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Two-metre rule would kill our restaurants. But there is another way, by Joanna Blythman

Two-metre rule would kill our restaurants. But there is another way, by Joanna Blythman

A busy restaurant is a life enhancing experience. They delight us as we share food and soak up conviviality. But currently the thought of eating out… Read full article: Two-metre rule would kill our restaurant...→

Two-metre rule would kill our restaurants. But there is another way, by Joanna Blythman

Two-metre rule would kill our restaurants. But there is another way, by Joanna Blythman

A busy restaurant is a life enhancing experience. They delight us as we share food and soak up conviviality. But currently the thought of eating out… Read full article: Two-metre rule would kill our restaurant...→

Two metre social distancing rule could be cut - giving green light for hugs

Two metre social distancing rule could be cut - giving green light for hugs

The news will breathe life into hopes of expanded 'household bubbles' and potentially lead to a green light for social gatherings, it is hoped Read full article: Two metre social distancing rule could b...→

Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre social distance rule can be lowered soon

Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre social distance rule can be lowered soon

The Prime Minister faces warnings that many businesses will not be able to reopen if they have to keep customers two metres apart as he attempts to bring the c [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre so...→

Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED to help shops and pubs

Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED to help shops and pubs

The UK has one of the the widest physical contact gaps in the world to counter coronavirus transmission, double the one metre gap recommended by the World Heal [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED...→

CAMRA backs calls to cut social distancing rule to one metre so pubs can reopen

CAMRA backs calls to cut social distancing rule to one metre so pubs can reopen

CAMPAIGN for Real Ale has joined calls for the Government to cut social distancing from two metres to one so pubs can open. The group says 40 per cent of Brita [...] Read full article: CAMRA backs calls to cut social distanci...→

Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue two-metre distancing rule should be axed

Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue two-metre distancing rule should be axed

A BETTER understanding of the science would make parents less concerned about social distancing and more willing to send their children back to school, a publi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue...→

We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-metre social distancing rule any longer

We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-metre social distancing rule any longer

Social distancing is an unsustainable fantasy. We must get real, making sure to balance the risks along with ensuring quality of life Read full article: We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-me...→

Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrupt businesses’

Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrupt businesses’

Business leaders have warned that companies will be bankrupted if staff and customers have to keep two metres apart after government advisers opposed relaxing [...] Read full article: Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrup...→

Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule relaxed to get economy moving

Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule relaxed to get economy moving

Former Tory leader urges No 10 to ‘show some flexibility’ over social-distancing guidance to help businesses reopen Read full article: Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule r...→

Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate if they break two metre distancing rule

Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate if they break two metre distancing rule

CONSTRUCTION workers are being issued with wristbands which buzz when they get within two metres of a colleague as bosses try to enforce social distancing on b [...] Read full article: Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate ...→

Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether two-metre social distancing rule can be halved

Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether two-metre social distancing rule can be halved

A LIBERAL Democrat MSP has appealed to the Scottish Government to consider cutting the two-metre social distancing rule in half – to help… Read full article: Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether tw...→

London's back to work plan emerges as two-metre rule 'to be modified'

London's back to work plan emerges as two-metre rule 'to be modified'

Military-style discipline will be needed from every individual to get the country safely back to work, the Defence Secretary said today as ministers started pr [...] Read full article: London's back to work plan emerges as tw...→

Politics latest news: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as ministers plot route out of lockdown

Politics latest news: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as ministers plot route out of lockdown

​Good morning. ... Ministers are considering relaxing the two-metre distancing rule to allow people to go back to work, ahead of a crunch-decision on the exit [...] Read full article: Politics latest news: Two-metre rule cou...→

Government could 'relax two-metre coronavirus rule' after a 'lack of evidence'

Government could 'relax two-metre coronavirus rule' after a 'lack of evidence'

Brits have been advised to stay two metres apart from others, despite the World Health Organisation advising just one metre – relaxing the rule could mean busi [...] Read full article: Government could 'relax two-metre corona...→

Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped’

Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped’

LOCKDOWN lifting could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped, it’s reported. The Government is said to be examining a number of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see ...→

Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock likelihood of 2 metre rule being reduced

Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock likelihood of 2 metre rule being reduced

Nick Ferrari questions the Health Secretary on whether the two metre social distance rule will be reduced after Boris Johnson suggested this was being reviewed [...] Read full article: Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock like...→

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

The Prime Minister has asked for a review of social distancing rules to get the hospitality and transport sectors up and running Read full article: Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get ...→

Greek restaurants and cafés are back in business – but are they busy?

