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UK puts Liverpool under strict COVID-19 lockdown

The UK has put one of its biggest cities, Liverpool, under tight COVID-19 restrictions. Movement will be restricted and pubs will be closed down. A number of other northern cities have escaped such tough measures, but will face a clampdown if infection numbers keep rising. Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports …

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COVID-19 spreads rapidly in northern England

COVID-19 appears to be spreading wildly in northern England. Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle and Manchester have seen steep rises in cases, mainly clustered around universities. Now hospital admissions are starting to rise, too. While the government in London is threatening tighter controls of pubs and restaurants, leaders in those northern cities …

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Jack Charlton: England World Cup winner dies aged 85

Jack Charlton, a World Cup winner with England and a former Republic of Ireland manager, has died aged 85. Charlton, the elder brother of Bobby, played 35 times for England as a central defender, including all six matches at the 1966 World Cup. He spent his whole playing career at …

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