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Tiers may return if Indian coronavirus variant takes hold

Ministers are considering contingency plans for local lockdowns or a delay to reopening after June 21 in response to concern about the spread of the Indian variant of coronavirus. Officials have drawn up plans modelled on the Tier 4 restrictions introduced last year. Under the measures, people would be advised to stay at home and non-essential shops and hospitality would be closed if the new strain was not brought under control. Grant allowances for businesses in locked-down areas have been pencilled in, showing how seriously the plans are being taken – Times

Johnson rethinking his plan to end social distancing – Times

EU set to agree this week to allow in British tourists who can prove they’ve had Covid vaccines with UK and US both tipped to join Europe’s ‘green list’ – Mail

20 firms produce 55 per cent of world’s plastic waste, report reveals – Guardian

Masked mob breaks into Muslim’s home for ‘disrespecting Palestine’ – Mail


Bill Gates admits extramarital affair with Microsoft worker – Times

COMMENT

I can’t be alone in feeling confused, fed up and certainly not liberated as lockdown lifts – Suzanne Moore, Telegraph

Variant caution risks becoming an excuse never to return to normality – Sherelle Jacobs, Telegraph

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Edited by Kathy Gyngell

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