Greek restaurants and cafés are back in business – but are they busy?

Business owners show cautious optimism as Greece opens bars and restaurants, but there are concerns about being in the world spotlight as 'Europe's star perfor [...] Read full article: Greek restaurants and cafés are back in ...→

Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice undermines 'two metre' rule

Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice undermines 'two metre' rule

The city council was accused of providing 'misleading advice' after suggesting people only need to stay one metre away from each other Read full article: Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice un...→

Two metre rule could be relaxed to allow more pubs to reopen this summer, government scientist says

PUBS could start to reopen this summer if people use beer gardens and keep at least 1m apart, officials say. Ministers are in talks with pub bosses to work out [...] Read full article: Two metre rule could be relaxed to allow...→

The two-metre rule should be scrapped immediately

The two-metre rule should be scrapped immediately

The figure is an arbitrary compromise that risks driving our economy and society into the ground Read full article: The two-metre rule should be scrapped im...→

Pub landlords warn two metre rule must be scrapped - or 37,000 will stay shut

Pub landlords warn two metre rule must be scrapped - or 37,000 will stay shut

Emma McClarkin, chief executive of the British Beer and Pub Association, claimed that if guidelines are not changed, only a small portion of the UK's 47,000 pu [...] Read full article: Pub landlords warn two metre rule must b...→

Two metre social distancing rule 'based on very fragile' evidence

Two metre social distancing rule 'based on very fragile' evidence

Professor Robert Dingwall, a sociologist at Nottingham Trent University and an adviser to the UK Government, said the WHO and many countries in Europe are usin [...] Read full article: Two metre social distancing rule 'based ...→

Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favouring Irish beef over Scotch?

Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favouring Irish beef over Scotch?

Amidst the stresses of coronavirus supermarket shopping, who bothers these days to check the country of origin on that pack of beef mince? Read full article: Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favou...→

Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, Minister claims

Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, Minister claims

THE TWO-METRE rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, a Minister has claimed. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace today revealed measures could be pu [...] Read full article: Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offic...→

Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan cheeses delivered to your door

Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan cheeses delivered to your door

The Coronavirus lockdown looked to be an utter catastrophe for our artisan cheesemakers. 70-90 per cent of their business disappeared overnight as… Read full article: Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan che...→

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked scientists to review the two-metre social distancing rule to see if it can be reduced in an effort to help public tr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM...→

Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon

Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon

BORIS Johnson is aiming to reduce the two-metre social distancing rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon. He told MPs today on the Liaison Committee he hoped [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre r...→

Experts split on guidance over two-metre social distancing rule

Experts split on guidance over two-metre social distancing rule

Health Minister Robin Swann has said the two-metre social distancing rule will not be changed, although the guidance is under constant review. Read full article: Experts split on guidance over two-metre...→

Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre social distancing rule to one metre so they can open up

Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre social distancing rule to one metre so they can open up

PUBS have urged ministers to cut social distancing rules from two metres to one so they can open up. Boozers have been shut since lockdown began on March 23 bu [...] Read full article: Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre so...→

Two metre rule could be relaxed raising hopes pubs can reopen

Two metre rule could be relaxed raising hopes pubs can reopen

Professor Yvonne Doyle told MPs that the UK had taken a 'cautionary' approach to introducing the rule when other countries were using shorter distances. Read full article: Two metre rule could be relaxed raising ...→

Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or we will collapse

Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or we will collapse

Hospitality firms are appealing to the Government to relax social distancing rules to one metre in a bid to survive Read full article: Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or ...→

Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses and keep pubs shut, bosses say

Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses and keep pubs shut, bosses say

Pub owners say they could open with a one-metre rule in place but following the government's current advice could mean eight in ten will have to remain shut. P [...] Read full article: Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses ...→

Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect you' from coronavirus in windy weather

Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect you' from coronavirus in windy weather

Researchers from the University of Nicosia have warned that saliva droplets travel further when even the slightest of breezes is present Read full article: Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect yo...→

Police told they have no power to enforce two-metre lockdown rule

Police told they have no power to enforce two-metre lockdown rule

The advice, set out in a document published on Wednesday after being sent out to forces on Tuesday night, follows updated legislation coming into force Read full article: Police told they have no power to enforc...→

Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Scottish fish? Here are the best places to start

Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Scottish fish? Here are the best places to start

If Scotland really does have such fabulous seafood, why do ordinary citizens find it so hard to tap into this much eulogised catch? The problem has… Read full article: Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Sc...→

Two-metre rule could be relaxed as country tries to emerge from coronavirus lockdown

Two-metre rule could be relaxed as country tries to emerge from coronavirus lockdown

GOVERNMENT rules ordering people to keep two metres apart could be relaxed to allow employees to go back to work, a Cabinet minister suggested yesterday. Read full article: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as count...→

2-metre social distancing rule could be scrapped to let more schools to reopen

2-metre social distancing rule could be scrapped to let more schools to reopen

THE two-metre coronavirus social distancing rule could be scrapped to allow more schools and businesses to reopen. The Government is said to be examining a num [...] Read full article: 2-metre social distancing rule could be ...→

Government 'could relax two-metre rule' after reviewing coronavirus evidence

Government 'could relax two-metre rule' after reviewing coronavirus evidence

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) is reportedly looking again at social distancing rules requiring people to stay two metres apart to slow t [...] Read full article: Government 'could relax two-metre rule' ...→

Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope relaxed restrictions could allow schools to reopen

Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope relaxed restrictions could allow schools to reopen

Changes to social distancing could also pave the way for businesses to restart trading as the issue becomes a "live discussion" in Whitehall Read full article: Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope ...→

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

The Prime Minister has asked for a review of social distancing rules to get the hospitality and transport sectors up and running Read full article: Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get ...→

Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre social distance rule can be lowered soon

Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre social distance rule can be lowered soon

The Prime Minister faces warnings that many businesses will not be able to reopen if they have to keep customers two metres apart as he attempts to bring the c [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre so...→

Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon

Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon

BORIS Johnson is aiming to reduce the two-metre social distancing rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon. He told MPs today on the Liaison Committee he hoped [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre r...→

Greek restaurants and cafés are back in business – but are they busy?

Greek restaurants and cafés are back in business – but are they busy?

Business owners show cautious optimism as Greece opens bars and restaurants, but there are concerns about being in the world spotlight as 'Europe's star perfor [...] Read full article: Greek restaurants and cafés are back in ...→

CAMRA backs calls to cut social distancing rule to one metre so pubs can reopen

CAMRA backs calls to cut social distancing rule to one metre so pubs can reopen

CAMPAIGN for Real Ale has joined calls for the Government to cut social distancing from two metres to one so pubs can open. The group says 40 per cent of Brita [...] Read full article: CAMRA backs calls to cut social distanci...→

Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre social distancing rule to one metre so they can open up

Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre social distancing rule to one metre so they can open up

PUBS have urged ministers to cut social distancing rules from two metres to one so they can open up. Boozers have been shut since lockdown began on March 23 bu [...] Read full article: Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre so...→

Two metre rule could be relaxed to allow more pubs to reopen this summer, government scientist says

PUBS could start to reopen this summer if people use beer gardens and keep at least 1m apart, officials say. Ministers are in talks with pub bosses to work out [...] Read full article: Two metre rule could be relaxed to allow...→

We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-metre social distancing rule any longer

We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-metre social distancing rule any longer

Social distancing is an unsustainable fantasy. We must get real, making sure to balance the risks along with ensuring quality of life Read full article: We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-me...→

Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or we will collapse

Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or we will collapse

Hospitality firms are appealing to the Government to relax social distancing rules to one metre in a bid to survive Read full article: Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or ...→

Pub landlords warn two metre rule must be scrapped - or 37,000 will stay shut

Pub landlords warn two metre rule must be scrapped - or 37,000 will stay shut

Emma McClarkin, chief executive of the British Beer and Pub Association, claimed that if guidelines are not changed, only a small portion of the UK's 47,000 pu [...] Read full article: Pub landlords warn two metre rule must b...→

Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrupt businesses’

Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrupt businesses’

Business leaders have warned that companies will be bankrupted if staff and customers have to keep two metres apart after government advisers opposed relaxing [...] Read full article: Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrup...→

Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect you' from coronavirus in windy weather

Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect you' from coronavirus in windy weather

Researchers from the University of Nicosia have warned that saliva droplets travel further when even the slightest of breezes is present Read full article: Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect yo...→

Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favouring Irish beef over Scotch?

Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favouring Irish beef over Scotch?

Amidst the stresses of coronavirus supermarket shopping, who bothers these days to check the country of origin on that pack of beef mince? Read full article: Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favou...→

Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate if they break two metre distancing rule

Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate if they break two metre distancing rule

CONSTRUCTION workers are being issued with wristbands which buzz when they get within two metres of a colleague as bosses try to enforce social distancing on b [...] Read full article: Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate ...→

Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Scottish fish? Here are the best places to start

Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Scottish fish? Here are the best places to start

If Scotland really does have such fabulous seafood, why do ordinary citizens find it so hard to tap into this much eulogised catch? The problem has… Read full article: Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Sc...→

London's back to work plan emerges as two-metre rule 'to be modified'

London's back to work plan emerges as two-metre rule 'to be modified'

Military-style discipline will be needed from every individual to get the country safely back to work, the Defence Secretary said today as ministers started pr [...] Read full article: London's back to work plan emerges as tw...→

Government could 'relax two-metre coronavirus rule' after a 'lack of evidence'

Government could 'relax two-metre coronavirus rule' after a 'lack of evidence'

Brits have been advised to stay two metres apart from others, despite the World Health Organisation advising just one metre – relaxing the rule could mean busi [...] Read full article: Government could 'relax two-metre corona...→

Government 'could relax two-metre rule' after reviewing coronavirus evidence

Government 'could relax two-metre rule' after reviewing coronavirus evidence

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) is reportedly looking again at social distancing rules requiring people to stay two metres apart to slow t [...] Read full article: Government 'could relax two-metre rule' ...→

Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock likelihood of 2 metre rule being reduced

Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock likelihood of 2 metre rule being reduced

Nick Ferrari questions the Health Secretary on whether the two metre social distance rule will be reduced after Boris Johnson suggested this was being reviewed [...] Read full article: Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock like...→

Two metre social distancing rule could be cut - giving green light for hugs

Two metre social distancing rule could be cut - giving green light for hugs

The news will breathe life into hopes of expanded 'household bubbles' and potentially lead to a green light for social gatherings, it is hoped Read full article: Two metre social distancing rule could b...→

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked scientists to review the two-metre social distancing rule to see if it can be reduced in an effort to help public tr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM...→

Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED to help shops and pubs

Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED to help shops and pubs

The UK has one of the the widest physical contact gaps in the world to counter coronavirus transmission, double the one metre gap recommended by the World Heal [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED...→

Experts split on guidance over two-metre social distancing rule

Experts split on guidance over two-metre social distancing rule

Health Minister Robin Swann has said the two-metre social distancing rule will not be changed, although the guidance is under constant review. Read full article: Experts split on guidance over two-metre...→

Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice undermines 'two metre' rule

Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice undermines 'two metre' rule

The city council was accused of providing 'misleading advice' after suggesting people only need to stay one metre away from each other Read full article: Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice un...→

Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue two-metre distancing rule should be axed

Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue two-metre distancing rule should be axed

A BETTER understanding of the science would make parents less concerned about social distancing and more willing to send their children back to school, a publi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue...→

Two metre rule could be relaxed raising hopes pubs can reopen

Two metre rule could be relaxed raising hopes pubs can reopen

Professor Yvonne Doyle told MPs that the UK had taken a 'cautionary' approach to introducing the rule when other countries were using shorter distances. Read full article: Two metre rule could be relaxed raising ...→

The two-metre rule should be scrapped immediately

The two-metre rule should be scrapped immediately

The figure is an arbitrary compromise that risks driving our economy and society into the ground Read full article: The two-metre rule should be scrapped im...→

Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses and keep pubs shut, bosses say

Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses and keep pubs shut, bosses say

Pub owners say they could open with a one-metre rule in place but following the government's current advice could mean eight in ten will have to remain shut. P [...] Read full article: Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses ...→

Two metre social distancing rule 'based on very fragile' evidence

Two metre social distancing rule 'based on very fragile' evidence

Professor Robert Dingwall, a sociologist at Nottingham Trent University and an adviser to the UK Government, said the WHO and many countries in Europe are usin [...] Read full article: Two metre social distancing rule 'based ...→

Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule relaxed to get economy moving

Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule relaxed to get economy moving

Former Tory leader urges No 10 to ‘show some flexibility’ over social-distancing guidance to help businesses reopen Read full article: Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule r...→

Police told they have no power to enforce two-metre lockdown rule

Police told they have no power to enforce two-metre lockdown rule

The advice, set out in a document published on Wednesday after being sent out to forces on Tuesday night, follows updated legislation coming into force Read full article: Police told they have no power to enforc...→

Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether two-metre social distancing rule can be halved

Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether two-metre social distancing rule can be halved

A LIBERAL Democrat MSP has appealed to the Scottish Government to consider cutting the two-metre social distancing rule in half – to help… Read full article: Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether tw...→

Two-metre rule could be relaxed as country tries to emerge from coronavirus lockdown

Two-metre rule could be relaxed as country tries to emerge from coronavirus lockdown

GOVERNMENT rules ordering people to keep two metres apart could be relaxed to allow employees to go back to work, a Cabinet minister suggested yesterday. Read full article: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as count...→

Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, Minister claims

Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, Minister claims

THE TWO-METRE rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, a Minister has claimed. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace today revealed measures could be pu [...] Read full article: Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offic...→

Politics latest news: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as ministers plot route out of lockdown

Politics latest news: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as ministers plot route out of lockdown

​Good morning. ... Ministers are considering relaxing the two-metre distancing rule to allow people to go back to work, ahead of a crunch-decision on the exit [...] Read full article: Politics latest news: Two-metre rule cou...→

2-metre social distancing rule could be scrapped to let more schools to reopen

2-metre social distancing rule could be scrapped to let more schools to reopen

THE two-metre coronavirus social distancing rule could be scrapped to allow more schools and businesses to reopen. The Government is said to be examining a num [...] Read full article: 2-metre social distancing rule could be ...→

Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan cheeses delivered to your door

Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan cheeses delivered to your door

The Coronavirus lockdown looked to be an utter catastrophe for our artisan cheesemakers. 70-90 per cent of their business disappeared overnight as… Read full article: Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan che...→

Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped’

Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped’

LOCKDOWN lifting could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped, it’s reported. The Government is said to be examining a number of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see ...→

Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope relaxed restrictions could allow schools to reopen

Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope relaxed restrictions could allow schools to reopen

Changes to social distancing could also pave the way for businesses to restart trading as the issue becomes a "live discussion" in Whitehall Read full article: Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope ...→

Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock likelihood of 2 metre rule being reduced

Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock likelihood of 2 metre rule being reduced

Nick Ferrari questions the Health Secretary on whether the two metre social distance rule will be reduced after Boris Johnson suggested this was being reviewed [...] Read full article: Nick Ferrari questions Matt Hancock like...→

Two metre social distancing rule could be cut - giving green light for hugs

Two metre social distancing rule could be cut - giving green light for hugs

The news will breathe life into hopes of expanded 'household bubbles' and potentially lead to a green light for social gatherings, it is hoped Read full article: Two metre social distancing rule could b...→

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get pubs reopened, says Boris

The Prime Minister has asked for a review of social distancing rules to get the hospitality and transport sectors up and running Read full article: Two-metre rule could be scrapped to get ...→

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM 'hopes' two-metre rule can be reduced

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked scientists to review the two-metre social distancing rule to see if it can be reduced in an effort to help public tr [...] Read full article: Coronavirus - all you need to know as PM...→

Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre social distance rule can be lowered soon

Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre social distance rule can be lowered soon

The Prime Minister faces warnings that many businesses will not be able to reopen if they have to keep customers two metres apart as he attempts to bring the c [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson says he hopes two-metre so...→

Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon

Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon

BORIS Johnson is aiming to reduce the two-metre social distancing rule to help pubs and shops reopen soon. He told MPs today on the Liaison Committee he hoped [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson aims to reduce two metre r...→

Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED to help shops and pubs

Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED to help shops and pubs

The UK has one of the the widest physical contact gaps in the world to counter coronavirus transmission, double the one metre gap recommended by the World Heal [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson wants two-metre rule EASED...→

Greek restaurants and cafés are back in business – but are they busy?

Greek restaurants and cafés are back in business – but are they busy?

