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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The coronavirus R value in London could be as high as 1.1, latest figures show as the capital prepares to further ease lockdown measures on ‘Super Saturday’. In London, the R rate was between 0.8 and 1.1, up from … Read more

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The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The Prime Minister has warned the nation not to “blow it” when pubs, hospitality and leisure services reopen at the weekend as lockdown eases. Boris Johnson said he hoped people would be able to enjoy themselves in a “safe … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially close Sussex Royal charity

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially SHUT DOWN their Sussex Royal charity as they shift focus to eco-tourism scheme ‘Travalyst’ Meghan and Harry said to have filed paperwork to dissolve the royal foundation  The couple are shifting their focus to Prince’s eco-tourism scheme ‘Travalyst’  ‘Travalyst’ hopes to help the tourism industry survive the coronavirus crisis … Read more

Service station on M1 is split in HALF by Leicester lockdown boundary

Welcome Break service station on M1 is split in HALF by Leicester lockdown boundary amid confusion over which parts of the site drivers can use Leicester County Council leader Nick Rushton received 100 emails in one night Welcome Break say both sides are open because they provide ‘essential service’ The confusion over the Forest East … Read more

Boris Johnson begs the public to behave when pubs open TOMORROW

‘We’re not out of the woods yet’: Boris Johnson begs the public to behave when pubs open TOMORROW warning local lockdowns WILL be imposed if coronavirus surges – amid fears R rate is creeping up Boris Johnson has appealed for the public to show restraint as lockdown eases on ‘Super Saturday’ tomorrow  The PM warned … Read more

Couples postpone nearly 75,000 weddings in just three months

Aisle be back! Nearly 75,000 couples postpone their weddings in just three months due to coronavirus lockdown Weddings will be allowed to take place again from tomorrow on ‘Super Saturday’  But only 30 people can go to ceremonies and must maintain social distancing 73,400 marriages postponed plus 300 same-sex civil partnerships up to today Couple … Read more

Britain records 137 more coronavirus deaths

Covid-19 R rate ‘has risen to one or ABOVE in swathes of England’, government’s own SAGE advisers warn – just hours before Boris Johnson is due to end lockdown and release Britons back to the pub and on overseas breaks as officials announce 137 more deaths Number 10’s scientific advisers today revealed the R rate … Read more

Police conduct spot checks at Leicester station after second lockdown

Police carry out spot checks on ‘Leicester lepers’ arriving at city’s railway station as locked-down residents in Covid-hit city are banned from holiday parks, campsites and hotels By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline Published: 11:34 EDT, 3 July 2020 | Updated: 13:01 EDT, 3 July 2020 British transport police are carrying out checks at Leicester train … Read more