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Covid 19 coronavirus: British PM Boris Johnson may be forced into lockdown again

New Zealand Herald Saturday, 19 September 2020
Covid 19 coronavirus: British PM Boris Johnson may be forced into lockdown againWhen Boris Johnson appeared before the House of Commons Liaison Committee at 3.30pm on Wednesday (UK time), he made his distaste for a second national lockdown abundantly clear.Such a measure would be economically "disastrous" and...
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