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Welsh Government To Review Lockdown Shopping Ban On Non-Essential Items For 'Clarity'

The Welsh government is set to review its ban on supermarkets selling “non-essential” items during the country’s 17-day firebreak lockdown for “clarity”.  The restriction – which was introduced in a bid to be ‘fair’ to small businesses forced to close – has seen supermarket aisles cordoned off and plastic sheets placed over ‘banned’... go to Article >

Australia's extreme lockdown brought coronavirus cases in its epicenter to zero. It may also have prevented a third wave.

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Summary List Placement At the peak of its coronavirus outbreak in late July, Australia recorded more than 700 daily cases.  The outbreak was concentrated in the southern state of Victoria, which has tallied roughly three-quarters of... read more

Wales Has Scrapped All End Of Year School Exams In 2021

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End of year exams in Wales will be scrapped in 2021 and replaced with coursework and assessments, Welsh education minister Kirsty Williams has announced. The move, which affects GCSE, AS-level and A-level exams, is the latest ongoing disruption... read more

People In Wales Say Shopping Ban On Non-Essential Items Feels Like A 'Punishment'

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People in Wales say a rule banning supermarkets from selling non-essential goods during the country’s 17-day “firebreak” lockdown is confusing – and could damage people’s mental health.  On Thursday, the nation’s first minister Mark Drakeford... read more

Ministers to review ‘clarity’ of ban on supermarkets selling non-essentials

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The Welsh Government will review the “understanding, clarity and policy” of a ban on supermarkets selling non-essential items during Wales’ firebreak lockdown, Health Minister Vaughan Gething has said. read more

Thousands Sign Petition Against Non-Essential Items Ban In Welsh Supermarkets

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Thousands of people have signed a petition calling on the Welsh government to reverse a ban on supermarkets selling non-essential items during the firebreak lockdown in Wales. First minister Mark Drakeford said the restriction was a “matter of... read more

What Do The New Covid Rules Mean For People Who Are Shielding?

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The prime minister has revealed a raft of new measures designed to curb the rate of Covid-19 infection in the UK. People have been told to work from home if they can; pubs, bars and restaurants in England and Scotland are subject to a 10pm... read more

UK coronavirus live: Sturgeon warns going 'soft' a mistake as she says Scotland won't ignore scientific advice

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Latest updates: minister says Covid restrictions require ‘difficult judgment’ of protecting lives while prioritising education and jobs Ministers ignored Sage advice to impose lockdown Tempers flare over new rules Redundancies rise at record... read more

Coronavirus Has Renewed Our Addiction To Plastic

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We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism. As the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic has risen above 350,000, it has been tempting to look... read more