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Home Secretary warns beaches could close

After tens of thousands of people flooded Bournemouth Beach over the week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock told TalkRadio that he might be forced to close some beaches, claiming that emergency services in Dorset were "completely overstretched" by the sudden influx of people.

The Home Secretary has warned that beaches could close.
The Home Secretary has warned that beaches could close.

PM to announce opening of air bridges

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce the opening of air bridges – meaning citizens can fly to other countries without being expected to undertake a 14-day quarantine once they arrive – to the majority of European countries today, according to The Telegraph.

Liverpool end 30 year wait for title

After 30 years, Liverpool have been crowned Premier League Champions, after Manchester City were beaten 2-1 at Chelsea last night.

Coronavirus figures in Norfolk and Suffolk

Yesterday's figures produced by Public Health England showed Norfolk's total tally of cases was at 2,243, with Suffolk having a total tally of 1,548 cases.

The UK's daily confirmed cases in the reporting period was 1,118, with the overall count of UK cases currently standing at 307,980 with 149 deaths confirmed for this reporting period.

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