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Agenda: Will retailers be allowed to step into Christmas?

Agenda: Will retailers be allowed to step into Christmas?

It’s all got a bit Hollywood since the government said it wanted to work with the people to save Christmas. As the shopping days to December 25 dwindle, the re [...] Read full article: Agenda: Will retailers be allowed to ste...→

Agenda: Will retailers be allowed to step into Christmas?

Agenda: Will retailers be allowed to step into Christmas?

It’s all got a bit Hollywood since the government said it wanted to work with the people to save Christmas. As the shopping days to December 25 dwindle, the re [...] Read full article: Agenda: Will retailers be allowed to ste...→

PM: Three households allowed to meet for five days over Christmas

PM: Three households allowed to meet for five days over Christmas

All four UK nations have agreed that from the 23rd to the 27th of December, you will be able to form a Christmas bubble of no more than three households. Read full article: PM: Three households allowed to meet for...→

Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with family this Christmas – for many people, it is their last hope

Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with family this Christmas – for many people, it is their last hope

Loneliness is a killer and if the government isn’t careful, Christmas (or a lack thereof) could be the catalyst for a mental health disaster Read full article: Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with ...→

Christmas pints may be back on as festive households could be allowed to go to the pub together

Christmas pints may be back on as festive households could be allowed to go to the pub together

CHRISTMAS pints may be back on as “festive bubbles” could be allowed to go out together. The holiday season is set to be saved by plans hatched by leaders from [...] Read full article: Christmas pints may be back on as festiv...→

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shop [...]

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shop [...]

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shoppers on December 2 under ministers’ plans to end the nationwide lockdown and re [...] Read full article: 1 Non-essential retailers across England...→

Christmas comes too early for retailers

Christmas comes too early for retailers

The latest retail sales figures are surprisingly strong but they could be a harbinger of future gloom Read full article: Christmas comes too early for retailers...→

Call for government to pay postage for small retailers selling online this Christmas

A motion has been laid at Westminster calling for the UK Government to pay the postage for online shopping from local retailers to make shopping from small sho [...] Read full article: Call for government to pay postage for s...→

If we all behave, we
might be allowed
a 
family Christmas

If we all behave, we might be allowed a family Christmas

Have you been good little boys and girls this year? Then you can see your families at Christmas. But if you haven’t been good… dear oh dear Read full article: If we all behave, we might be allowed a ...→

Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to go home for Christmas

Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to go home for Christmas

The Chelsea manager Emma Hayes has expressed her fears over international players’ mental health and wellbeing if they are not able to travel home for Christma [...] Read full article: Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to...→

Lidl step up to do their bit to help tackle hunger in EK

Lidl step up to do their bit to help tackle hunger in EK

Lidl has revealed its new ‘Teaming up to Tackle Hunger’ initiative which will make it easier for customers to donate directly to their local community - and th [...] Read full article: Lidl step up to do their bit to help tac...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and restaurants to encourage Christmas shopping, retailers urge

Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and restaurants to encourage Christmas shopping, retailers urge

Ireland needs to move to level two restrictions next week or else people will not feel comfortable travelling into towns and cities to do their Christmas shopp [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and r...→

Christmas Covid rules will allow three households allowed to mix

Christmas Covid rules will allow three households allowed to mix

Families will be allowed to celebrate together between December 23 and 27 in a relaxation of restrictions Read full article: Christmas Covid rules will allow three h...→

Express & Star comment: Should we be allowed to mix this Christmas?

Express & Star comment: Should we be allowed to mix this Christmas?

We’re going to be allowed to gather to celebrate Christmas. The more prescient question is this: should we? Read full article: Express & Star comment: Should we be all...→

Up to 3 households could be allowed to mix for Christmas - everything we know so far

Covid lockdown restrictions are expected to be relaxed for a short period over Christmas, to allow a limited level of mixing between households across the UK.. [...] Read full article: Up to 3 households could be allowed to m...→

UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-day Christmas' under relaxation of rules

UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-day Christmas' under relaxation of rules

A 'Christmas exemption' is expected to allow us to socialise with people from two households in addition to our own household from December 23 to December 27 Read full article: UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-...→

Limited household mixing to be allowed across UK for Christmas

Limited household mixing to be allowed across UK for Christmas

A plan to allow a limited level of mixing between households for “a small number of days” over Christmas in the UK, has been discussed by the UK’s four nations [...] Read full article: Limited household mixing to be allowed a...→

