Large gatherings broken up across country but police say vast majority of people stuck to rules
Police across the UK have made a number of arrests and issued dozens of fines for New Year’s Eve parties and large gatherings that breached strict Covid regulations, but officers said the vast majority of people stuck to the rules.
Parties were broken up in Brighton, Sheffield, Essex, London and Lancashire where breaches of stay-at-home guidelines occurred. In Edinburgh, hundreds of people gathered around the castle despite warnings to keep away.
Read the original article at The Guardian