Coronavirus: Scotland advises against travel to northern England after new lockdown rules imposed

Andy Gregory

Travel to parts of northern England “should be avoided”, the Scottish Government has warned, hours after coronavirus lockdown restrictions were suddenly tightened.

Under last-minute new measures announced late on Wednesday, millions of households across north England were banned overnight from meeting others from separate households in homes and hospitality venues, following a rise in new Covid-19 infections.

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