13 Apr 2021

UK lockdown restrictions begin to ease

From Morning Report, 6:44 am on 13 April 2021

Many coronavirus restrictions have been lifted in Britain today, after months of lockdown.

Restaurants and pubs in England can now serve customers outside, and non-essential shops have re-opened in England and Wales, with queues of eager shoppers forming.

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, urged everyone to "behave responsibly" as gyms and hairdressers opened their doors for the first time this year.

UK correspondent Will Flockton spoke to Corin Dann.