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Covid restrictions: what is changing in England this week?

Covid restrictions: what is changing in England this week?

Covid restrictions: what is changing in England this week?

11 April 2021

Consumers are looking forward to returning to shops, beer gardens, gyms and hairdressers as restrictions ease into step two.


Hairdressers preparing to work 12-hour days to cope with onslaught

Hairdressers preparing to work 12-hour days to cope with onslaught

Hairdressers preparing to work 12-hour days to cope with onslaught

11 April 2021

Many salons are reporting they are fully booked for up to six weeks despite ‘everybody wanting an appointment on April 12’.


Huge demand for attractions and accommodation reopening on Monday

Huge demand for attractions and accommodation reopening on Monday

Huge demand for attractions and accommodation reopening on Monday

11 April 2021

Chester Zoo said the majority of its tickets are sold out for the coming days.


Midnight haircuts and tanning sessions booked as restrictions set to ease

Midnight haircuts and tanning sessions booked as restrictions set to ease

Midnight haircuts and tanning sessions booked as restrictions set to ease

11 April 2021

Shops, hairdressers and pub beer gardens can all reopen their doors on Monday.


Gyms reopening underlines role in health of millions – industry

Gyms reopening underlines role in health of millions – industry

Gyms reopening underlines role in health of millions – industry

11 April 2021

As of April 12, people can use indoor fitness facilities, including indoor pools, alone or within a household group.


Pubs light up their gardens as they reopen to floods of bookings

Pubs light up their gardens as they reopen to floods of bookings

Pubs light up their gardens as they reopen to floods of bookings

11 April 2021

Half of Britons plan to make a dash for the pub or a restaurant when the rules ease, a recent poll by investment bank Jefferies found.


What the papers say – April 11

What the papers say – April 11

What the papers say – April 11

11 April 2021

Further tributes to Philip feature in Sunday’s papers.


Man charged with millionaire hotelier’s murder

Man charged with millionaire hotelier’s murder

Man charged with millionaire hotelier’s murder

11 April 2021

Sir Richard was listed at number 435 in The Sunday Times Rich List in 2020.


Pub gardens, outside dining and haircuts return in lockdown easing for England

Pub gardens, outside dining and haircuts return in lockdown easing for England

Pub gardens, outside dining and haircuts return in lockdown easing for England

10 April 2021

After months of being shuttered, pubs and restaurants have undertaken renovations to maximise their ability to serve customers outside.


What does it mean to be in a period of national mourning?

What does it mean to be in a period of national mourning?

What does it mean to be in a period of national mourning?

10 April 2021

A national minute’s silence will be observed as the funeral begins on Saturday at 3pm.


Royal family sustained in their grief for Philip by public support, says Charles

Royal family sustained in their grief for Philip by public support, says Charles

Royal family sustained in their grief for Philip by public support, says Charles

10 April 2021

The UK is officially in a period of national mourning for the next week, up to and including the funeral on Saturday afternoon.


Retailers ready for return to ‘joy of physical shopping’

Retailers ready for return to ‘joy of physical shopping’

Retailers ready for return to ‘joy of physical shopping’

10 April 2021

Shops will be able to extend their opening hours from 7am to 10pm to help customers avoid peak times and ease transport pressures.


Family affair for the duke’s funeral service

Family affair for the duke’s funeral service

Family affair for the duke’s funeral service

10 April 2021

Just 30 people can attend funerals as guests during the current Covid restrictions.


Prince Philip: A royal funeral like no other

Prince Philip: A royal funeral like no other

Prince Philip: A royal funeral like no other

10 April 2021

Coronavirus restrictions mean Prince Philip’s will be one of the smallest funerals of any senior royal for decades.


Cameron, financier and Hancock discussed NHS payment scheme over ‘private drink’

Cameron, financier and Hancock discussed NHS payment scheme over ‘private drink’

Cameron, financier and Hancock discussed NHS payment scheme over ‘private drink’

10 April 2021

Mr Cameron was said to have described the decision to exclude his employer’s firm, Greensill Capital, from the multibillion-pound scheme as ‘nuts’.


PM chooses not attend Philip’s funeral because of coronavirus guest limits

PM chooses not attend Philip’s funeral because of coronavirus guest limits

PM chooses not attend Philip’s funeral because of coronavirus guest limits

10 April 2021

The duke’s funeral will take place in Windsor Castle on April 17,


What we know about Philip’s funeral and the days ahead

What we know about Philip’s funeral and the days ahead

What we know about Philip’s funeral and the days ahead

10 April 2021

The duke died peacefully in his sleep on Friday at the age of 99.


Military will play key role in Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle

Military will play key role in Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle

Military will play key role in Philip’s funeral at Windsor Castle

10 April 2021

On the grass in the Quadrangle will be representative detachments drawn from Philip’s military special relationships.


Timeline of Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell

Timeline of Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell

Timeline of Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell

10 April 2021

The palace has revealed the arrangements for the funeral, which includes a national minute’s silence.


Queen Mother’s ceremonial royal funeral cost more than £5.4m

Queen Mother’s ceremonial royal funeral cost more than £5.4m

Queen Mother’s ceremonial royal funeral cost more than £5.4m

10 April 2021

The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral will also be a ceremonial royal occasion but arrangements have changed because of the pandemic.


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