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Cocaine sales ‘to hit record numbers this week’ as punters return to pubs

Cocaine sales are to hit record levels this week as punters return to pubs, it has been claimed. Dealers have been asking customers to book in advance and refusing to make small delivery orders, the Metro reports. David, a salesman from Birmingham, told of his dealer’s demands when he asked if he would be around […]

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Pub opening times for April 12 including Wetherspoons from 9am

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Britain's leading pub chains have revealed when they'll start pulling pints before boozers reopen next Monday. Around 15,000 pubs will open their doors across England for the first time in months from April 12. Only outdoor service […]

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Britain’s dogs pile on the pounds in lockdown, gaining 3.3kg each over last year

Calling all dog lovers! Sign up to TeamDogs for your weekly dose of dog news, pictures and stories. Britain's dogs have put on an average of 3.3kg each – almost half a stone – since the pandemic began, a study has found. With an estimated 10.1 million dog owners in the UK, this adds up […]

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Full list of businesses to reopen next week in confirmed lockdown roadmap

Boris Johnson has revealed the full list of businesses set to reopen as lockdown restrictions are eased next Monday. Brits will be able to enjoy the first pint outdoors in months as large swathes of non-essential retail are allowed to reopen from April 12. Mr Johnson told how he looks forward to lifting a pint […]

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Pub bosses call for street space to be turned into beer gardens to save boozers

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Many venues in the UK have a terrace, car park, garden or other areas for customers when they're allowed to reopen next month – but thousands don't. Only four in 10 licensed venues have available spaces to […]

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MPs vote to extend emergency lockdown laws for another six months

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The Government will keep additional coronavirus powers for another six months – even after lockdown has ended. The Coronavirus Act, initially introduced at the start of the pandemic, gives ministers the power to shut down schools and […]

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Fake Covid-19 tests and even coronavirus ‘vaccines’ being sold on the Dark Web

Faked Covid-19 test results, as well as falsified vaccine passports and even products that are claimed to be the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines have been spotted for sale on the Dark Web. The websites – impossible to access from most popular web browsers – have long been known to host marketplaces for illegal drugs, pornography […]

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Fears lockdown will be longer as under 50s may wait another month for Covid jabs

Brits under 50 may have to wait another month before they're offered their coronavirus vaccine, as delays in key shipments could affect the rollout. Adults may have to wait longer for their first Covd jab due to the shortages after NHS bosses told GPs to focus on delivering second shots to older patients and over […]

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Brits may be forced to pay before they drink when pubs and restaurants reopen

Brits may be forced to pay up before they sup up when pubs open after lockdown. Thousands of bars and restaurants could charge customers in advance to avoid no-shows with many already fully booked up for months. Frustrated revellers have swamped venues across the country with reservations for tables in beer gardens and marquees as […]

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Six in 10 adults admit pandemic made them worry for elderly parent’s futures

More than six in 10 adults say the coronavirus pandemic has heightened their fears for their parent's futures. A study of 2,000 adults aged 40 and over with elderly parents found half felt the restricted contact during the lockdowns has made them think about how they will care for them in years to come. And […]