Maskless and Sweaty: Clubbing Returns to Britain for a Weekend

In Liverpool, people danced together at a warehouse party as part of a scientific trial of how and if social distancing can safely end.

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England’s Lockdown Will Lift, but Many Pub Doors Will Stay Closed

Some Conservative lawmakers are calling Boris Johnson’s plans to continue restricting most of England’s bars and restaurants “authoritarian.”

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Arts Bailout in U.K. Buys Time, but No Peace of Mind

In Liverpool, England, whose tourist trade is built on culture, more than 40 venues received money from a $2 billion fund. That life support lasts until April.

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‘We Are Not Going to Lie Down’: A Coronavirus Revolt in England

How a Liverpool gym led a local rebellion against the government’s inscrutable rules.

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As Coronavirus Surges and Brexit Deadline Nears, Boris Johnson Stalls

The prime minister’s delaying strategy carries severe risks if he misplays his hand, with the pandemic worsening and a Brexit deadline approaching.

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Britain’s New Measures to Control Virus Inflame North-South Tensions

Boris Johnson campaigned on a promise to “level up” struggling northern areas, but his three-tier plan threatens to keep them in economically debilitating lockdowns.

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U.K. Grapples With Its Role in Atlantic Slave Trade

Two prominent firms, Lloyd’s of London and Greene King, have acknowledged their ties to the slave trade and pledged to make amends.

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Jodie Comer on Her Killer Beauty Regimen

Pilates and chocolate are keeping the “Killing Eve” actress serene while she shelters in place.

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