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No legal compulsion to wear face masks once England’s coronavirus restrictions are lifted
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No legal compulsion to wear face masks once England’s coronavirus restrictions are lifted

George Eustice said the government wants all of the legal requirements to do things to be taken away completely at step four of its roadmap for lifting COVID-19 measures, which is currently scheduled for 19 July. There will be no legal compulsion to wear face masks once England's coronavirus restrictions are lifted, the environment secretary has told Sky News, as he said he will ditch his face covering when the rule is scrapped. Whether there will still be some people who might choose to wear masks or whether it may be advisory in some settings, that's a separate matter," he said. But the objective of that final stage is to remove the legal requirement to do these things. Asked if he would continue to wear a face covering beyond that point, the minister replied: I wouldn't, no. I h...
UK now in Covid third wave as 80% of towns and cities see cases rise
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UK now in Covid third wave as 80% of towns and cities see cases rise

The UK is definitely experiencing a third wave of Covid infections with more than 80 per cent of towns and cities in England recording a weekly rise in cases. In the past week the number of people testing positive has risen by a third, with 61,181 new infections confirmed after the Delta variant forced Boris Johnson to postpone Freedom Day until at least next month. The number of infections passed 10,000 per day for the first time since February this week - sparking a race between the spread of the virus and the vaccine programme. Speaking this morning, Professor Adam Finn, who advises the Government on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), said a third wave of coronavirus infections is definitely under way. Latest data shows that 258 of England's 315 local autho...
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released new wedding details
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released new wedding details

    Prince Harry and Meghan Marke's upcoming spring wedding has delighted royal fans around the world, and now newly released details on their big day have been revealed in a statement via Kensington Palace. Harry and Meghan have confirmed that their wedding service will begin at 12:00 at St George's Chapel, with The Rt Revd, David Conner, conducting the service. The Most Revd. and Rt Hon. Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, will officiate as the couple make their marriage vows. Following their vows at 13:00, royal onlookers will get the chance to catch a glimpse of the newlyweds as they undertake a carriage procession along a route from St George's Chapel, leaving Windsor Castle via Castle Hill and processing along the High Street and through Windsor Town, returni...