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Shops reopen: ‘People queued for a hour to enter’

Image copyright Neeraj Chadda The dust has settled after the first day of trading for non-essential shops in England since the coronavirus lockdown almost three months ago. Bargain hunters and spendthrifts alike descended on the High Streets, with some retailers seeing long queues and others reporting a quiet start to trading. So what was it like for the people staffing… Read more →

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Coronavirus: All non-essential shops to reopen from 15 June – PM

Image copyright Getty Images All non-essential retailers will be able to reopen in England from 15 June, Boris Johnson has announced, as part of plans to further ease the lockdown. However, the move is “contingent on progress in the fight against coronavirus”, and retailers will have to adhere to new guidelines to protect shoppers and workers, the PM added. Outdoor… Read more →