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High street betting shops re-open in England and Wales

In the United Kingdom and retail bookmakers across England and Wales have reportedly re-opened after being forced to close their doors a little over 13 weeks ago as the nation entered its third coronavirus-related lockdown.

According to a report from the Racing Post, the Monday move is part of a plan from Prime Minister Boris Johnson to gradually get the country of some 68 million people back to normality following a year in which over 127,000 have died as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. The 56-year-old’s government is now purportedly hoping to have removed all remainin…