Euronews 18 Oct 2020

UK COVID-19 restrictions could mean a smaller turkey this Christmas


Restrictions on larger gatherings are leading UK turkey farmers to think small ahead of Christmas

Boris Johnson is set to unveil a new system for implementing COVID-19 restrictions.
The Prime Minster apologised after giving the wrong answer to a question about COVID-19 restrictions in the North East.

Boris Johnson incorrectly said people could ignore the 'rule of six' restrictions when meeting outdoors.

He later tweeted that those in the North East should also "avoid socialising with other households outside".
Quebec and Ontario have reimposed COVID-19 restrictions as the number of new cases continues to rise sharply in both provinces.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden believes the government should have the power to "move quickly" over COVID-19 restrictions.

It comes after Conservative MP Steve Baker told Sophy Ridge, MPs feel "increasingly helpless" and is calling for members of parliament to be able to "share the burden" of decision making.

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