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It is a Tuesday afternoon in October and Andy Burnham has just got off the phone…

UK coronavirus live: businesses await details of Sunak’s furlough U-turn | Politics

“I really do not know how to exhaust my affirmative vocabulary any further,” Boris Johnson told…

UK coronavirus live: businesses await details of Sunak’s furlough U-turn | Politics

“I really do not know how to exhaust my affirmative vocabulary any further,” Boris Johnson told…

UK coronavirus live: Gove says lockdown could be extended; Starmer rejects union calls to close schools | Politics

Following several days of intense discussions with ministers about the introduction of new restrictions in West…

North-south divide could be our undoing, Tory MPs say | Politics

MPs have suggested that a “north-south divide” in the Conservative party could be its “undoing” and…

Nottingham and Warrington to enter tier-3 Covid restrictions | UK news

Nottingham and Warrington will become the latest areas of England to come under the tightest Covid…

We’re endlessly told why populism works. Now see how it might fail | Nick Cohen | Opinion

We have heard lectures on why radical rightwing movements win for what feels like an age.…

Tier 3 lockdowns: how each region’s support package compares | Politics

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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson confirms £60m will go to Greater Manchester boroughs in tier 3 | Politics

8.16am EDT08:16 Downing Street clearly thinks Michel Barnier’s comments to the European parliament this morning (see…

UK coronavirus live: Welsh first minister announces two-week ‘firebreak’ lockdown | Politics

Sadly, the first minster has failed to get public support for this second Wales-wide lockdown, failing…