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    The Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has been thrown out of a pub in Bath, in England, after he was confronted by the landlord over lockdown restrictions.

    Rod Humphris, who co-runs the pub, said he was unhappy with Labour’s response to government lockdown measures.

    He said the economy had been sacrificed “because old people are dying”.

    Sir Keir, who was out campaigning ahead of May’s elections, said he “profoundly disagrees”.

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    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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