Hostilities between Boris Johnson and Andy Burnham over coronavirus curbs on the northern city occupy the front pages

  • Coronavirus – latest updates
  • See all our coronavirus coverage

England’s widening north-south political divide dominates the papers after Boris Johnson’s government imposed tier 3 restrictions on Manchester despite fierce resistance from the city’s mayor, Andy Burnham.

The Guardian reports that Burnham accused the prime minister of playing a “game of poker with people’s lives” after the imposition of the highest level of restrictions on the city and surrounding area.

Continue reading…

Full Article

'Tier and loathing': what the papers say about tough restrictions on Manchester
Tagged on: