Details of UK’s three week lockdown here

The British Prime Minister's announced a three week lockdown as part of tough new measures to slow the spread of Covid-19.

All shops selling non-essential goods are to close while people are only allowed go outside for a small number of reasons, like shopping for necessities and one form of exercise a day.

Police have been given the powers to issue fines to anyone not following the rules, and break up gatherings.

In the north, a third person has died after testing positive - bringing the UK-wide figure to 336..

All shops selling non-essential goods are to close while people are only allowed go outside for a small number of reasons, like shopping for necessities and one form of exercise a day.

Police have been given the powers to issue fines to anyone not following the rules, and break up gatherings.

In the north, a third person has died after testing positive - bringing the UK-wide figure to 336.

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