Naked men and drunks: England assesses the reopening of pubs

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PAN PYLAS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve. The reopening of pubs in England does not seem to have overwhelmed emergency services as many had feared ahead of the biggest easing of Britain's coronavirus lockdown. But one senior police officer said Sunday it was "crystal clear" that drunk people struggled, or ignored, social distancing rules. For the most part, people appeared to abide by the rules and rejoiced at the chance Saturday to lift a pint in the company of their mates. but in some places large crowds raised concerns that the deadliest outbreak in Europe may find fresh legs. Chris Newell, a 33-year-old courier, traveled to trendy Shoreditch in east London to see friends. "As long as everyon
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