The Metropolitan Police has released footage of officers clearing Sheperd’s Bush Green in London of sunbathers on the first day of the UK-wide coronavirus lockdown. ‘Can you all go home please,’ one officer can be heard saying. ‘It’s not a holiday, it’s a lockdown.’
Under tough new measures announced by Boris Johnson on Monday, people are allowed leave their homes only to exercise once a day, travel to and from ‘absolutely necessary’ work, and to shop for essential items.
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