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News : BBC
South Yorkshire to move into tier 3 The toughest Covid rules will start from Saturday, the mayor for the Sheffield City Region says.
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'Heartbreak' over tier 3
LiveLiveSouth Yorkshire to have tier three virus rules 7 minutes ago 7 minutes ago Sheffield mayor: 'Inaction was not an option'
Live South Yorkshire to have tier three virus rules 7 minutes ago
UK 'didn't have exact measures' in place for Covid Lord Sedwill, former civil service head, talks to the BBC about coronavirus, Dominic Cummings and Donald Trump.
Gyms can reopen across Liverpool region They were ordered to close when the area was placed into tier 3 of the coronavirus restrictions.
Long Covid: Who is more likely to get it? A study suggests old age increases the risk, as does asthma, excess weight, and being female.
Coronavirus: Morning update Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.
UK prices rise faster after Eat Out scheme ends The inflation rate increased to 0.5% in September after the discount meals scheme ended, figures show.
Royal Mail launches 72p parcel pick-up service The firm claims it is "one of the biggest changes to the delivery since the launch of the post box".
Brazil to use Chinese vaccine against Covid-19 Officials say an immunisation programme using CoronaVac could begin as soon as January 2021.
Video 2 minutes 53 seconds'Cost of removing cladding is ripping our lives apart' Owners of flats with flammable cladding are angry they may have to pay towards the cost of replacing it.
Macron-Putin talks after French teacher's killing France's leader calls his Russian counterpart after the beheading of a teacher by a Russian-born man.
Protesters 'shot dead' in Nigeria's biggest city Witnesses say several people died when soldiers opened fire in Lagos but the army calls it "fake news".
Trump maintains bank account in China - NY Times The US president, who sparked a trade war with Beijing, is critical of US firms doing business in China.
South Yorkshire to move into tier 3 The toughest Covid rules will start from Saturday, the mayor for the Sheffield City Region says.
What tier is my area in?

News : USA Today
Same-sex marriage plaintiff, defendant join forces against Barrett nomination. Here's why.
McConnell urges White House against stimulus deal as Pelosi and Mnuchin continue talks
Mics will be cut for portions of debate after commission adopts new rules
Trump, Fauci and 'The Godfather'; Disneyland won't reopen soon – virus updatesHealth
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Tiffany Trump's speech at 'Trump Pride' event draws irePolitics

Sport
: Telegraph

Earning their stripesMarcus Rashford stuns PSG as Manchester United grab dramatic late winner Rashford fires United to another memorable victory in Paris as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men start their Champions League campaign with a bang
AnalysisAxel Tuanzebe gives sparkling performance in Paris to provide Man United with a welcome tonic at the back Tuanzebe, 22, was playing his first competitive match for 10 months, but put in a strong performance against PSG's formidable attack
Fury at fresh £4bn breakaway plotMan Utd and Liverpool targeted again over proposed new European Super League At least 18 European teams would be involved in the new incarnation, which would become an NBA-style set-up, with no promotion or relegation
FootballPetr Cech a shock inclusion in Chelsea's 25-man Premier League squad
FootballGini Wijnaldum fury at 'stupid' Jordan Pickford tackle on Virgil van Dijk
TennisDan Evans announces split from coach after ultimatum sees Mark Hilton choose LTA over British No 1
Rugby UnionOwen Farrell 'working on tackle technique', reveals Eddie Jones, as he names fresh faces in England squad
Match reportImproved defensive display earns Chelsea rare clean sheet in draw with Sevilla 
ReactionFrank Lampard delights in 'base to build from' as defensive solidity helps Chelsea claim goalless draw against Sevilla



 

News : London Evening Standard
'Nonsensical': Renewed pressure on PM to end 10pm curfew in London
Burnham DIDN’T find out about Tier 3 funds live on TV - Jenrick
Touchdown! Nasa spacecraft makes historic landing on asteroid
South Yorkshire to enter Tier 3 from Saturday
Tier 3 for South Yorkshire as Londoners 'punished' with TfL hikes-LIVE
UK hit with gale force winds and heavy rain as Storm Barbara swoops in
Royal Mail to collect parcels from doorstep for 72p per package
Mayor condemns price hike 'triple whammy' as part of TfL funding
Trump v Biden: George Osborne gives his verdict on the US election
Landlords fined after 35 people found squeezed into three small flats
This is London in 2020: We feed 200 people a day. Last year it was 100
South Yorkshire poised for Tier 3 lockdown as PM set to make statement
Nigeria sees further unrest as soldiers 'shoot dead protestors'
Man arrested after four police officers injured in south London crash
Harry and Meghan warn of 'global crisis' of misinformation online
Teenager fighting for life after knife attack in north east London

