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U.K. Limits London Travel, Weighs Broader Coronavirus Restrictions

LONDON—London officials are closing portions of the city’s transport system, a first step in what is expected to be a clampdown in one of Europe’s biggest urban centers amid a spike in coronavirus infections across the capital.

A final decision on the scale of any shutdown has yet to be taken, a government spokesman said. But officials say an announcement expected later Thursday could include forcing shops and bars to close, amid concerns the pandemic will soon overwhelm London’s health-care system. More than a third of the…

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