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Covid 19 coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson announces new restrictions

New Zealand Herald Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Covid 19 coronavirus: UK PM Boris Johnson announces new restrictionsUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a host of coronavirus restrictions expected to last for six months in a government backflip to fight a second wave of the virus.Johnson told the House of Commons the country had reached...
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Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has said there should be ‘nothing inevitable’ about a second lockdown. His comments come as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to lay out new restrictions to try and curb the rise in coronavirus cases. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at...

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Boris Johnson's cabinet meet ahead of Commons vote [Video]

Boris Johnson's cabinet meet ahead of Commons vote

Boris Johnson's cabinet have met ahead of the Commons vote on new Covid regulations. MPs will vote on whether to accept the new revised tiering restrictions in England after the country comes out of lockdown on the 2nd December. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson defends Covid-19 tier system [Video]

Boris Johnson defends Covid-19 tier system

Boris Johnson has defended the introduction of the tier system for England,saying it would be wrong to “take our foot off the throat of the beast”. On avisit to pharmaceutical firm Wockhardt at its facility in North Wales, thePrime Minister said England’s lockdown had got the disease under control withthe R number – a measure of how quickly the virus is spreading – below 1.

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PM 'understands frustrations over new Covid tiers' [Video]

PM 'understands frustrations over new Covid tiers'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the country cannot afford to take its "foot of the throat of the beast" and risk a rise in Covid infections and deaths. He added he understood people's frustrations over the new tiered system, particularly the hospitality sector that has endured so much during the pandemic. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM needs to ensure exams are fair for students, Labour says [Video]

PM needs to ensure exams are fair for students, Labour says

Shadow Education Secretary Kate Green says the government needs to ensure exams are fair for all students, suggesting the standardisation of results across the country. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce sweeping reforms for students in England taking A-level and GCSE exams in the summer. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Eustice: Now is not time to abandon Covid measures [Video]

Eustice: Now is not time to abandon Covid measures

Environment Secretary George Eustice insists "now is not the time to abandon" Covid measures, however adds it's understandable to feel anxiety and apprehension over the "draconian" rules. Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a revolt from his own MPs over the introduction of new tiered restrictions across England once the lockdown ends on Wednesday. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM departs Downing St ahead of tiers statement in Commons [Video]

PM departs Downing St ahead of tiers statement in Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has departed Downing Street ahead of a statement in the House of Commons on how England’s regional tiers will be set out. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Fairhurst: Pay freeze is 'insulting to frontline workers' [Video]

Fairhurst: Pay freeze is 'insulting to frontline workers'

Mark Fairhurst, National Chair of the Prison Officer's Association, has dubbed the Chancellor's public sector pay freeze as "unfair" and "insulting to frontline workers". His comments come as Rishi Sunak delivered his spending review in the House of Commons on Wednesday. The Chancellor announced that over one million NHS workers will receive a pay rise, however, increases in the rest of the sector have been "paused". Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street ahead of Spending Review [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street ahead of Spending Review

Rishi Sunak has departed Downing Street to head to the House of Commons where he will unveil his 2020 Spending Review. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson's feed cuts out during coronavirus debate [Video]

Boris Johnson's feed cuts out during coronavirus debate

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's feed goes mute when answering a question fromMark Harper on coronavirus in the House of Commons. Matt Hancock finishes thequestion after a short delay.

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Corbyn refused Labour whip after reinstatement to party [Video]

Corbyn refused Labour whip after reinstatement to party

Jeremy Corbyn has been reinstated as a member of the Labour Party but the former leader will not be allowed to represent the party as an MP in the House of Commons. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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