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Labour demand Tory MPs back 'fair Tier 3 deal' and defy Boris Johnson in vital vote

Labour are calling on Tory MPs to defy Boris Johnson and back a "fair deal" for communities facing Tier 3 restrictions.

Keir Stamer has tabled the crunch vote on Wednesday to try and force the Government to reconsider the amount of support on offer to areas suffering serious coronavirus outbreaks.

It comes after Boris Johnson broke off talks with leaders in Greater Manchester and plunged the region into lockdown.

Greater Manchester will move to the highest tier of coronavirus restrictions

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Mayor Andy Burnham has written to the Prime Minister to reiterate local leaders' 'willingness' to finding an agreement about tighter lockdown rules.Mr Burnham also expresses disappointment at what he calls the government’s ‘selective use of statistics’.In a joint statement with leader of Manchester City Council Sir Richard Leese, the region's mayor said Greater Manchester’s ICU occupancy rate is 'not abnormal for this time of year'.They claim it is 'comparable to the occupancy rate in October
Borat, used the opportunity Kimmel had imagined for an interview to instead embark on a series of safety measures.Borat quizzed Kimmel by asking the talk show host “as a member of Hollywood elite, have you drunk any unpasteurised children’s blood?”, to which Kimmel said he had not.The journalist then requested a sample of Kimmel’s “liquid release” while pointing an ominous-looking thermometer towards him, saying he had already collected samples from fellow talk show hosts Conan O’Brien and Jimmy

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