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Fears over Christmas bubbles amid rising coronavirus infections as London moves to Tier 3

December 15, 2020

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said higher infections in the South East may be in part due to a newly identified variant of coronavirus which is growing faster than the existing one. Covid-19 tiers map: London moved to toughest restrictions The discovery sparked fresh concerns over plans to allow up to three households to mix indoors […]

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Christmas shoppers told not to travel to tier 3 London to buy presents

December 14, 2020

People should not travel to London for Christmas shopping, Matt Hancock warned as he plunged London into tier three restrictions.  After a spike in the capital’s coronavirus cases, the government brought their review forward and announced new rules for the city today instead of Wednesday. Although tier three restrictions still allow non-essential shops to stay […]

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Man filmed having sex with club girl at train station wants to be porn star

December 14, 2020

A man caught on film having sex at a train station says he wants to cash in on the porn industry after the clip went viral. Dominic Richardson says the footage – which has been viewed by his mum – has been hosted for three years on various sites but he has not received a […]

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Victoria station evacuated ‘due to train fire at platform’

December 14, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video London’s Victoria train station was temporarily evacuated today due to a fire on a train at the platform. Footage from the scene showed crowds of people being ushered out of the station, while a tannoy repeated: ‘All […]

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Christmas drinks cancelled as pubs forced to close in London and South East

December 14, 2020

Hundreds of Christmas drinks and dinners will be cancelled this week as London and the South East is plunged into tier three. Greater London, Basildon, Brentwood, Harlow, Epping Forest, Castle Point, Rochford, Maldon, Braintree and Chelmsford, Thurrock, Southend-On-Sea, Broxbourne, Hertsmere, Watford and the Three Rivers will be put into England’s top tier of restrictions from […]

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London to go into highest level tier 3 restrictions from Wednesday, Matt Hancock announces

December 14, 2020

Greater London and parts of Essex and Hertfordshire are to go into the toughest tier 3 of coronavirus restrictions from a minute past midnight on Wednesday, health secretary Matt Hancock has told the House of Commons. The formal announcement of the widely-expected move was made as Mr Hancock revealed that scientists have discovered a new […]

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What you can’t do in tier three that you could do in tier two

December 14, 2020

Londoners and people from other tier two areas set to be plunged under tier three are wondering what will change when they are placed under the harshest restrictions.  There are a number of differences between the ‘high’ and ‘very high’ rules, but perhaps the most prominent is that pubs and restaurants in the capital will […]

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Tributes to teen, 15, stabbed to death in East London as man, 25, arrested

December 12, 2020

A teenager who was stabbed to death in East London on Friday night has been named locally as ‘nice young man’ Kayjon Lublin. The 15-year-old died at the scene of the attack in Newham just before 7pm last night.    A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in custody, the Met […]

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What does tier 3 lockdown mean – what are the rules?

December 12, 2020

There is a growing fear among Londoners that the capital may be moved to tier three as coronavirus cases have risen in 28 of the city’s 32 boroughs. If London moves to tier three then it will join the likes of Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Bristol. Tier three is the highest alert level in England, […]

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Victims told to strip for £5,000 in hoax ‘nude game show’ challenge

December 12, 2020

Victims have been tricked into taking their clothes on camera in exchange for cash prizes on a hoax ‘nude game show’. Two men have reported being invited to a hotel to take part in naked ‘challenges’ in return for the chance to win £5,000. Now Scotland Yard detectives believe there may be more victims in […]

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