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LIVE: Boris Johnson gives Downing Street press conference after new tier announcement

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is speaking following this morning's tier announcement. Under measures announced by Matt Hancock this morning London will enter Tier 2 along with Liverpool while Manchester, Birmingham, Hull, Newcastle and swathes of the North are set to face the toughest coronavirus restrictions. Only three areas - Cornwall, the Isle of Wight and Isles of Scilly placed into the lowest Tier 1 category. Read more about the new tier system: Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► Get the latest headlines: and are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.
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