Rules on socialising indoors and foreign travel are lifted in England, Wales and most of Scotland.
Holidaymakers from England, Scotland and Wales are now able to jet off for some early summer sun.
Thousands of people got jabs in Bolton over the weekend as the town battles the Indian variant.
Chief Constable Simon Byrne says he welcomes the fact that a report found police acted with no bias.
Greenpeace says it found plastic waste from UK supermarkets dumped and burned at numerous sites.