Families 'could be allowed to meet for a week at Christmas'

Families 'could be allowed to meet for a week at Christmas'

According to reports, several families could be allowed to join a social bubble and be permitted to mix between December 22 and 28 Read full article: Families 'could be allowed to meet for a...→

Families 'allowed to meet for a week at Christmas as coronavirus rules relaxed'

Families 'allowed to meet for a week at Christmas as coronavirus rules relaxed'

Several families could be allowed to join a social bubble and to mix between December 22 and 28, according to reports. Boris Johnson is expected to announce a [...] Read full article: Families 'allowed to meet for a week at ...→

Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won't be allowed over Christmas

Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won't be allowed over Christmas

The Health Secretary said we 'must follow' social distancing over Xmas, which would rule out hugging relatives or friends from other households Read full article: Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won...→

Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tory MP

Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tory MP

Step into Christmas! Indoors together! We can watch the R rise for ever and ever! Eat, drink and be merry — household mix with me! Step into Christmas … the in [...] Read full article: Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tor...→

Families could be allowed to mix for up to five days over Christmas

Families could be allowed to mix for up to five days over Christmas

Britons could get up to five days with their families over Christmas under new plans being considered, reports the Sun. 'Bubbles' of up to three households cou [...] Read full article: Families could be allowed to mix for up ...→

Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree early after quitting Mrs Brown's Boys

Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree early after quitting Mrs Brown's Boys

Former Mrs Brown's Boys star Gary Hollywood has decorated his home with festive decorations to bring some seasonal cheer to the household, weeks after he walke [...] Read full article: Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree ea...→

Christmas bubbles will be allowed for 5 days over Christmas - all the rules we know so far

Families will be able to meet up in “Christmas bubbles” over the festive period, following an agreement between the UK government and devolved administrations. [...] Read full article: Christmas bubbles will be allowed for 5 ...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three households can meet over Christmas and UK travel allowed

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three households can meet over Christmas and UK travel allowed

Families in Northern Ireland will be reunited for five days over Christmas after ministers from across the UK agreed to relax coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three hous...→

Five days of looser Christmas Covid restrictions with three households allowed to mix

Five days of looser Christmas Covid restrictions with three households allowed to mix

Families will be granted five days of looser Covid-19 restrictions to enjoy Christmas with two other households, after a four-nation agreement was struck. Read full article: Five days of looser Christmas Covid rest...→

Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with three households allowed to meet

Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with three households allowed to meet

Ministers from across the UK are meeting to consider plans to allow families to reunite over Christmas Read full article: Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with ...→

Grandparents in care homes could be allowed home for Christmas

Boris Johnson has given care home residents a glimmer of Christmas hope by vowing to roll-out rapid tests for visitors by the end of the year. Plans will see r [...] Read full article: Grandparents in care homes could be allo...→

What will we be allowed to do at Christmas?

The health secretary says devolved nations will have to agree on an approach to help keep people safe. Read full article: What will we be allowed to do at Christm...→

Retailers eager to welcome customers back safely, sacrificing the usual 'razzmatazz' of Christmas trading | Press and Journal

Retailers eager to welcome customers back safely, sacrificing the usual 'razzmatazz' of Christmas trading | Press and Journal

A major retailer in Aberdeen has revealed a "double-digit percentage" dip in customers compared to Christmas shopping period last year. Read full article: Retailers eager to welcome customers bac...→

Christmas 'saved' as up to four households allowed to mix in Covid bubbles

Christmas 'saved' as up to four households allowed to mix in Covid bubbles

Up to four households will be permitted to mix over five days during Christmas, the government has confirmed. The measure will be UK wide, and will include the [...] Read full article: Christmas 'saved' as up to four househol...→

Family Christmas could be allowed if tough Covid rules followed beforehand

Family Christmas could be allowed if tough Covid rules followed beforehand

Under new Government plans, families will be able to form a bubble between December 22 and 28 but only if the public sticks to the strict measures set out befo [...] Read full article: Family Christmas could be allowed if tou...→

Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong immune response, Christmas household mixing ‘may be allowed’ - follow live

Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong immune response, Christmas household mixing ‘may be allowed’ - follow live

The University of Oxford coronavirus vaccine has been shown to trigger a strong immune response in people over 60, raising hopes that it could be used to prote [...] Read full article: Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong imm...→

