Pub landlords have hit out at the “unnecessary” new coronavirus restrictions imposed on them, with one saying he will no longer be able to hire three apprentices as a result.
A man who sought a fresh start after losing his wife to cancer has won a £1 million house after donating £10 in a charity draw.
The Health Secretary said the Government’s wrangle with Greater Manchester over coronavirus restrictions was a factor in changing its approach on how to apply the forthcoming tiers-based system.
A teenager has died after a car being pursued by police crashed into a wall in Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, on Tuesday evening.
Police chiefs have warned people who ignore coronavirus restrictions to be prepared to “face the consequences of greater levels of enforcement” as England heads into its second national lockdown this week.
Residents in Greater Manchester believe the Government is treating the south of England better than the North in its response to coronavirus, a poll has found.
Supermarkets including Tesco have failed to make stores “Covid-safe” by not enforcing the use of masks, Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has said.
More than 50 Tory backbench MPs have written to the Prime Minister calling for a “clear road map” out of lockdown restrictions in northern England.
Tens of thousands more deaths could come in the second wave of coronavirus, a Government adviser warned as South Yorkshire became the latest region to face a Tier 3 lockdown.
South Yorkshire will be the latest region placed into Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson came under renewed pressure to increase financial help for areas under the toughest curbs.
Boris Johnson is set to announce south Yorkshire will move into the highest level of coronavirus restriction, with ministers saying the Government and local leaders are on the “cusp” of an agreement.
Greater Manchester is set to join Lancashire and the Liverpool City Region in the Tier 3 coronavirus category, with millions more people to be subject to the toughest restrictions.
Greater Manchester will be subjected to Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions from Friday following more than a week of negotiations with central Government.
Funding to help businesses facing Tier 3 restrictions in Greater Manchester remains uncertain, despite multi-million pound support packages having been agreed for Merseyside and Lancashire.
Boris Johnson has imposed tough coronavirus restrictions on Greater Manchester after talks aimed at reaching an agreement ended in acrimony.
Boris Johnson will impose tough coronavirus restrictions on Greater Manchester after talks aimed at reaching an agreement broke down.
The Government has said tougher coronavirus restrictions are needed in Greater Manchester because the region’s intensive care capacity could be overwhelmed by Covid-19 within weeks.
Greater Manchester will be placed under stricter coronavirus controls after talks between the Government and civic leaders concluded without an agreement.
The Government has given local leaders in Greater Manchester until midday on Tuesday to agree stringent new coronavirus controls.
Greater Manchester’s intensive care capacity could be overwhelmed within weeks, Downing Street has said, as Wales prepares to introduce a nationwide “firebreak” lockdown.
Greater Manchester’s intensive care capacity could be overwhelmed by Covid-19 within weeks, Downing Street has insisted, as it increased pressure on the region to accept Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions.
The row over Greater Manchester’s coronavirus status will end within days – either with a deal which could see tens of millions of extra funding for the region or with the imposition of harsh restrictions from Westminster.
Greater Manchester may be offered millions in extra funding to accept the strictest coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson seeks to prevent a lockdown revolt and mayor Andy Burnham presses for a Commons vote to break the “impasse”.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has called on Westminster’s political leaders to help in “breaking the impasse” over the coronavirus restrictions by holding a Commons vote to secure greater support for the hardest-hit areas.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and the Government have continued to clash over lockdown restrictions for the region, but talks between him and Downing Street are set to resume.
Mayor Andy Burnham has blamed Chancellor Rishi Sunak for being “the problem” in the row over a lockdown for Greater Manchester, as confusion was cast over talks with Downing Street.
The outsourced test and trace system has failed to reach nearly a quarter of a million close contacts of people who have tested positive for coronavirus, according to a new analysis.
Confusion has been cast over lockdown talks between Downing Street and Greater Manchester after mayor Andy Burnham denied No 10’s suggestion talks had been arranged to attempt to end the row.
Downing Street is being urged to restart talks with Greater Manchester’s political leaders over the highest levels of coronavirus restrictions, amid warnings of rising deaths.
More than half of England is living with heightened coronavirus restrictions after the severest measures came into force in Lancashire and Londoners were banned from meeting indoors.