Lockdown Tiers for England are finally revealed

London goes into Tier 2: Relief as capital is slapped with mid-level coronavirus restrictions allowing restaurants and pubs that serve food to stay open Boris Johnson has unveiled Tiers for England today amid – only three areas put into the lowest level  London’s hospitality businesses relieved as they avoid having to shutdown completely or only […]

Lockdown tiers tomorrow could be 'unjustified', Oxford expert warns

Lockdown tiers announced tomorrow could be ‘unjustified’ by December 2 because cases are plummeting, Oxford scientist warns amid anger at ‘finger in the air’ criteria to decide which areas go into harshest brackets Just 9,854 people positive for disease in England yesterday, almost half of number of diagnoses last Tuesday If trend continues, country could […]

Christmas lockdown rules – Can I fly abroad for Christmas?

LOCKDOWN rules will be eased over Christmas to let people see their families over the festive season. People will also be allowed to go on overseas holidays over the Christmas period – but they will be advised against it. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates From December 23 to […]

Lockdown ends: Full list of businesses that will open on December 2

SHOPS and gyms are among the businesses that will reopen on December 2 once the England lockdown ends. Boris Johnson today announced the national lockdown will come to an end next week as planned, but it'll be replaced with strict new measures. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates It […]

Digital dating in lockdown has taught me I'd rather be single

Being single is often seen as worse than owning khaki shorts or, worse still, wearing them. It’s something that for many of us is seen as something we have to fix, exemplified by the worrisome nag from your mother every now and again as she optimistically asks if anyone ‘extra special’ will be joining this […]

'Lockdown' is named the word of the year

What was the buzzword of 2020? You’re living in one right now! ‘Lockdown’ is named the word of the year Collins Dictionary has named ‘lockdown’ as its Word of the Year 2020  Lexicographers registered more than 250,000 usages of ‘lockdown’ this year  BLM, short for Black Lives Matter, and Megxit also feature   If some of […]