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Johnson roadmap highlights different paths being taken by Ireland and England

Philip Ryan


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Criticism: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes for a walk in a park in central London to publicise the new rules. Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters

Criticism: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes for a walk in a park in central London to publicise the new rules. Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters

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Criticism: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson goes for a walk in a park in central London to publicise the new rules. Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters

Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to reopen England after weeks of Covid-19 lockdown.

Despite having one of the highest coronavirus death rates in Europe, the UK prime minister is moving far quicker to ease social-distancing restrictions than his counterparts in Ireland.

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