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UK remembers Covid dead as Boris Johnson admits mistakes in dealing with pandemic

BBC, 24 Mar 2021
Lights have shone around the UK in memory of all those who have lost their lives in the past year. Buildings were lit up and people went stood on doorsteps with candles and torches for a moment of reflection on the first anniversary of national lockdown.

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked people for their "courage, discipline and patience" over the past 12 months, but admitted there were things he wished - in retrospect - the government had done differently in the early handling of the pandemic.

Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by political editor Laura Kuenssberg, health editor Hugh Pym and medical editor Fergus Walsh.

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