PEOPLE in England can meet in groups of six in parks and gardens from June 1, Boris Johnson announced at this evening's daily press conference. 

Residents of different households will be able to meet up in public spaces for barbecues and picnics as some lockdown restrictions in England were eased.

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The Prime Minister added: "The changes mean friends and family can start to meet their loved ones, perhaps, seeing both parents or grandparents at once."