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Unlocking announcement: Prime Minister Boris Johnson will update the country about what life will look like on Monday 19 July (image: Andrew Parsons / No 10 Downing Street via Flickr)

PM to announce end of restrictions

By Emily Hawkins

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to set out how he will “restore people’s freedoms” by removing all Covid measures including face-covering and social distancing laws.

Unlocking delay: the fourth and final roadmap step has been delayed, the Prime Minister has announced (image: Simon Dawson / No 10 Downing Street via Flickr)

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Four week unlocking delay 'hard to stomach'

By Emily Hawkins

The lifting of lockdown rules has been delayed for up to four weeks as the Prime Minister urged the public to "wait a little longer" until Monday 19 July.

Hard to believe: 'Looking back, we had no idea of the challenges we would face including three national lockdowns, tiered and regional reopening strategies,' Greene King CEO Nick Mackenzie explained

Coronavirus: a year of closures

In numbers: 12 months since Boris Johnson told pubs to close

By Stuart Stone

With 20 March marking a year-to-the-day since last orders were called in pubs just days before a first national lockdown, The Morning Advertiser looks back on some of the defining data from the past 12 months.

The Morning Advertiser Lock In podcast episode 17

THE LOCK IN PODCAST

A year to forget?

By Ed Bedington

It has been a year to the day when the Prime Minister told customers to avoid going to the pub. The podcast team take a wry look at what has turned out to be an unprecedented year of challenge and struggle, which has brought out the best and the worst...