Northern Ireland retailers urge customers to shop early to stay safe for Christmas

Northern Ireland retailers urge customers to shop early to stay safe for Christmas

Retailers are urging people to shop early this Christmas season to avoid a last minute rush that would affect the ability to socially distance. Read full article: Northern Ireland retailers urge customer...→

Christmas bubbles will be allowed for 5 days over Christmas - all the rules we know so far

Families will be able to meet up in “Christmas bubbles” over the festive period, following an agreement between the UK government and devolved administrations. [...] Read full article: Christmas bubbles will be allowed for 5 ...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and restaurants to encourage Christmas shopping, retailers urge

Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and restaurants to encourage Christmas shopping, retailers urge

Ireland needs to move to level two restrictions next week or else people will not feel comfortable travelling into towns and cities to do their Christmas shopp [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and r...→

Five days of looser Christmas Covid restrictions with three households allowed to mix

Five days of looser Christmas Covid restrictions with three households allowed to mix

Families will be granted five days of looser Covid-19 restrictions to enjoy Christmas with two other households, after a four-nation agreement was struck. Read full article: Five days of looser Christmas Covid rest...→

Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with family this Christmas – for many people, it is their last hope

Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with family this Christmas – for many people, it is their last hope

Loneliness is a killer and if the government isn’t careful, Christmas (or a lack thereof) could be the catalyst for a mental health disaster Read full article: Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with ...→

Grandparents in care homes could be allowed home for Christmas

Boris Johnson has given care home residents a glimmer of Christmas hope by vowing to roll-out rapid tests for visitors by the end of the year. Plans will see r [...] Read full article: Grandparents in care homes could be allo...→

Up to 3 households could be allowed to mix for Christmas - everything we know so far

Covid lockdown restrictions are expected to be relaxed for a short period over Christmas, to allow a limited level of mixing between households across the UK.. [...] Read full article: Up to 3 households could be allowed to m...→

Retailers eager to welcome customers back safely, sacrificing the usual 'razzmatazz' of Christmas trading | Press and Journal

Retailers eager to welcome customers back safely, sacrificing the usual 'razzmatazz' of Christmas trading | Press and Journal

A major retailer in Aberdeen has revealed a "double-digit percentage" dip in customers compared to Christmas shopping period last year. Read full article: Retailers eager to welcome customers bac...→

Limited household mixing to be allowed across UK for Christmas

Limited household mixing to be allowed across UK for Christmas

A plan to allow a limited level of mixing between households for “a small number of days” over Christmas in the UK, has been discussed by the UK’s four nations [...] Read full article: Limited household mixing to be allowed a...→

Family Christmas could be allowed if tough Covid rules followed beforehand

Family Christmas could be allowed if tough Covid rules followed beforehand

Under new Government plans, families will be able to form a bubble between December 22 and 28 but only if the public sticks to the strict measures set out befo [...] Read full article: Family Christmas could be allowed if tou...→

Families 'allowed to meet for a week at Christmas as coronavirus rules relaxed'

Families 'allowed to meet for a week at Christmas as coronavirus rules relaxed'

Several families could be allowed to join a social bubble and to mix between December 22 and 28, according to reports. Boris Johnson is expected to announce a [...] Read full article: Families 'allowed to meet for a week at ...→

Christmas comes too early for retailers

Christmas comes too early for retailers

The latest retail sales figures are surprisingly strong but they could be a harbinger of future gloom Read full article: Christmas comes too early for retailers...→

Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tory MP

Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tory MP

Step into Christmas! Indoors together! We can watch the R rise for ever and ever! Eat, drink and be merry — household mix with me! Step into Christmas … the in [...] Read full article: Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tor...→

If we all behave, we
might be allowed
a 
family Christmas

If we all behave, we might be allowed a family Christmas

Have you been good little boys and girls this year? Then you can see your families at Christmas. But if you haven’t been good… dear oh dear Read full article: If we all behave, we might be allowed a ...→

Northern Ireland retailers urge customers to shop early to stay safe for Christmas

Northern Ireland retailers urge customers to shop early to stay safe for Christmas

Retailers are urging people to shop early this Christmas season to avoid a last minute rush that would affect the ability to socially distance. Read full article: Northern Ireland retailers urge customer...→

Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree early after quitting Mrs Brown's Boys

Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree early after quitting Mrs Brown's Boys

