Coronavirus latest: BRITS cheered and danced the night away as nightclubs finally flung open their doors from midnight to celebrate Freedom Day.
Freedom-hungry punters who had queued outside clubs for hours downed pints as they partied into the night.
Revellers counted down the seconds until they could finally hit the dance-floor - grinning wildly in colourful outfits as they got inside.
July 19 marks Freedom Day - the day where social distancing, working from home and compulsory face masks are scrapped.
The reopening of the country's 12,000 nightclubs has been eagerly awaited by partygoers after dance-floors were shut more than a year and a half ago.
And by midnight, long queues had started to form outside venues with revellers keen to party away the memories of the past 18 months in lockdown.
Lockdown end: Brits dance the night away in nightclubs from midnight with 10MILLION pints downed as UK finally unlocks
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