News : Sky

South Yorkshire gets tougher restrictions as 1.4 million people head for Tier 3
Greater Manchester leaders told 'door is open' for further talks on Tier 3 support
How people in Greater Manchester’s COVID hotspot reacted to Tier 3 measures
The heat maps that show why Greater Manchester has moved to Tier 3 - but why there's no sign of national 'firebreak'
Attempted murder arrest after police officer left with potentially life-changing injuries
Coronavirus: One village, two tiers and lots of confusion
Sobriety tags that monitor offenders' alcohol levels every 30 minutes rolled out in Wales
PM confirms Tier 3 for Greater Manchester
'Why does this govt hate Greater Manchester?'
Neville: European Premier League talks 'obscene'
Circuit breaker lockdown: What is the science behind it and has it worked elsewhere?
Brexit: What is an Australia-style trade deal and what could it mean for the UK?
Andy Burnham is the 'King of the North' - taking the PM's crown away
Why doesn't the UK test passengers arriving at airports for COVID-19?
UK posts highest daily COVID deaths since June and more than 21,000 new cases
Gyms allowed to reopen in Liverpool, while South Yorkshire agrees £41m deal for Tier 3 rules

News
: Telegraph

Northern cities told they could be next after Manchester put into Tier 3 Boris Johnson refuses to rule out regional lockdowns, saying UK is on 'narrow path' in fight against Covid
ReconstructionHow the Greater Manchester lockdown talks collapsed over just £5m
SketchAn enraged Andy Burnham, a rueful Boris Johnson... and a day of total Covid chaos
Why the figures don't support Manchester being in Tier 3
The tyranny of data has put us at the mercy of a new Covid priesthood Politicians have shown themselves incapable of interrogating statistics or those who wield them
'No sign of second wave'ONS data shows normal level of deaths for time of year
'Brexit is like moving house' Gove tells business in 'disastrous' conference call
BBC chairmanThe over-50s think we are biased towards the Left
Google faces break-up over US government claims that it violates monopoly law
RevealedUK's secret deal to take back Osama bin Laden's spokesman
The Great British Bake OffMatt Lucas is outshining Noel Fielding on Bake Off

News : Guardian
Coronavirus Chaos and fury as Boris Johnson forces curbs on Greater Manchester
Labour Failure to act on Covid 'circuit breaker' will cost billions
Andy Burnham Mayor condemns ministers as restrictions imposed
Tier three What are Manchester's true Covid patient figures?
Labour Failure to act on Covid 'circuit breaker' will cost billions
Andy Burnham Mayor condemns ministers as restrictions imposed
Tier three What are Manchester's true Covid patient figures?
Chaos and fury as Boris Johnson forces curbs on Greater Manchester
Race Teaching white privilege as uncontested fact is illegal, minister says
Teaching white privilege as uncontested fact is illegal, minister says
Live US politics: Coronavirus economic relief talks resume as McConnell reportedly offers resistance

News : Huffington Post
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BORIS THE BULLY? PM’S DAY OF PUNISHMENT
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Greater Manchester Forced Into Tier 3 Lockdown
PM Is ‘Punishing Greater Manchester With £22m Deal’
UK Records More Than 200 Daily Deaths For First Time Since June
National Circuit Breaker Would Be Wrong ‘Right Now’ - Top Scientist

Internet : Wired News
It's Time to Talk About Covid-19 and Surfaces Again
The Anticlimax of the Google Antitrust Suit
Deals. Profits. Lock-in. Behind the DOJ case against Google
Companies Are Rushing to Use AI—but Few See a Payoff
How Online Extremists Could Interfere With the Election
Is 5G Available for You? Here's How to Find Out
GearDon't Toss That Old Phone! Here's How to Repurpose Your TechAuthor: David NieldDavid Nield
GearDo Everything Faster With These Keyboard TricksAuthor: Whitson GordonWhitson Gordon
GearThe Best Wirefree Earbuds for Every MoodAuthor: Parker Hall, Jeffrey Van CampParker Hall and Jeffrey Van Camp
SecurityUS Indicts Sandworm, Russia's Most Destructive Cyberwar UnitAuthor: Andy GreenbergAndy Greenberg
BusinessThe Hair-Raising, Record-Setting Race to 331 MPHAuthor: Eric AdamsEric Adams
ScienceComputer Scientists Break the 'Traveling Salesperson' RecordAuthor: Erica KlarreichErica Klarreich
ScienceIt’s Happening! NASA Is About to Touch an AsteroidAuthor: Daniel OberhausDaniel Oberhaus
busted?The Anticlimax of the Google Antitrust SuitAuthor: Steven LevySteven Levy
AntitrustDeals. Profits. Lock-in. Behind the DOJ case against GoogleAuthor: Gilad EdelmanGilad Edelman
save gamesHow Video Games Are Saving Those Who ServedAuthor: Alex MillerAlex Miller

