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Coronavirus: Foreign Office in bid to rescue Britons stranded on cruise ship

1 month ago   |   By BBC

The Foreign Office is "working to organise a flight" to bring back 74 Britons from the Diamond Princess.
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Britain to evacuate citizens from coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Foreign office seeking to organise flight for UK nationals stuck on ship where more than 450 people have virus Infected people in Wuhan to be ‘rounded up' - live updates The British government has said it is “working to organise a flight” to evacuate citizens stranded on a stricken cruise ship where more than 450 people have tested positive for the new coronavirus. The Diamond Princess cruise ship was quarantined off Japan after a passenger who disembarked in Hong Kong was confirmed to have the disease. For the past two weeks, passengers have been mostly confined to their cabins, where...
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FCO ‘working to organise' flight home for Britons on coronavirus cruise ship

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is “working to organise” a flight back to the UK for British nationals on board a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to coronavirus fears.
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Coronavirus: Brits stuck on Japan ship 'to fly home' as UK confirms rescue flight plans

Coronavirus: Brits stuck on Japan ship 'to fly home' as UK confirms rescue flight plans

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is "working to organise" a flight back to the UK for British nationals on board a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to coronavirus fears
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Coronavirus: UK 'working to organise flight' for Britons trapped on quarantined cruise

Coronavirus: UK 'working to organise flight' for Britons trapped on quarantined cruise

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

The Foreign Office says it is "working to organise a flight" back to the UK for British nationals who remain trapped on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship.
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