Wedding receptions banned in Tier 3 lockdown areas – yet ceremonies are allowed

Wedding receptions will be completely banned in any area that enters a ‘Tier 3’ lockdown, the government revealed tonight.

The ban will apply to the six boroughs of the Liverpool City Region from Wednesday – as well as any other region made Tier 3 in future under the new Local Covid Alert Level system.

Yet under a bizarre quirk in the rules, ceremonies will be allowed to go ahead – as long as no more than 15 attend.

The new rules will be a new blow to engaged couples whose plans were already knocked off-course by coronavirus.

And they will devastate the thousands of wedding planners, venues, florists and photographers who rely on them to make a living.

The change came as Liverpool City Region was unveiled as the first area to enter the most severe restrictions in a new three-tier local lockdown regime in England.

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Could beauty salons close again under new lockdown restrictions?

Could your manicure be off the cards again? (Picture: Getty Images)

Large parts of England are set to face new lockdown restrictions in the coming days as coronavirus cases continue to surge.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce a new three-tier lockdown system in Parliament on Monday, with different areas set to adopt different rules based on the case numbers in their area.

It’s thought several towns in the north of England may go straight into the top tier, which could potentially see a ban on households mixing and the closure of some non-essential businesses.

With that in mind, could beauty salons be forced to close their doors once again, just a couple of months after they were allowed to reopen?

Could beauty salons close again under new lockdown restrictions?

So far there has been no confirmation on which non-essential businesses, or those in hospitality and leisure, might

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UK coronavirus live: action needed now to avoid March-style lockdown, says adviser ahead of new Scotland rules | Politics

Good morning. Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, will make a statement to the Scottish parliament later announcing a new set of coronavirus restrictions. Scotland’s laws are already tighter than England’s but case numbers in Scotland are rising alarmingly, as they are across the UK as a whole, and Sturgeon said yesterday: “The government is receiving very strong public health advice that action over and above the current restrictions is necessary.”

We got a good insight into what that advice sounds like this morning from Prof Stephen Reicher, professor of social psychology at the University of St Andrews and an adviser to the Scottish government on Covid, as well as a contributor to Sage, the UK government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies. Reicher said that without action now, a March-style lockdown would be needed by the end of the month. He told the Today programme:


I do think it’s important

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Niti Taylor Wears The Most Gorgeous Pink Lehenga For Her Lockdown Wedding With Tons of Flowers in Hair



Niti Taylor, Niti Taylor are posing for a picture: Niti Taylor (Photo Courtesy: Instagram/@nititaylor)


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Niti Taylor (Photo Courtesy: Instagram/@nititaylor)


Actor Niti Taylor recently announced her wedding and surprised her fans who were under the impression that she had done some bridal photoshoot when she initially posted the pictures of herself decked in the gorgeous lehenga. For her lockdown wedding with Parikshit Bawa that happened in August this year, Niti chose to wear a stunning pastel lehenga designed by Payal Keyal. The actor broke the monotony of pink in her look by adding a golden dupatta. Niti opted for kundan jewellery by designer label Purab Paschim. While the mathapatti had two layers, Niti seemed to have got special customisation of those lavender stones in her jewellery to match the colour of the lehenga. The actor went for smokey eye makeup and kept her eyebrows bushy and big. She further applied a dark brown shade on her lips and
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Know how a clothing store in Muzaffarpur revived its business after lockdown

New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: If the foundation of a business rests on traditions, good relations with the customer and the desire to do something new, then it will surely climb the ladder of success. The business may face hiccups due to external factors but if it has the trust of the customers, it will bounce back in no time. Here are some similar stories from HS Mall in Muzaffarpur. Clothing businessman Ayush Banka said, the lockdown affected his business, but customer trust, digital support and persistence turned the situation back in his favor.

Ayush said that they have been associated with the textile business for 40 years. 25 years ago, they had a clothes shop called Garib Vastralaya on Tower Chowk in Muzaffarpur. That shop was built by his father for the people of the village so that they can buy clothes at reasonable rates. He said, ‘Even

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Lucy Boynton on Life During Lockdown and Her At-Home Beauty Routine

Along with binge-watching I May Destroy You and singing Michaela Coel’s praises (“Just give her all of the awards”), Boynton has been switching her playful makeup touches for curated, simplified skin care. “I try to use very pure and light products, like Weleda, because my skin is so sensitive,” says Boynton. “I’ve tried not to put on makeup and just give my skin a bit of a break, but there were a few days in lockdown where I just needed some kind of excitement and/or novelty.” 

Fortunately, a recent afternoon spent with makeup artist Jo Baker resulted in a characteristically whimsical beauty look from the duo—hopefully, the first of many, as the two have a few more rendezvous on the books. “Literally Barry M glitter eyeshadow would be my go-to for application, but if I had any of the skill that Jo has, I would probably have some sort of

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As France Mulls Another COVID-19 Lockdown, Dior Debuts On Tik Tok With First Major Live Paris Fashion Week Show

Guests arriving at the Dior Spring 2021 fashion show may have had a sense of dejá Vu. As the fashion flock traveled to Paris from Milan last February, Italy started locking down several regions, including the northern fashion hub town. The Paris collections kick-off when Dior shows on the second day of the calendar. Buyers and press wondered then about the fate of PFW fulfilling its scheduled nine-day affair, and many in the industry cut their trips short or canceled altogether to avoid catching the new virus.

This season, a similar sense is lurking as the French government imposed further restrictions on the countries’ hot zones, including Paris over the weekend. Major changes include bars not being open past

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