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How lockdown changes on June 1
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How lockdown changes on June 1

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a "cautious" easing of lockdown in England, but what has actually changed? The main change to the rules means small social gatherings are now permitted, but Mr Johnson also confirmed alterations regarding schools and retail businesses at the Downing Street press conference on Thursday. The Prime Minister confirmed that all five tests required for the next phase of restrictions to begin have been met, meaning more pupils can return to school and outdoor retail and car showrooms can open from Monday in England. Mr Johnson outlined that people would be able to see "both parents at once, or both grandparents at once" in what he said would be a "long-awaited and joyful moment" for many. England's primary schools will widen the...