Christmas market shut down amid social distancing concerns

Christmas market shut down amid social distancing concerns

The Nottingham Christmas market has been closed due to social distance concerns. The market first opened on Saturday, December 5, with a Ferris wheel, food and gift stalls, and other attractions. The organizers decided to temporarily close the event 24 hours after opening, Nottingham Post…

Social distancing is a luxury many can’t afford. Vermont actually did something about it. 

Social distancing is a luxury many can’t afford. Vermont actually did something about it. 

In the middle of March, while many Americans were panic-buying milk and toilet paper, Michael Redmond had other things on his mind: how to safely house the dozens of people who rely on his organization for a bed to sleep in every night. The executive…

Schoolboy, 12, 'called a c*** and punched' by man irate about social distancing

Schoolboy, 12, 'called a c*** and punched' by man irate about social distancing

A 12-year-old boy heading to the shop on a break from school was reportedly left spouting blood after he was “punched in the face” by an adult man in a shocking assault. The schoolboy was apparently smacked with a fist by an “aggressive and swearing”…

Why two-metre social distancing rule is 'based on outdated science'

Why two-metre social distancing rule is 'based on outdated science'

Social distancing rules to stop the spread of coronavirus are based on “outdated science”, academics said The team of researchers say the current one-size-fits-all approach to physical distancing should be replaced by “graded recommendations” for different distancing rules in different settings. Writing in The BMJ,…

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