Majority of Super Saturday drinkers acted responsibly, insists Hancock

Majority of Super Saturday drinkers acted responsibly, insists Hancock

England Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the vast majority of people who went out on so-called Super Saturday did the right thing, but he stopped short of endorsing a pay rise for NHS staff dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. Ahead of the easing of lockdown…

London 'like a petri dish' as drinkers descend on city's bars

London 'like a petri dish' as drinkers descend on city's bars

Drinkers gathered outside London’s bars on Saturday evening as pubs re-opened for the first time in more than three months. Public houses in England were allowed to open on Saturday alongside cinemas, theme parks, and hairdressers as part of measures to ease lockdown restrictions. But…

Border pub landlord reveals re-opening rule barring Welsh drinkers

Border pub landlord reveals re-opening rule barring Welsh drinkers

Pub landlords close to the Wales-England border have revealed anyone with a Welsh address will not be able to visit. Bars and pubs are able to open in England from Saturday for the first time in more than three months. But in Wales the five-mile…

NO NAME, NO SERVICE: U.K. drinkers must give name before ordering pints

NO NAME, NO SERVICE: U.K. drinkers must give name before ordering pints

LONDON — Drinkers in England’s pubs will have to give their name before they order a pint, and there will be no live acts or standing at the bar, the government said in advice for reopening the sector next month. Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers will…

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