Retired Dumfries and Galloway GP goes viral after sharing how he broke social distancing rules to comfort grieving widow

A retired GP has gone viral on social media after sharing a post on why he broke Covid distancing rules to comfort a grieving widow.

Dr Prit Buttar, who lives just outside Dundrennan, took to Twitter to share his story following allegations of lockdown parties in Downing Street.

The 61-year-old was working at a vaccine clinic in Annan last year when he hugged a woman who had come in shortly after her husband had died from cancer.

He said: “This poor person just...