Sex indoors between couples living apart is banned under Tier 2 restrictions, Downing Street has said.
Couples will be able to meet outdoors – but are expected to adhere to social distancing rules. They must also adhere to the rule of six.
“The rules on household mixing in Tier 2 set out that you should mix with your own household only unless you’ve formed a support bubble and that obviously does apply to some couples,” Boris Johnson’s official spokesman told reporters on Friday.
Quick-witted online commentators were sharp to respond to the news of the prime minister’s sex ban, with some suggesting that dogging is now the only legal way to enjoy a sex-filled winter.
Here are some of the best reactions.