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PM urges Britons to ‘summon the discipline’ to avoid second lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Britons to "summon the discipline and the resolve" to avoid a second national lockdown after warning there ...
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PM to address UK tonight about new measures to tackle dramatic surge in COVID cases

Pubs, bars and restaurants throughout England will be forced to close at 10pm from Thursday, Boris Johnson will announce in a new coronavirus ...
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‘This is how fast the virus can spread’: 49,000 cases a day within weeks unless infection rates slow

The UK could soon see 49,000 new cases of coronavirus every day unless action is taken to drive down the current rate of infection, the governmen...
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‘UK faces a tipping point’: Hancock warns of more restrictive measures

The UK faces a "tipping point" where "more restrictive measures" could be brought in to slow the spread of coronavirus, the health secretary has ...
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Party hub Newcastle is already feeling the consequences of curfew and restrictions

Newcastle city centre has a strangely subdued atmosphere for a Friday night.This is a party city with a night-time economy worth an estimated ...
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‘Circuit break’: PM considering national restrictions on social lives to curb infections

Boris Johnson is considering the introduction of new national restrictions - possibly as soon as next week - as the prime minister races to ...
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Lancashire expected to be placed under tighter lockdown measures

Lancashire is to be the latest part of the UK to face strict coronavirus lockdown rules - with drastic new curbs being introduced this weekend, Sky ...
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Government dismisses claims of fresh two-week national lockdown

A government minister has dismissed suggestions the UK could be heading for a two-week national lockdown.Edward Argar, a minister in the Department ...
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Welsh county going into lockdown after ‘outing to the races which stopped off at pubs on the way’

Local lockdown measures are to be imposed in the Welsh county of Rhondda Cynon Taf after a rise in coronavirus cases. The new restrictions will ...
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Peers warned not to block Brexit bill as Merkel ally brands UK a ‘despot’

Peers have been warned by the government not to block its controversial bid to override the Brexit deal, as an ally of Angela Merkel branded the UK ...
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