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BREAKING: Welsh Minister apologises over sanitary products row

Welsh Health Minister Vaughan Gething has apologised after a member of the public was told sanitary products were not available in one Welsh Tesco due to Government restrictions. Mr Gething said it was “simply wrong” that sanitary products were not available in one Welsh Tesco. Welsh ministers will meet with …

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Wales: supermarket aisles closed as 'firebreak' lockdown starts

Supermarkets have cordoned off shelves selling ‘non-essential’ items and many other retailers have closed entirely as Wales’ ‘firebreak’ lockdown kicks in. The Welsh government’s 17-day lockdown began on Friday night, with bars, restaurants and most shops closing across the country.  The ban on supermarkets selling non-essential items – and those …

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'Firebreak' rules cause outrage in Wales

Millions of Britons have been getting used to new restrictions, as governments grapple with the spread of Coronavirus. (Subscribe: 1.4 million people in South Yorkshire awoke to life in Tier 3 – that’s the most severe level of restrictions in England. While three more areas – Coventry, Stoke and Slough …

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Coronavirus: Traders in Wales worried as lockdown begins

Landlord Neil Davies tells Sky News that this 17-day lockdown will cost him £16k but he fears there could still be another one. The new lockdown rules in Wales mean non-essential shops have to close, as well as pubs, bars and restaurants. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: …

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Wales restrictions: 17-day lockdown to come into force

Numbers are also rising fast in the United Kingdom, which reported 20,000 more infections and 224 deaths on Friday. The so-called “firebreak” restrictions ban people from meeting anyone outside their households. Only essential businesses are allowed to stay open. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from Cardiff, Wales. – Subscribe to …

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