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Coronavirus: Burnham condemns late-night ultimatum to Greater Manchester

Andy Burnham has accused the government of provocation after a minister issued a late-night ultimatum via the media, threatening to put Greater Manchester under the tightest restrictions if a deal is not reached by noon on Tuesday.He said he would have to “advise the prime minister that despite our best endeavours we’ve been unable to reach agreement”.Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Burnham said: “A late-night ultimatum briefed to the media was a slightly provocative move, but I’m not coming on to rise to that.And it’s really important to stress that this unites everybody in Greater Manchester.I appreciate the knock-on effect that has because you couldn’t just introduce that for Greater Manchester, but I do think that’s an area that has unity between Conservatives and Labour.

Covid vaccine will not be available in UK before spring, says Sir Patrick Vallance – video

It is unlikely a coronavirus vaccine will be in widespread use in Britain before next spring, the government's chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance said on Monday.The Sunday Times had reported that Britain's health service was preparing for a roll-out of jabs soon after Christmas, because late-stage trials of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine were going well, citing a briefing by the deputy chief medical officer to lawmakers.But Vallance said it was important not to get hopes up too early on the delivery of vaccines during a difficult winter, noting that vaccines usually took a decade to produce.

The Mandalorian Season 2 trailer teases action-packed footage

AdvertisementFans tuning in to Monday Night Football on ESPN were given an extra treat during the halftime show, with the new trailer for Season 2 of The Mandalorian.With just 11 days left until Season 2 of the beloved Star Wars TV series debuts on Disney Plus on October 11, the trailer (via Star Wars YouTube).Another shot shows Mando reuniting with Greef Carga (Carl Weathers) and Cara Dune (Gina Carano) as Mando gives them an update.The Mandalorian Season 2 kicks off Friday, October 30 on the Disney Plus streaming service.TIE Fighters:The trailer winds down with a number of shots including Mando, Greef and Cara all in the ship, with a number of TIE Fighters giving chase

Kim Kardashian swoons over custom 'Kimopoly' board game complete with a Momager tax

Kim Kardashian swooned as she was gifted a custom 'Kimopoly' board game, featuring a 'Momager Tax', a cell phone piece, and even Kim cash.The birthday celebrations started early for Kim Kardashian, who was gifted her own Kimopoly game by friend Simon Huck on Monday'Oh my God, Simon just got me the coolest gift ever!Kim is celebrating her 40th birthday on screen, as E!Just a hint of the fun is captured in the clip, who showed Kim doing high kicks in a line with her stunning sisters.Kim's 40th birthday festivities will air all Wednesday on E!, with the special episode screening at 10pm.

Kobe Bryant jersey displayed at Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

The museum's interim director Spencer Crew said of the display: 'Kobe’s contributions on and off the court are remarkable.As a founding donor, he understood the significance of this museum to the nation and the world.'Bryant played twenty seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers - winning five NBA championships, two NBA Finals MVP awards, and one league MVP award.'In the very critical stages of building our museum, Kobe and Vanessa Bryant became founding donors, giving us the boost that we needed to keep moving forward.'The father and daughter were depicted in a mural in LABryant, daughter Gianna 'GiGi' Bryant, 13, and seven others perished in the helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on January 26.

Dancing With The Stars: Vernon Davis gets eliminated after cha-cha dance with Peta Murgatroyd

Vernon Davis was voted off Dancing With The Stars on Monday as the field of remaining dancers narrowed down to 10.The 36-year-old former pro football player and his partner Peta Murgatroyd, 34, had earlier performed a cha-cha to Kool & The Gang's Celebration, which Vernon dedicated to his late grandfather.'My darling, I'm a Belieber, too,' Bruno told her, calling her dance 'first-class.'Nev Schulman, 35, and Jenna Johnson, 26, rocked a fast-paced jazz routine to Marky Mark's 1991 hit Good Vibrations, earning them 26 points.'I'm sure that Renée and Jeff Stause are watching over you and very proud of you,' Carrie Ann told Chrishell, who nabbed 24 points.

Hailey Bieber strikes pose in backless black leather dress after partying with Justin in New York

Hailey Bieber has been enjoying the autumn weather on the east coast after jetting off to New York City with husband Justin.Hailey wore the look with Justin, 26, to the Saturday Night Live afterparty, after he performed with pal Chance the Rapper on the show.She also took to her Instagram Story, sharing some snapshots from the weekend, including one of her dining at a sushi restaurant, sporting a square-cut denim blouse.She also cut a casual look, sharing a close-up photo in a black hoodie, layered with a matching black blazer.'Justin wants to start a family when the time is right, and Hailey feels the same way...

Katherine Schwarzenegger shows off post-baby body in leggings and hoodie on walk in Santa Monica

She gave birth to her first child, a daughter, in August.And Katherine Schwarzenegger was spotted out on her regular walk near her LA home on Monday as she works to shed the pregnancy pounds.The daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and wife of actor Chris Pratt strode out in Santa Monica wearing a black top and leggings with a white hoodie.Not too long after the birth, the actor had to return to filming his next movie Jurassic World: Dominion.He has a son Jack, eight, whom he shares with his first wife, actress Anna Faris.

Sarah Jessica Parker shares Hocus Pocus reunion pics with Kathy Najimy and Bette Midler

Sarah Jessica Parker on Monday posted three images from her recent Hocus Pocus reunion with Bette Midler and Kathy Najimy for a charity fundraiser for the New York Restoration Project.Parker, who played Sarah Sanderson in the 1993 Disney movie, added: 'We laughed, made mischief and even sang a little song that might be familiar.'She added: 'In Search of the Sanderson Sisters' is the best thing to happen to #Halloween since Hocus Pocus + Reeses Pieces.'In Search of the Sanderson Sisters: A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover will be a one-hour virtual broadcast hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.Hocus Pocus was released in1993 and the comedy followed the Sanderson sisters who come back from the dead to terrorize Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween.

Kylie Jenner reveals she's 'in the middle of dyeing' her hair again

Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner revealed on Monday night that she's about to unveil yet another dramatic hair makeover at any moment.The 23-year-old faux billionaire - who boasts 291M social media followers - said via Instastory: 'I am in the middle of dyeing my hair, so I have a mask in it right now.'These days, Kylie's locks are regularly transformed by colorist Cassondra Kaeding, hairstylist Jesus Guerrero, and 'Russian virgin hair' extension artist Violet Teriti.Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner revealed on Monday night that she's about to unveil yet another dramatic hair makeover at any momentJenner rarely shows her fans her authentic brunette tresses, which barely ever grow past her shoulders.The Kylie Cosmetics CEO announced last Tuesday that she's already preparing Halloween costumes for herself and her two-year-old daughter Stormi Webster with ex-boyfriend Travis Scott.