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Sun, sea and… social distancing? How Ibiza Rocks is restarting the party

Sun, sea and… social distancing? How Ibiza Rocks is restarting the party

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Ibiza's summer season for 2020 is all about sun, sea, and staying more than 1.5 metres away from strangers.Despite lockdown measures across Spain easing, clubs on the White Isle remain closed on government orders, and have reportedly been told they won't be able to open again until next year. However, there is one venue that will soon be getting the party started. Image: There'll be no dance floor this year, but the Ibiza Rocks pool will be open with restrictions to be confirmed Ibiza Rocks, which launched in 2005 to bring live bands to the most famous club scene in the world, is set to be back up and running from 1 July as coronavirus restrictions ease.In any other year, there would be thousands of mainly 20-somethings squeezed into ...
Jo Brand on Strictly, strippers and… staying safe

Jo Brand on Strictly, strippers and… staying safe

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Jo Brand is a woman with staying power - she's been on our radar for the best part of three decades and the media have cast her as everything from man-hater to national treasure during that time.She's no man-hater, of course. And she'd prefer to "maintain a decent taint of national disgrace" than be a national treasure.The comedian recently hit the headlines when she rebuked Have I Got News For You panellist Ian Hislop for not taking sexual harassment seriously enough.Brand, who was hosting the show, said: "As the only representative of the female gender, it doesn't have to be high level [harassment] for women to feel under siege in somewhere like the House of Commons. And for women, if you're const...