Coronavirus live news: NSW premier provides update on Sydney restrictions as northern beaches locked down, UK tightens Christmas rules | World news

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If you missed it earlier, the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, introduced strict tier 4 lockdown conditions in London, south-east and eastern England, forcing a third of England’s population to cancel their Christmas plans and stay at home.

The exodus from London on the M4 before the lockdown came into force.

The exodus from London on the M4 before the lockdown came into force. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

It was a sharp U-turn from Johnson who had previously resisted suggestions that people would need to be locked down over Christmas. The strict new measures were introduced in reaction to a new Covid strain believed to be up to 70% more transmissible than previous variants.

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Source: The Guardian
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