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Subscribe and to OFFICIAL BBC YouTube Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer Subscribe and @BBC News Stream BBC News live on BBC iPlayer Coronavirus / Covid-19 Follow BBC News live updates here Top stories this morning 0:00 Hospitals in England could become โ€œoverwhelmedโ€ with Covid cases if MPs do not back new restrictions, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has said. Many Tory MPs oppose the tougher tier system, which begins on 2 December. But writing in the Times, Mr Gove said MPs โ€“ who will vote on the measures next week โ€“ need to โ€œtake responsibility for difficult decisionsโ€. Labour is yet to decide whether it will support the new restrictions. It has warned, however, that areas in tier three will be stretched to โ€œbreaking pointโ€ without further financial support from the Treasury. Get the full story Itโ€™s Saturday 28 November 2020. Get the latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBCโ€™s Breakfast team live on iPlayer daily from 6am. BBC Breakfast | BBC News | BBC #BBC #BBCiPlayer #BBCNews #BBCNewsLive #BBCCoronavirus #Coronavirus #Covid-19 #CoronavirusOutbreak #Corona #CoronavirusUK All our TV channels and S4C are available to watch live through BBC iPlayer, although some programmes may not be available to stream online due to rights. If you would like to read more on what types of programmes are available to watch live, check the โ€˜Are all programmes that are broadcast available on BBC iPlayer?โ€™ FAQ

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