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Coronavirus: Former minister on North-South divide

Jake Berry tells Ridge he wants to see a “clear route” out of Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions, noting that much of the North is in the highest alert level. He also calls for a “Northern COVID recovery plan” to help the economy recover from the pandemic. Sky News videos are …

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Protests mount against Tier 3 measures in the North of England

48-hours after Tier 3 restrictions were brought to parts of Norther England, protests have erupted against the measures. Sky News’ Katerina Vitozzi reports from Manchester, where there are fears that the North could be left behind if the government’s plans to ‘level up’ go by the wayside in the pandemic. …

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Covid: Was there a North-South divide in England?

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed many of the fault lines in our society, not least in the disproportionately high number of deaths of people from ethnic minorities. (Subscribe: Now this programme can reveal it may also have laid bare a north-south divide during the first wave of the virus. Figures …

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