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Daily Round-Up: Junk food restrictions come into force today




Not so fast A number of restrictions on fast food will come into force today as part of the Government's bid to tackle obesity in England. Buy-one-get-one-free deals on unhealthy food and displays of sweets at store checkouts will now be banned, along with other measures in order to reduce the obesity epidemic which officials claim is exacerbating the coronavirus crisis.

More taxes to help care Matt Hancock, health secretary, is championing increased taxes or a compulsory insurance scheme for over-40s in an effort to help support the adult care system, according to reports from The Guardian.

Spain hit back Spain has insisted outbreaks of Covid-19 cases are under control, following the UK's decision to order people returning from the Mediterranean nation to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

Restrictions on fast food will come into force today as part of the Government's bid to tackle obesity in England.
Restrictions on fast food will come into force today as part of the Government's bid to tackle obesity in England.

Norfolk and Suffolk coronavirus figures Since Friday, the figure in Suffolk has risen by 12 to 2,659, whilst in Norfolk the it has risen by 11 to 2,889.

Nationally, the total number of cases stands at 299,426, with 747 cases in the last 24 hours, whilst the death total stands at 45,752, with 14 deaths in the last 24 hours.

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