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Coronavirus: How Christmas could be different this year

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Coronavirus: How Christmas could be different this yearUnder the new guidance, there will be a limit of six people from multiple households at social gatherings in England, and six people from two households in Scotland. There are some exceptions, but a family of five, for example, could be left with an awkward decision: do we invite grandma or granddad? Either way, the rules mean there will be fewer places at the table for the all-important Christmas dinner - though there might be more turkey to go around. But then it's a guessing game for turkey farmers. Nick and Maria Davis, from Usk Vale Poultry in south Wales, normally raise 70,000 turkeys for Christmas, but have cut back by about 20% for 2020 due to the uncertainty. "The run-up to...
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