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Coronavirus lockdown: Let students go home for Christmas, says Labour

The party says it wants a guarantee from ministers as thousands of young people remain in campus lockdowns. go to Article >

UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer at PMQs as more regions of England go into tier 3

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Latest updates: South Yorkshire third region in England to get strictest measures after local leaders agreed a deal with government South Yorkshire agrees to go under tier 3 Covid restrictions Andy Burnham hits out at Tory MPs over negotiations... read more

How Long Coronavirus Tiers 1, 2 and 3 Will Last In England

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possible pic >    England’s tiered lockdown system, designed to simplify the rules and restrictions around coronavirus, appears to be causing even more confusion. Since the tier system came into effect  it has been unclear what areas can do to... read more

UK coronavirus live: senior Tory says Greater Manchester deal 'likely' as PM calls press conference

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PM announcement will come after noon deadline passes without news of a deal; 59,079 deaths involved Covid, ONS figures show ‘Scarred for life’: Sage warns of Covid impact on young Burnham condemns Greater Manchester ultimatum Firm gets £10m to... read more

'Living Here Is Like Hell': How People In Manchester Feel About Reduced Furlough Wages

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In late July, only weeks after the first coronavirus lockdown was lifted, Manchester was thrust straight back into a local lockdown where it has remained for the last three months. As university students returned to cities and punters were... read more

Why England Might Get A Circuit Breaker Anyway, Despite What Boris Says

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Boris Johnson branded the idea of national lockdown “extreme” when he updated the public on coronavirus from the now-famous Downing Street lectern.  That included any suggestion of a two-week “circuit breaker” shutdown over half term, despite... read more

How To Host A 'Big Night In' – With No Zoom Quiz In Sight

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HuffPost may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Prices and availability subject to change. As the days shorten and the nights draw in, it’s all too easy to go into hibernation mode. Add the UK’s very anti-social lockdown... read more

The Tier System Is Doomed To Fail – But There Is A Way Out

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This was the week when things fell apart. Rumblings of discontent about the government’s handling of the pandemic turned into open revolt as the Northern mayors – particularly Andy Burnham of Manchester – stood up and refused to accept proposals... read more

Universities May End Lectures Early To Get Students Home For Christmas, Says Williamson

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Universities may end face-to-face lectures early so students can self-isolate and make it home for Christmas, education secretary Gavin Williamson has said.  Speaking in the Commons, Williamson said in-person lectures would continue where... read more

Minister refuses to guarantee students will be home for Christmas

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Oliver Dowden says everyone must follow rules after Labour urges promise on ‘unfair’ restrictions Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The government has refused to guarantee that university students would be able to... read more

Williamson sets out plan to allow students in England home for Christmas

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As university Covid outbreaks continue, education secretary says some students may have to isolate before travelling Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Some students in England would need to self-isolate and their... read more