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Future “flare-ups” of coronavirus infections could lead to localised lockdown measures, the health secretary has said. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-local-lockdowns-for-future-covid-19-flare-ups-reveals-health-secretary-matt-hancock-11995159

A British baby has become the first in the world to be given a cannabis-derived medicine to prevent seizures in infants with a condition that can lead to brain damage. https://news.sky.com/story/british-baby-is-worlds-first-to-get-cannabis-derived-medicine-to-prevent-seizures-11995356

Hundreds of Britons have flocked to beaches and parks to bask in the warm bank holiday weather, prompting authorities to urge people to “use common sense”. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-police-called-to-large-group-gathering-as-britons-flock-to-beaches-during-hot-bank-holiday-11994363

High street shops have been given the green light to start reopening from next week by Boris Johnson, as he tries to ease lockdown restrictions amid a huge public row over his top adviser. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-all-non-essential-retail-shops-can-reopen-in-england-from-15-june-pm-says-11994586 Images: Alex Donohue and Rugby Central.

Dominic Cummings is facing fresh questions about his explanation in response to allegations that he broke lockdown rules while suffering from coronavirus. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-pm-banks-on-easing-lockdown-to-deflect-from-cummings-controversy-11994654

An NHS doctor working in a COVID-19 intensive care unit has said he will resign by the end of the week if Dominic Cummings has not done so by then – and said other NHS staff will most likely follow. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-nhs-doctor-threatens-to-resign-if-dominic-cummings-does-not-11994170

Sir David Attenborough has said the coronavirus pandemic has pushed the climate change problem into “the distant future” – but hopes people will now see our survival depends on co-operation. https://news.sky.com/story/sir-david-attenborough-pandemic-could-make-nations-realise-climate-issue-depends-on-co-operation-11994176

The prime minister has admitted it will be “tough” to reopen schools at the start of next month but has pledged to work with English councils to ease the process. https://news.sky.com/story/boris-johnson-says-schools-in-england-set-to-reopen-on-1-june-as-planned-11994031

Scientists who have been advising the government during the coronavirus crisis have accused the prime minister of “trashing” the advice they have given to help curb the outbreak. https://news.sky.com/story/scientific-experts-advising-government-criticise-boris-johnson-after-he-backed-dominic-cummings-11994132

With temperatures set to reach highs of 26C (79F) over the bank holiday weekend, councils with responsibility for beaches and beauty spots are warning people to keep away. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-people-urged-to-stay-away-from-uk-beaches-over-bank-holiday-weekend-11993111




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