BRITS may be able to spend time with their families at Christmas thanks to a new rule allowing households to mix indoors.
Health chiefs are looking at the idea in a bit to save the festive season.
The aim is to unite the UK under a common rule that enables households to mix indoors for a limited period.
The plan will come as a huge boost to families who feared they might miss out on seeing their loved ones over Christmas.
The Sun can reveal that Sage scientists have been modelling the impact of groups bigger than six meeting up.
With Christmas Eve falling on a Thursday and a planned Bank Holiday for Monday December 28, ministers are considering that five-day weekend for a short lifting of a ban on gathering in homes.
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