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Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs
The announcement came on the day such venues in England were allowed to reopen.
Anti-lockdown protests held in London hours after final Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
Protesters chanted ‘shame on police’ and ‘arrest Boris Johnson’ as they gathered in London today.
Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
Legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home have been scrapped.
Johnson stresses ‘pandemic is not over’ as he confirms 19 July lockdown easing in England
The British Government will continue to encourage the use of face masks and domestic vaccine passports.
England set to lift mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing rules
Boris Johnson said today that Step 4 will proceed, but it is yet to be confirmed whether it will still happen on 19 July.
England may need to delay its roadmap to normality, but only for 'a couple of weeks'
Of 126 people admitted to hospital with the Indian variant, just three had had both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.