17 Dec 2020

UK correspondent Hugo Gye

From Nine To Noon, 9:40 am on 17 December 2020

UK correspondent Hugo Gye looks at the final two weeks before the UK leaves the EU's legal regime and the deadlock in any trade deal. There are concerns over a planned relaxation of Covid rules over Christmas and more Britons than ever before are shopping online - but the Royal Mail keep up?

Crowds of shoppers and commuters walk along Oxford Street ahead of introduction of tougher coronavirus restrictions in the run up to Christmas, on 15 December, 2020 in London.

Shoppers crowded onto Oxford Street ahead of tougher new coronavirus rules coming into place in London. Photo: WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/AFP