Business owners show cautious optimism as Greece opens bars and restaurants, but there are concerns about being in the world spotlight as 'Europe's star perfor [...] Read full article: Greek restaurants and cafés are back in ...→

Experts split on guidance over two-metre social distancing rule

Experts split on guidance over two-metre social distancing rule

Health Minister Robin Swann has said the two-metre social distancing rule will not be changed, although the guidance is under constant review. Read full article: Experts split on guidance over two-metre...→

CAMRA backs calls to cut social distancing rule to one metre so pubs can reopen

CAMRA backs calls to cut social distancing rule to one metre so pubs can reopen

CAMPAIGN for Real Ale has joined calls for the Government to cut social distancing from two metres to one so pubs can open. The group says 40 per cent of Brita [...] Read full article: CAMRA backs calls to cut social distanci...→

Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice undermines 'two metre' rule

Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice undermines 'two metre' rule

The city council was accused of providing 'misleading advice' after suggesting people only need to stay one metre away from each other Read full article: Birmingham Council Coronavirus advice un...→

Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre social distancing rule to one metre so they can open up

Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre social distancing rule to one metre so they can open up

PUBS have urged ministers to cut social distancing rules from two metres to one so they can open up. Boozers have been shut since lockdown began on March 23 bu [...] Read full article: Pubs urge Government to cut two-metre so...→

Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue two-metre distancing rule should be axed

Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue two-metre distancing rule should be axed

A BETTER understanding of the science would make parents less concerned about social distancing and more willing to send their children back to school, a publi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus latest: Top scientists argue...→

Two metre rule could be relaxed to allow more pubs to reopen this summer, government scientist says

PUBS could start to reopen this summer if people use beer gardens and keep at least 1m apart, officials say. Ministers are in talks with pub bosses to work out [...] Read full article: Two metre rule could be relaxed to allow...→

Two metre rule could be relaxed raising hopes pubs can reopen

Two metre rule could be relaxed raising hopes pubs can reopen

Professor Yvonne Doyle told MPs that the UK had taken a 'cautionary' approach to introducing the rule when other countries were using shorter distances. Read full article: Two metre rule could be relaxed raising ...→

We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-metre social distancing rule any longer

We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-metre social distancing rule any longer

Social distancing is an unsustainable fantasy. We must get real, making sure to balance the risks along with ensuring quality of life Read full article: We shouldn’t indulge this deluded two-me...→

The two-metre rule should be scrapped immediately

The two-metre rule should be scrapped immediately

The figure is an arbitrary compromise that risks driving our economy and society into the ground Read full article: The two-metre rule should be scrapped im...→

Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or we will collapse

Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or we will collapse

Hospitality firms are appealing to the Government to relax social distancing rules to one metre in a bid to survive Read full article: Pubs and cafes: Relax two-metre rule or ...→

Pub landlords warn two metre rule must be scrapped - or 37,000 will stay shut

Pub landlords warn two metre rule must be scrapped - or 37,000 will stay shut

Emma McClarkin, chief executive of the British Beer and Pub Association, claimed that if guidelines are not changed, only a small portion of the UK's 47,000 pu [...] Read full article: Pub landlords warn two metre rule must b...→

Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses and keep pubs shut, bosses say

Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses and keep pubs shut, bosses say

Pub owners say they could open with a one-metre rule in place but following the government's current advice could mean eight in ten will have to remain shut. P [...] Read full article: Two-metre rule will bankrupt businesses ...→

Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrupt businesses’

Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrupt businesses’

Business leaders have warned that companies will be bankrupted if staff and customers have to keep two metres apart after government advisers opposed relaxing [...] Read full article: Two-metre coronavirus rule ‘will bankrup...→

Two metre social distancing rule 'based on very fragile' evidence

Two metre social distancing rule 'based on very fragile' evidence

Professor Robert Dingwall, a sociologist at Nottingham Trent University and an adviser to the UK Government, said the WHO and many countries in Europe are usin [...] Read full article: Two metre social distancing rule 'based ...→

Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect you' from coronavirus in windy weather

Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect you' from coronavirus in windy weather

Researchers from the University of Nicosia have warned that saliva droplets travel further when even the slightest of breezes is present Read full article: Two-metre rule 'not enough to protect yo...→

Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule relaxed to get economy moving

Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule relaxed to get economy moving

Former Tory leader urges No 10 to ‘show some flexibility’ over social-distancing guidance to help businesses reopen Read full article: Iain Duncan Smith wants two-metre rule r...→

Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favouring Irish beef over Scotch?

Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favouring Irish beef over Scotch?

Amidst the stresses of coronavirus supermarket shopping, who bothers these days to check the country of origin on that pack of beef mince? Read full article: Joanna Blythman: Why are retailers favou...→

Police told they have no power to enforce two-metre lockdown rule

Police told they have no power to enforce two-metre lockdown rule

The advice, set out in a document published on Wednesday after being sent out to forces on Tuesday night, follows updated legislation coming into force Read full article: Police told they have no power to enforc...→

Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate if they break two metre distancing rule

Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate if they break two metre distancing rule

CONSTRUCTION workers are being issued with wristbands which buzz when they get within two metres of a colleague as bosses try to enforce social distancing on b [...] Read full article: Workers to wear wristbands that vibrate ...→

Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Scottish fish? Here are the best places to start

Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Scottish fish? Here are the best places to start

If Scotland really does have such fabulous seafood, why do ordinary citizens find it so hard to tap into this much eulogised catch? The problem has… Read full article: Joanna Blythman: Want to start eating Sc...→

Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether two-metre social distancing rule can be halved

Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether two-metre social distancing rule can be halved

A LIBERAL Democrat MSP has appealed to the Scottish Government to consider cutting the two-metre social distancing rule in half – to help… Read full article: Coronavirus: Lib Dem MSP asks whether tw...→

Two-metre rule could be relaxed as country tries to emerge from coronavirus lockdown

Two-metre rule could be relaxed as country tries to emerge from coronavirus lockdown

GOVERNMENT rules ordering people to keep two metres apart could be relaxed to allow employees to go back to work, a Cabinet minister suggested yesterday. Read full article: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as count...→

London's back to work plan emerges as two-metre rule 'to be modified'

London's back to work plan emerges as two-metre rule 'to be modified'

Military-style discipline will be needed from every individual to get the country safely back to work, the Defence Secretary said today as ministers started pr [...] Read full article: London's back to work plan emerges as tw...→

Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, Minister claims

Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, Minister claims

THE TWO-METRE rule could be relaxed in offices with shields or masks, a Minister has claimed. Defence Secretary Ben Wallace today revealed measures could be pu [...] Read full article: Two-metre rule could be relaxed in offic...→

Politics latest news: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as ministers plot route out of lockdown

Politics latest news: Two-metre rule could be relaxed as ministers plot route out of lockdown

​Good morning. ... Ministers are considering relaxing the two-metre distancing rule to allow people to go back to work, ahead of a crunch-decision on the exit [...] Read full article: Politics latest news: Two-metre rule cou...→

2-metre social distancing rule could be scrapped to let more schools to reopen

2-metre social distancing rule could be scrapped to let more schools to reopen

THE two-metre coronavirus social distancing rule could be scrapped to allow more schools and businesses to reopen. The Government is said to be examining a num [...] Read full article: 2-metre social distancing rule could be ...→

Government could 'relax two-metre coronavirus rule' after a 'lack of evidence'

Government could 'relax two-metre coronavirus rule' after a 'lack of evidence'

Brits have been advised to stay two metres apart from others, despite the World Health Organisation advising just one metre – relaxing the rule could mean busi [...] Read full article: Government could 'relax two-metre corona...→

Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan cheeses delivered to your door

Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan cheeses delivered to your door

The Coronavirus lockdown looked to be an utter catastrophe for our artisan cheesemakers. 70-90 per cent of their business disappeared overnight as… Read full article: Joanna Blythman: You can get Artisan che...→

Government 'could relax two-metre rule' after reviewing coronavirus evidence

Government 'could relax two-metre rule' after reviewing coronavirus evidence

The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) is reportedly looking again at social distancing rules requiring people to stay two metres apart to slow t [...] Read full article: Government 'could relax two-metre rule' ...→

Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped’

Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped’

LOCKDOWN lifting could see temperature checks for commuters and the two-metre rule scrapped, it’s reported. The Government is said to be examining a number of [...] Read full article: Coronavirus lockdown lifting ‘could see ...→

Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope relaxed restrictions could allow schools to reopen

Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope relaxed restrictions could allow schools to reopen

Changes to social distancing could also pave the way for businesses to restart trading as the issue becomes a "live discussion" in Whitehall Read full article: Two-metre rule being reviewed amid hope ...→