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UK eases lockdown: Crowds and queues as hospitality venues open

Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, cinemas and hotels have opened in England for the first time since late March.

There have been queues and crowds across England as pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas reopened following a relaxation of lockdown rules.

In London, big crowds gathered in beer gardens and outdoor spaces.

Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from Soho in London.