Former Mrs Brown's Boys star Gary Hollywood has decorated his home with festive decorations to bring some seasonal cheer to the household, weeks after he walke [...] Read full article: Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree ea...→

Lidl step up to do their bit to help tackle hunger in EK

Lidl step up to do their bit to help tackle hunger in EK

Lidl has revealed its new ‘Teaming up to Tackle Hunger’ initiative which will make it easier for customers to donate directly to their local community - and th [...] Read full article: Lidl step up to do their bit to help tac...→

PM: Three households allowed to meet for five days over Christmas

PM: Three households allowed to meet for five days over Christmas

All four UK nations have agreed that from the 23rd to the 27th of December, you will be able to form a Christmas bubble of no more than three households. Read full article: PM: Three households allowed to meet for...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three households can meet over Christmas and UK travel allowed

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three households can meet over Christmas and UK travel allowed

Families in Northern Ireland will be reunited for five days over Christmas after ministers from across the UK agreed to relax coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three hous...→

Christmas Covid rules will allow three households allowed to mix

Christmas Covid rules will allow three households allowed to mix

Families will be allowed to celebrate together between December 23 and 27 in a relaxation of restrictions Read full article: Christmas Covid rules will allow three h...→

Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with three households allowed to meet

Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with three households allowed to meet

Ministers from across the UK are meeting to consider plans to allow families to reunite over Christmas Read full article: Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with ...→

Express & Star comment: Should we be allowed to mix this Christmas?

Express & Star comment: Should we be allowed to mix this Christmas?

We’re going to be allowed to gather to celebrate Christmas. The more prescient question is this: should we? Read full article: Express & Star comment: Should we be all...→

Christmas pints may be back on as festive households could be allowed to go to the pub together

Christmas pints may be back on as festive households could be allowed to go to the pub together

CHRISTMAS pints may be back on as “festive bubbles” could be allowed to go out together. The holiday season is set to be saved by plans hatched by leaders from [...] Read full article: Christmas pints may be back on as festiv...→

What will we be allowed to do at Christmas?

The health secretary says devolved nations will have to agree on an approach to help keep people safe. Read full article: What will we be allowed to do at Christm...→

UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-day Christmas' under relaxation of rules

UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-day Christmas' under relaxation of rules

A 'Christmas exemption' is expected to allow us to socialise with people from two households in addition to our own household from December 23 to December 27 Read full article: UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-...→

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shop [...]

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shop [...]

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shoppers on December 2 under ministers’ plans to end the nationwide lockdown and re [...] Read full article: 1 Non-essential retailers across England...→

Christmas 'saved' as up to four households allowed to mix in Covid bubbles

Christmas 'saved' as up to four households allowed to mix in Covid bubbles

Up to four households will be permitted to mix over five days during Christmas, the government has confirmed. The measure will be UK wide, and will include the [...] Read full article: Christmas 'saved' as up to four househol...→

Families 'could be allowed to meet for a week at Christmas'

Families 'could be allowed to meet for a week at Christmas'

According to reports, several families could be allowed to join a social bubble and be permitted to mix between December 22 and 28 Read full article: Families 'could be allowed to meet for a...→

Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won't be allowed over Christmas

Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won't be allowed over Christmas

The Health Secretary said we 'must follow' social distancing over Xmas, which would rule out hugging relatives or friends from other households Read full article: Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won...→

Call for government to pay postage for small retailers selling online this Christmas

A motion has been laid at Westminster calling for the UK Government to pay the postage for online shopping from local retailers to make shopping from small sho [...] Read full article: Call for government to pay postage for s...→

Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong immune response, Christmas household mixing ‘may be allowed’ - follow live

Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong immune response, Christmas household mixing ‘may be allowed’ - follow live

The University of Oxford coronavirus vaccine has been shown to trigger a strong immune response in people over 60, raising hopes that it could be used to prote [...] Read full article: Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong imm...→

Families could be allowed to mix for up to five days over Christmas

Families could be allowed to mix for up to five days over Christmas

Britons could get up to five days with their families over Christmas under new plans being considered, reports the Sun. 'Bubbles' of up to three households cou [...] Read full article: Families could be allowed to mix for up ...→

Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to go home for Christmas

Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to go home for Christmas

The Chelsea manager Emma Hayes has expressed her fears over international players’ mental health and wellbeing if they are not able to travel home for Christma [...] Read full article: Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to...→

Christmas bubbles will be allowed for 5 days over Christmas - all the rules we know so far

