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Boris Johnson refuses to extend England’s free school meal scheme

Boris Johnson has defended his refusal to extend free school meals in England over the half-term break, as he hinted that more money might be made available, declaring no one wanted to see children going hungry this winter. (Subscribe: Local councils, cafes, restaurants and voluntary organisations have rallied round to …

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BREAKING: Warrington to move into Tier 3

Warrington will face the toughest level of coronavirus restrictions from 12:01am on Tuesday, 27th October. Read more here: SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: Follow us on Twitter: and Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de …

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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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Coronavirus: Traders in Wales worried as lockdown begins

Landlord Neil Davies tells Sky News that this 17-day lockdown will cost him £16k but he fears there could still be another one. The new lockdown rules in Wales mean non-essential shops have to close, as well as pubs, bars and restaurants. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: …

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Room for improvement with test and trace, says Patrick Vallance

Sir Patrick Vallance said there was ‘room for improvement’ with test and trace in the UK as only about two-thirds of the close contacts reached are done so within 48 hours of the case entering the system, according to  performance figures released on Thursday.  Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak presented …

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