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Coronavirus: UK PM Johnson says would be ‘inhuman’ to ban Christmas

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday defended his government’s decision to ease restrictions to stop the COVID-19 spread over the festive period, saying it would be inhuman to “ban Christmas”.

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“I want to be clear we don’t want to, as I say, to ban Christmas, to cancel it,” he told a media conference. “And I think that would be frankly inhuman and against the instincts of many people in this country.”

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