NATIONAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Socialising in groups permitted outside and garden most popular DIY spot in lockdown
Millions across England having been getting used to life under new lockdown rules, as the 'stay at home' message is dropped.
Outdoor group sports have resumed, whilst two households or six people can now meet in parks and private gardens.
The Moderna covid vaccine is set to be begin being used in the UK from next month. It comes as the vaccine was given approval back in January, with 17 million doses ordered by ministers. Its arrival could assist with ramping up vaccinations to under 50s and comes as the UK passes the 30 million first dose mark.
Research by B&Q suggested Brits prioritised DIY the garden more than any other room in the house during lockdown. A poll of 2,000 homeowners found eighty six per cent have conducted some form of DIY to keep busy during the last twelve months of lockdown.
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