People queued up outside retailers across England on Monday to release their pent-up shopping fever and some grabbed a midnight pint or even an early haircut as England’s shops, pubs, gyms and hairdressers reopened after three months of lockdown.
After imposing the most onerous restrictions in Britain’s peacetime history, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the reopening was a “major step” towards freedom but urged people to behave responsibly as the coronavirus was still a threat. As the sun rose, dozens of people queued up outside Primark in English cities.
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As the sun rose, dozens of people queued up outside Primark and JDSports outlets across England, while others lined up after midnight to raise a pint as pubs opened after a 3-mth #lockdown https://t.co/skKuAgp0QB (who are these people?) #COVIDー19
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