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For the first time in eight weeks, people in England have been able to enjoy a little extra freedom after lockdown measures were eased – but they were told to stay away from some beauty spots. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-millions-planning-weekend-trips-after-easing-of-lockdown-rules-in-england-but-many-beauty-spots-fear-crowds-11989185

MPs say HS2 bosses have been “blindsided by contact with reality” with the project “badly off course”. https://news.sky.com/story/mps-say-hs2-bosses-have-been-blindsided-and-knew-of-problems-two-years-ago-11989676

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has sought to reassure parents and teachers worried about government plans to get some children back to school on 1 June. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-williamson-promises-return-to-school-will-have-childrens-safety-at-the-very-heart-11989576

The government is to invest up to £93m in the UK’s new vaccine manufacturing centre to ensure it opens next summer. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-government-to-invest-93m-to-bring-forward-opening-date-of-vaccine-manufacturing-centre-11989605

The brother of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was one of several protesters arrested during a protest against the coronavirus lockdown. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-arrests-in-hyde-park-as-lockdown-protesters-denounce-fake-virus-11989409

The coronavirus lockdown is a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to break the chain of sexually transmitted diseases in the UK, an expert has told Sky News. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-lockdown-once-in-a-lifetime-opportunity-to-break-chain-of-stis-in-britain-11987729

Buses were packed and members of the public enjoyed play golf and tennis as lockdown measures were relaxed on Wednesday. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-packed-buses-and-plenty-of-golf-this-is-what-englands-eased-lockdown-looked-like-11987836

An environment charity is joining forces with a major mobile network to try to supply old or unused mobile phones to people who are digitally unconnected during lockdown. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-old-smartphones-used-to-connect-those-digitally-isolated-by-lockdown-11987921

A new coronavirus antibody test has been found to be 100% accurate, public health leaders have confirmed. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-new-100-accurate-covid-19-antibody-test-approved-for-use-in-uk-11987924

MPs have been told they should be working in Westminster at the start of June to “set an example” to the rest of the country as lockdown is eased further. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-mps-to-be-ordered-back-to-parliament-to-set-an-example-as-lockdown-gradually-lifted-11987350




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