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British Officials Threaten to Close Beaches After Thousands of People Flood the Sands During Heatwave

A heatwave, combined with the lifting of a months-long lockdown, saw tens of thousands of Europeans flood beaches this week.

In Bournemouth, on England’s southern coast, officials declared a “major incident” after the sands were crowded with people trying to escape the heat. On Thursday, local authority Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole (BCP) Council responded to photographs of the beaches crowded with people, clearly unable to practice social distancing.

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