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Britons during quarantine buy more alcohol than usual
During quarantine, the British began to buy more alcohol than usual.
According to official figures, in March, sales in specialized alcohol stores in the country grew by almost one third.
This is the largest increase in monthly sales for all the time of observation - since 1988. At the same time, statistics do not take into account alcohol purchased in food supermarkets, where alcohol is most often bought.
Specialized liquor stores in the UK continue to work in quarantine.
Britain extended the training mission for the AFU for three years
The program provides for training for thousands of Ukrainian troops.
The British military will train Ukrainian colleagues for another three years as part of the ORBITAL mission. The decision to extend the relevant program was made by the UK government, the press service of the Armed Forces General Staff reported on Monday, May 18.
"The UK Department of Defense has extended the training operation ORBITAL by March 2023," the report said.
UK has got ahead of Italy in COVID-19 infections
During the pandemic of the new corona virus, 219,070 people fell ill with COVID-19 in Italy. At the same time, 220,449 cases of the disease have already been recorded in the UK. In the UK, with 220,449 (+ 3,923 patients over the past day) cases, 31,855 people died, 1,002 patients have already recovered. The first two cases diagnosed with COVID-19 in the country were discovered on January 31.
In Italy, with 219,070 (+802) cases, 30,560 died, 105,186 people recovered. On February 7, the country confirmed the first case of corona virus.
England will introduce a two-week quarantine for those who arrive
British Airlines is awaiting the introduction quarantine for all arrivals. The measure will affect arrivals from all lands except Ireland.
The recent UK government restriction is hoped to act at the end of this month.
People who come to the UK will have to self-insulate in their apartments and houses for 14 days. The address of the place of residence must be reported upon arrival.
The term of the recent restrictions and whether non-UK citizens can stay in rented housing is not known yet.
Rumours for Liverpool to be linked with Willian offer.
With the top position in the Premier League Championship this year, Liverpool has acquired several rivals. Chelsea has recently claimed that the team of Liverpool is linked with Chelsea winger Willian. The contract of the Brazilian footballer is set to expire in the summer which can open the gates of Liverpool for him. Jurgen Klopp team has said that they are not having any connection with the Blues player.
As per the reports, Jurgen Klopp has shown no interest in taking Willian in the team. He is focussing on other targets to make his team fulfilled and balanced. William can be seen in the Anfield team from the next matches.
Liverpool can be crowned as the Premier League Champions.
With the start of this season of Premier League, Liverpool was beloved to get the championship to end 30 years drought. However, the coronavirus outbreak stopped the matches on day 29, which put the Premier League on halt. It has been reported that if the season fails to finish, then Liverpool will be declared the winner of Premier League Championship this year.
Liverpool would be awarded as the champions of English 19th time if the season cancelled due to COVID-19 crisis. UEFA, the European football governing body, announced that the top four teams would enter the tournament if the season resumes. All the decision will be taken on the basis of "sporting merit". As Liverpool is on the top of the list, it can become the champion of the season.