Families will be able to meet up in “Christmas bubbles” over the festive period, following an agreement between the UK government and devolved administrations. [...] Read full article: Christmas bubbles will be allowed for 5 ...→

PM: Three households allowed to meet for five days over Christmas

PM: Three households allowed to meet for five days over Christmas

All four UK nations have agreed that from the 23rd to the 27th of December, you will be able to form a Christmas bubble of no more than three households. Read full article: PM: Three households allowed to meet for...→

Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and restaurants to encourage Christmas shopping, retailers urge

Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and restaurants to encourage Christmas shopping, retailers urge

Ireland needs to move to level two restrictions next week or else people will not feel comfortable travelling into towns and cities to do their Christmas shopp [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Ireland: Open cafés and r...→

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three households can meet over Christmas and UK travel allowed

Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three households can meet over Christmas and UK travel allowed

Families in Northern Ireland will be reunited for five days over Christmas after ministers from across the UK agreed to relax coronavirus restrictions. Read full article: Coronavirus Northern Ireland: Three hous...→

Christmas Covid rules will allow three households allowed to mix

Christmas Covid rules will allow three households allowed to mix

Families will be allowed to celebrate together between December 23 and 27 in a relaxation of restrictions Read full article: Christmas Covid rules will allow three h...→

Five days of looser Christmas Covid restrictions with three households allowed to mix

Five days of looser Christmas Covid restrictions with three households allowed to mix

Families will be granted five days of looser Covid-19 restrictions to enjoy Christmas with two other households, after a four-nation agreement was struck. Read full article: Five days of looser Christmas Covid rest...→

Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with three households allowed to meet

Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with three households allowed to meet

Ministers from across the UK are meeting to consider plans to allow families to reunite over Christmas Read full article: Christmas lockdown rules confirmed with ...→

Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with family this Christmas – for many people, it is their last hope

Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with family this Christmas – for many people, it is their last hope

Loneliness is a killer and if the government isn’t careful, Christmas (or a lack thereof) could be the catalyst for a mental health disaster Read full article: Opinion: We must be allowed to mix with ...→

Express & Star comment: Should we be allowed to mix this Christmas?

Express & Star comment: Should we be allowed to mix this Christmas?

We’re going to be allowed to gather to celebrate Christmas. The more prescient question is this: should we? Read full article: Express & Star comment: Should we be all...→

Grandparents in care homes could be allowed home for Christmas

Boris Johnson has given care home residents a glimmer of Christmas hope by vowing to roll-out rapid tests for visitors by the end of the year. Plans will see r [...] Read full article: Grandparents in care homes could be allo...→

Christmas pints may be back on as festive households could be allowed to go to the pub together

Christmas pints may be back on as festive households could be allowed to go to the pub together

CHRISTMAS pints may be back on as “festive bubbles” could be allowed to go out together. The holiday season is set to be saved by plans hatched by leaders from [...] Read full article: Christmas pints may be back on as festiv...→

Up to 3 households could be allowed to mix for Christmas - everything we know so far

Covid lockdown restrictions are expected to be relaxed for a short period over Christmas, to allow a limited level of mixing between households across the UK.. [...] Read full article: Up to 3 households could be allowed to m...→

What will we be allowed to do at Christmas?

The health secretary says devolved nations will have to agree on an approach to help keep people safe. Read full article: What will we be allowed to do at Christm...→

UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-day Christmas' under relaxation of rules

UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-day Christmas' under relaxation of rules

A 'Christmas exemption' is expected to allow us to socialise with people from two households in addition to our own household from December 23 to December 27 Read full article: UK 'to be allowed three-household, five-...→

Retailers eager to welcome customers back safely, sacrificing the usual 'razzmatazz' of Christmas trading | Press and Journal

Retailers eager to welcome customers back safely, sacrificing the usual 'razzmatazz' of Christmas trading | Press and Journal

A major retailer in Aberdeen has revealed a "double-digit percentage" dip in customers compared to Christmas shopping period last year. Read full article: Retailers eager to welcome customers bac...→

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shop [...]

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shop [...]