Misc. : Vice
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Europeans Living in UK Could Soon Fall Foul of the 'Hostile Environment'
Venues Owned By Billion-Pound Property Company Receive Over £350,000 in Arts Bailout
Sell Ecstasy, Cocaine and Speed in Pharmacies, Government Urged
Early Christians Might Have Been High on Hallucinogenic Communion Wine
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Rare, Colourful Portraits of Ordinary North Koreans

News Mail
Now London mayor Sadiq Khan joins demands for the 10pm pub curfew to be AXED to help businesses - just weeks after backing the earlier closing time 
Janet Street-Porter says Tier 2 rules discriminate against single people and admits she's 'totally confused and fed up' with the restrictions 
Schoolboy, 10, dies and second is fighting for life after BMW hits two youngsters on same bicycle - as man, 30, is arrested
Covid-19 will probably NEVER go away even with a vaccine - which might not be available until after spring 2021, warns Sir Patrick Vallance in another gloomy prediction about pandemic 
Nicola Sturgeon's two week 'circuit breaker' is set to get LONGER: Scotland's nationwide ban on mixing households will stay indefinitely and Holyrood could attempt to ban travelling to England
Now London mayor Sadiq Khan joins demands for the 10pm pub curfew to be AXED to help businesses - just weeks after pushing for the earlier closing time 
Janet Street-Porter says Tier 2 rules discriminate against single people and admits she's 'totally confused and fed up' with the restrictions 
Pictured: 'Cheeky chappy' schoolboy, 10, who died after BMW hit two children on same bicycle - as second youngster fights for life and man, 30, is arrested 
Covid-19 will probably NEVER go away even with a vaccine - which might not be available until after spring 2021, warns Sir Patrick Vallance in another gloomy prediction about pandemic 
Nicola Sturgeon's two week 'circuit breaker' is set to get LONGER: Scotland's nationwide ban on mixing households will stay indefinitely and Holyrood could attempt to ban travelling to England
Clarifications and corrections

Computing : IT Week / VNU
Warning over Fullz House Magecart threat group using phishing and web skimming to compromise web payments
Google sued over alleged anti-competitive practices in online advertising
Xerox threatens (again) to take its HP Inc buyout offer direct to shareholders
HPE advises users to patch SSDs to prevent crashes after precisely 32,768 hours of operation
Google's Threat Analysis Group sent 12,000 warnings about state-backed attacks in just three months
Much of what's being sold as 'AI' today is snake oil, says Princeton professor
Organisations are struggling to make 'data-guided decisions', according to Computing Delta research
Machine learning meets diversity at Booking.com, an interview with chairwoman Gillian Tans
Google in deal to transfer full medical records from US healthcare company, claims whistleblower
How Ted Baker's digital transformation helped drive sales
Registrations are open for DevOps Live 2020


Politics
: BBC

Video 1 minute 41 secondsTier 3 rules to be imposed on Greater Manchester Boris Johnson says he "regrets" a deal over financial support could not be reached with local leaders.
'Heartbreak' over tier 3 status
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'Heartbreak' over tier 3 status
What Covid tier is my area in?
How many cases in my area?
Greater Manchester deal falls over a £5m gap
Government defeat in Lords on Brexit food safety Lords vote to require post-Brexit trade deals to meet UK safety rules, in ongoing tussle with Commons.
Who is Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham? The ex-New Labour minister has found political influence outside Westminster.
Brexit standoff continues after negotiators' call Both sides are calling on one another to compromise over a deal, as a December deadline looms.
MPs call for wider gender pay gap reporting Labour's Stella Creasy wants smaller firms to publish data and for ethnicity pay gaps to be reported.
Have EU-UK trade talks reached a dead end? Europe editor Katya Adler looks at whether the negotiations are over after months of shadow-boxing.
Greater Manchester deal falls over a £5m gap
Government defeat in Lords on Brexit food safety Lords vote to require post-Brexit trade deals to meet UK safety rules, in ongoing tussle with Commons.
Who is Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham? The ex-New Labour minister has found political influence outside Westminster.
Brexit standoff continues after negotiators' call
MPs call for wider gender pay gap reporting
Have EU-UK trade talks reached a dead end?
Curfew 'should be scrapped in London', says Mayor 9
New year firebreak lockdown 'cannot be ruled out' 4

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News : Independent
Johnson imposes Tier 3 lockdown on Manchester asBurnham says PM ‘playing poker’ with people’s lives
UK coronavirus deaths reach 241 in 24 hours, highest since early June
End 10pm curfew for London pubs and restaurants, says mayor
Coronavirus hospitalisations spike as second wave threatens NHS
Poll shows Biden leading Trump, but warning signs for former VP
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UK refusing to restart Brexit talks despite ticking no-deal clock
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Trump campaign struggling after ‘stupidly burning through $1bn’
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