Coronavirus UK: Furious Scottish landlords demand Nicola Sturgeon BANS alcohol 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 UK: Furious Scottish landlords demand Nicola Sturgeon BANS alcohol in supermarkets

Pregnant women face new lone birth ordeal as NHS bans partners again amid rising coronavirus rates

Pregnant women face new lone birth ordeal as NHS bans partners again amid rising coronavirus rates Liverpool Women’s Hospital has already placed fresh restrictions on partners Just over half of trusts said they would review policy in the event of rising rates  Last night, MP Alicia Kearns urged bosses to reconsider and put ‘humanity’ first  … Read more Pregnant women face new lone birth ordeal as NHS bans partners again amid rising coronavirus rates

Last order orders! House of Commons bans the sale of alcohol in parliament from Saturday

Last order orders! Speaker Lindsay Hoyle bans the sale of alcohol in House of Commons bars from Saturday (so will peers axe the beers too?) Lindsay Hoyle announced the banning of alcohol from the House of Commons  No alcohol will be served in the Commons for the ‘foreseeable future’  The new restrictions will not affect … Read more Last order orders! House of Commons bans the sale of alcohol in parliament from Saturday

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon says she won’t rule out bans on UK travel

Travel bans could be introduced to stop people coming into Scotland from coronavirus hotspots in other parts of the UK. Nicola Sturgeon yesterday confirmed that she wants to stop cross-Border travel from regions that have the highest Covid-19 rates to those with a lower prevalence. The Scottish First Minister also backed a controversial move by … Read more Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon says she won’t rule out bans on UK travel

Courts to come down harder with bans for motorists with 12 or more points

Courts to come down harder with bans for motorists who accrue 12 or more penalty points on their licence after thousands avoid disqualification using ‘exceptional hardship’ loophole Over 9,000 UK driver are believed to be driving despite having 12 or more points Most have avoided disqualification by claiming it would result in ‘exceptional hardship’ as … Read more Courts to come down harder with bans for motorists with 12 or more points

Coronavirus: Millions in North and Midlands face travel bans and pub closures

Boris Johnson‘s plans to introduce tough new lockdown measures in England were going down to the wire on Saturday as discussions between No 10 and local leaders continued late into the evening. Millions of people in the Midlands and the North are facing travel bans and the shutting of pubs, with local communities tasked with … Read more Coronavirus: Millions in North and Midlands face travel bans and pub closures

Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon BANS alcohol in pubs

Nicola Sturgeon (pictured today) has unveiled a dramatic ‘circuit breaker’ squeeze to coincide with the school half-term north of the border Nicola Sturgeon warned that coronavirus cases have started to surge among the older generation today as she banned pubs and restaurants from serving alcohol indoors in Scotland for at least 16 days from Friday. … Read more Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon BANS alcohol in pubs

FCA bans sale of cryptocurrency derivatives to retail investors

City watchdog bans sale of risky cryptocurrency-linked products to protect retail investors against shock losses FCA bans sale of derivatives and tracking cryptocurrencies from 6 January It said these financial products are ‘ill-suited’ for retail investors  They can put small investors at risk of ‘sudden and unexpected’ losses By Camilla Canocchi for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 16:18 BST, … Read more FCA bans sale of cryptocurrency derivatives to retail investors

Wales bans ALL alcohol sales after 10pm as part of their own coronavirus crackdown

The Welsh Government has banned all alcohol sales across the whole country after 10pm in their own draconian coronavirus crackdown. Pubs, cafes, restaurants and casinos in Wales must operate as table service only and close from 10pm, First Minister Mark Drakeford announced. Off-licences including supermarkets will also be stopped from selling alcohol at the same … Read more Wales bans ALL alcohol sales after 10pm as part of their own coronavirus crackdown

Nicola Sturgeon BANS Scots from visiting each other in their own homes from TOMORROW

Scots will be banned from visiting each other in their own homes from tomorrow, Nicola Sturgeon said today as she reintroduced stringent lockdown rules. The First Minister said that a ‘high proportion’ of new cases in the country were linked to transmission within private homes where social distancing and ventilation were more difficult than outdoors … Read more Nicola Sturgeon BANS Scots from visiting each other in their own homes from TOMORROW