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Back in business: Pubs, hairdressers and shops reopen as lockdown eases

Back in business: Pubs, hairdressers and shops reopen as lockdown eases

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Businesses have wasted little time in welcoming back customers after lockdown measures eased across the UK at midnight.Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the nation to "behave responsibly" as non-essential shops, hairdressers, salons, pubs, restaurants and gyms reopened in England. In Wales, people can now also visit non-essential shops and travel across the border to other areas of the UK from today.Meanwhile, people in Northern Ireland are now allowed to meet 10 others outside as the "stay at home" order has been scrapped.Live COVID updates from across the UK and around the world ...
Coronavirus: Pubs and hairdressers reopen as England’s lockdown eases

Coronavirus: Pubs and hairdressers reopen as England’s lockdown eases

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Rollercoaster rides, early morning pints and long barber shop queues - this is how England is emerging after three months of coronavirus lockdown.Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, cinemas and theme parks have reopened with strict social distancing rules.But ministers have urged caution and England's chief medical officer said the latest step was not "risk-free".Chancellor Rishi Sunak welcomed the reopening of businesses, saying it was "good news" people are working again.On a visit to The Bell and Crown in Chiswick, west London, Mr Sunak said the almost half a million people who worked in Britain's pubs and bars were "helping us all to enjoy summer safely".Overnight stays are also allowed for the fir...