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The Sunday Times says that fears of a “medical disaster” forced Mr Johnson into the new lockdown. The press conference announcing the 27-day shutdown came as cases in the UK hit one million. Meanwhile, the paper says that leaders in northern England have reacted “furiously” to the extension of the furlough scheme after they were told several days ago that tier three areas would get two thirds of their wages covered – rather than the more generous 80%.