Coronavirus Scotland: Landlords want alcohol BANNED in supermarkets

Furious Scottish landlords are today calling on Nicola Sturgeon to ban alcohol sales in supermarkets and off-licences as the nation’s hospitality chiefs launch legal action against Covid-19 restrictions imposed on the trade by Holyrood. Don Lawson, owner of the Inverness bar Johnny Foxes, proposed the drastic measure to preserve the ‘livelihoods of hundreds of thousands … Read more Coronavirus Scotland: Landlords want alcohol BANNED in supermarkets

£1,200-a-week Scottish cottage where PM stayed booked until May 2021

A remote Scottish holiday cottage where Boris Johnson stayed during the pandemic has been booked up by staycationers who want to holiday like the PM until May 2021. A tourist board has welcomed the surge in bookings but campaigners warn the influx could overwhelm local services in the small coastal village, and spread Covid-19. The … Read more £1,200-a-week Scottish cottage where PM stayed booked until May 2021

Nicola Sturgeon warns Scots NOT to travel to Blackpool

Nicola Sturgeon has told Scots not to travel to Blackpool and other high-risk areas of England after almost 200 cases in Scotland were linked to the holiday seaside town.  Scotland’s First Minister warned Celtic and Rangers fans that they should not travel to the Lancashire town to watch the Old Firm match in pubs on … Read more Nicola Sturgeon warns Scots NOT to travel to Blackpool

Coronavirus UK: 13,972 new cases and 50 deaths as daily toll rises

The UK today announced 13,972 new coronavirus cases and 50 more victims as Boris Johnson plunged millions of people into deeper lockdowns.  Today’s new infections are up just 11 per cent from last Monday, when 12,594 cases were recorded, but triple the 4,368 recorded on Monday, September 21. Data on September 28 was rendered invalid due to … Read more Coronavirus UK: 13,972 new cases and 50 deaths as daily toll rises

Northerners rage at ‘dictator’ Boris Johnson for using them as a ‘petri dish’ for tough curbs

Boris Johnson (pictured) is set to ignore critics and impose Tier Three restrictions – the highest level of a new alert system – in Covid-hit areas of the north Boris Johnson faced fury from Northerners and a massing Tory revolt today after it emerged he will plunge 10million people in Covid hotspots into even tougher … Read more Northerners rage at ‘dictator’ Boris Johnson for using them as a ‘petri dish’ for tough curbs

Northerners rage at ‘dictator’ Boris Johnson for using them as a ‘petri dish’ for tough curbs

Boris Johnson (pictured) is set to ignore critics and impose Tier Three restrictions – the highest level of a new alert system – in Covid-hit areas of the north Boris Johnson faced fury from Northerners and a massing Tory revolt today after it emerged he will plunge 10million people in Covid hotspots into even tougher … Read more Northerners rage at ‘dictator’ Boris Johnson for using them as a ‘petri dish’ for tough curbs

Boris Johnson will IGNORE critics and plunge 10 million northerners into tough ‘Tier Three’ lockdown

Ten million people living in the North of England are to be hit with tougher lockdown restrictions – including the closure of pubs and restaurants – from next week in a bid to bring spiralling coronavirus infection figures under control, according to reports. In a move which could spark outrage among leaders in the impacted … Read more Boris Johnson will IGNORE critics and plunge 10 million northerners into tough ‘Tier Three’ lockdown

Boris Johnson will IGNORE critics and plunge 10 million northerners into tough ‘Tier Three’ lockdown

Ten million people living in the North of England are to be hit with tougher lockdown restrictions – including the closure of pubs and restaurants – from next week in a bid to bring spiralling coronavirus infection figures under control. In a move which could spark outrage among leaders in the impacted cities and a … Read more Boris Johnson will IGNORE critics and plunge 10 million northerners into tough ‘Tier Three’ lockdown

Edinburgh University freshers eat meals ‘under exam conditions’

‘It’s like an exam hall!’ Edinburgh University freshers eat their meals on individual wooden desks all facing the front to enforce social distancing A first-year student told MailOnline it was like eating ‘under exam conditions A rigid floor plan in the Pollock Halls dining room appears to stifle conversation Edinburgh University has 154 coronavirus cases among students … Read more Edinburgh University freshers eat meals ‘under exam conditions’