In Pictures: Roads clear as lockdown scuppers Easter getaway

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Ministers have urged people not to ‘ruin’ the UK’s progress.

Britons were urged to stay at home over the Easter weekend as the UK remains in lockdown.

There was little traffic on the roads, with the majority of people heeding the Government’s advice.

Here we compare the situation with last year’s Easter break – which proves a stark contrast.

Coronavirus – Thu Apr 9, 2020
The M3 motorway near Winchester in Hampshire (Andrew Matthews/Steve Parsons/PA)
Coronavirus – Thu Apr 9, 2020
Scenes from Heathrow Airport (Steve Parsons/PA)
Scenes from Bournemouth beach
Then and now – scenes from Bournemouth beach (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Police on patrol at Bournemouth
Police on patrol in Bournemouth (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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