1 Non-essential retailers across England will open their doors to Christmas shoppers on December 2 under ministers’ plans to end the nationwide lockdown and re [...] Read full article: 1 Non-essential retailers across England...→

Limited household mixing to be allowed across UK for Christmas

Limited household mixing to be allowed across UK for Christmas

A plan to allow a limited level of mixing between households for “a small number of days” over Christmas in the UK, has been discussed by the UK’s four nations [...] Read full article: Limited household mixing to be allowed a...→

Christmas 'saved' as up to four households allowed to mix in Covid bubbles

Christmas 'saved' as up to four households allowed to mix in Covid bubbles

Up to four households will be permitted to mix over five days during Christmas, the government has confirmed. The measure will be UK wide, and will include the [...] Read full article: Christmas 'saved' as up to four househol...→

Families 'could be allowed to meet for a week at Christmas'

Families 'could be allowed to meet for a week at Christmas'

According to reports, several families could be allowed to join a social bubble and be permitted to mix between December 22 and 28 Read full article: Families 'could be allowed to meet for a...→

Family Christmas could be allowed if tough Covid rules followed beforehand

Family Christmas could be allowed if tough Covid rules followed beforehand

Under new Government plans, families will be able to form a bubble between December 22 and 28 but only if the public sticks to the strict measures set out befo [...] Read full article: Family Christmas could be allowed if tou...→

Families 'allowed to meet for a week at Christmas as coronavirus rules relaxed'

Families 'allowed to meet for a week at Christmas as coronavirus rules relaxed'

Several families could be allowed to join a social bubble and to mix between December 22 and 28, according to reports. Boris Johnson is expected to announce a [...] Read full article: Families 'allowed to meet for a week at ...→

Christmas comes too early for retailers

Christmas comes too early for retailers

The latest retail sales figures are surprisingly strong but they could be a harbinger of future gloom Read full article: Christmas comes too early for retailers...→

Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won't be allowed over Christmas

Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won't be allowed over Christmas

The Health Secretary said we 'must follow' social distancing over Xmas, which would rule out hugging relatives or friends from other households Read full article: Matt Hancock hints hugging relatives won...→

Call for government to pay postage for small retailers selling online this Christmas

A motion has been laid at Westminster calling for the UK Government to pay the postage for online shopping from local retailers to make shopping from small sho [...] Read full article: Call for government to pay postage for s...→

Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tory MP

Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tory MP

Step into Christmas! Indoors together! We can watch the R rise for ever and ever! Eat, drink and be merry — household mix with me! Step into Christmas … the in [...] Read full article: Step into Christmas, unless you’re a Tor...→

Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong immune response, Christmas household mixing ‘may be allowed’ - follow live

Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong immune response, Christmas household mixing ‘may be allowed’ - follow live

The University of Oxford coronavirus vaccine has been shown to trigger a strong immune response in people over 60, raising hopes that it could be used to prote [...] Read full article: Oxford Covid vaccine produces strong imm...→

If we all behave, we
might be allowed
a 
family Christmas

If we all behave, we might be allowed a family Christmas

Have you been good little boys and girls this year? Then you can see your families at Christmas. But if you haven’t been good… dear oh dear Read full article: If we all behave, we might be allowed a ...→

Families could be allowed to mix for up to five days over Christmas

Families could be allowed to mix for up to five days over Christmas

Britons could get up to five days with their families over Christmas under new plans being considered, reports the Sun. 'Bubbles' of up to three households cou [...] Read full article: Families could be allowed to mix for up ...→

Northern Ireland retailers urge customers to shop early to stay safe for Christmas

Northern Ireland retailers urge customers to shop early to stay safe for Christmas

Retailers are urging people to shop early this Christmas season to avoid a last minute rush that would affect the ability to socially distance. Read full article: Northern Ireland retailers urge customer...→

Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to go home for Christmas

Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to go home for Christmas

The Chelsea manager Emma Hayes has expressed her fears over international players’ mental health and wellbeing if they are not able to travel home for Christma [...] Read full article: Emma Hayes: Players should be allowed to...→

Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree early after quitting Mrs Brown's Boys

Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree early after quitting Mrs Brown's Boys

Former Mrs Brown's Boys star Gary Hollywood has decorated his home with festive decorations to bring some seasonal cheer to the household, weeks after he walke [...] Read full article: Gary Hollywood puts up Christmas tree ea...→

Lidl step up to do their bit to help tackle hunger in EK

Lidl step up to do their bit to help tackle hunger in EK

Lidl has revealed its new ‘Teaming up to Tackle Hunger’ initiative which will make it easier for customers to donate directly to their local community - and th [...] Read full article: Lidl step up to do their bit to help tac...→