Britain becomes latest country in lockdown as police enforce new restrictions

Posted on AllSides March 24th, 2020
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Britain has become the latest European country to lockdown as the U.K. government announced a raft of restrictions preventing the population from leaving home apart from four exceptions.

There is now a blanket travel restriction, and police will have powers to fine or disperse people who venture onto the street for any other reason than to buy food, address any medical need, travel to a workplace for essential work, or undertake daily exercise. These steps come as the U.K. death toll rose to 335.

All shops selling nonessential goods have...

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