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Coronavirus: Alcohol-only pubs can reopen in Northern Ireland

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Bars must put safety measures in place About 600 drink-only bars in Northern Ireland can reopen their doors from Wednesday for the first time since March. It had previously been the case that pubs could only sell alcohol if they also served food or if customers were outside. The reopening date for pubs had been… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Campsites in Wales reopen with strict regulations

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Holidaymakers are able to use sites with shared facilities from this weekend Holidaymakers can once again carry on camping in Wales – but it won’t be as you remember it. From Saturday sites with shared facilities are allowed to open, with strict rules and regulations, having missed most of the high season. Businesses said… Read more →

‘It’s devastating news’ – the businesses still unable to reopen

Image copyright Janice Dunphy Image caption Janice Dunphy, owner of the Web Adventure Park indoor play centre As the nation gradually unlocks, nightclubs and soft play centres still don’t know when it will be their turn to reopen. “On Friday there was the devastating news that everybody else apart from ourselves and nightclubs could open,” says Janice Dunphy, owner of… Read more →

‘I’m furious that we can’t reopen’

Image copyright Vanita Parti Image caption Vanita Parti was ready to open her beauty bars last weekend Gyms, nail bars and various other businesses in England were disappointed last month when the government failed to give them the go-ahead to open at the same time as pubs and hairdressers. Now the government has given them new guidance – but it’s… Read more →

Coronavirus lockdown: People rush to town centres as pubs reopen

Image copyright AFP Image caption A waiter serves drinks to diners in the Soho area of London The number of people visiting High Streets surged on “Super Saturday”, as hairdressers, pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants reopened in England after a three-month lockdown. Research firm Springboard said footfall was 19.7% higher than last week, rising sharply after 17:00 BST. Footfall in… Read more →

Coronavirus: Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers reopen in England

Image copyright Getty Images Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas in England are opening their doors for the first time in three months after a major relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Businesses reopening on Saturday must observe strict social distancing rules. As measures eased, Boris Johnson urged people to act responsibly, while the government’s scientific advisers warned the latest step was… Read more →