“Eavesdrop” in the news

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The Independent
· We went to a restaurant for the first time since February – but didn’t stay for dessert  
The restaurant had been decked out in stylish screen partitions between all the tables – although this did make me feel slightly reassured, it did reduce the ability to eavesdrop on other diners; obviously one of the biggest perks of eating out, along with not having to do the washing up.