he will intervene if they continue to reject COVID-19 measures | Euronews

A FURIOUS row has broken out between Boris Johnson’s Government and leaders in Greater Manchester over efforts to impose tighter coronavirus… A FURIOUS row has broken out between Boris Johnson’s Government and leaders in Greater Manchester over efforts to impose tighter coronavirus…

Greater Manchester lockdown tier 'chaos' causes fury | Leigh Journal