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148,000 NI workers may be exempt from UK's 14-day air travel quarantine rule

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

At least 148,000 people in Northern Ireland could be exempt from the Government's planned 14-day quarantine because of their jobs, it has emerged.
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14-day UK coronavirus quarantine for travellers 'temporary' say ministers

14-day UK coronavirus quarantine for travellers 'temporary' say ministers

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Tory revolt prompts government to think again about ‘air bridges' with other countries Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The UK government has insisted plans to quarantine travellers for 14 days will go ahead for a “temporary, time-limited” period, despite signs No 10 is increasingly favouring the option of “air bridges” with low-risk countries. Simon Clarke, a local government minister, said the moves to impose a quarantine were essential to stop the risk of new imported cases of coronavirus as the UK's infection rate came down.
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UK coronavirus live: government's quarantine plans under fire as MPs return to Westminster

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

News updates: Many MPs say it is unfair to force those who are shielding or self-isolating to be present in Commons or lose right to vote Critics round on No 10 over ‘ridiculous' rules for 14-day quarantine Ministers accused over delayed release of BAME Covid-19 review Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage 7.44am BST Former transport minister Stephen Hammond has continued to call for the plan to quarantine all people arriving from outside the UK to be scrapped.
Hammond said a “blanket set of measures” for a 14-day quarantine would not work. He told BBC Radio 4's...
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Travel businesses back campaign urging the UK Government to overturn its planned 14 day quarantine for arrivals

1 month ago   |   By Press and Journal

Travel businesses across the north of Scotland have backed a nationwide campaign urging the UK Government to overturn its planned 14 day quarantine for arrivals.
Major hotels, travel companies and restaurateurs have claimed the policy is “unworkable” and have endorsed a letter sent to Home Secretary Priti Patel.
The businesses are calling for air bridges to be created to enable people to travel without being quarantined between countries where the risk of being infected by coronavirus is deemed to be low.
The government's current plans would mean all international arrivals - apart from...
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Scots can travel to 39 countries without quarantining but Spain is not on list

Scots can travel to 39 countries without quarantining but Spain is not on list

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the 14-day quarantine restriction will be lifted on July 10 for people returning or visiting from a list of 'air bridge' countries... Read more ...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Covid-19 tracker app passes 860,000 downloads...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Covid-19 tracker app passes 860,000 downloads in 24 hours

THE COVID-19 tracker app launched yesterday has surpassed 860,000 downloads in just 24 hours. The app will facilitate contact tracing, symptom tracking and contain other... Read more ...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Covid-19 tracker app launched in Ireland to...

Coronavirus in Ireland LIVE - Covid-19 tracker app launched in Ireland to help contact tracing and symptom tracking

A COVID-19 tracker app has been launched today by the HSE and Department of Health to help identify the close contacts of people who test positive for the virus. The app will... Read more ...

Australians warned they could face 'arbitrary detention' if they travel to China

Australians warned they could face 'arbitrary detention' if they travel to China

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade released an update on international travel sanctions on Tuesday featuring a sinister message for Australian travelers heading to China. Read more ...

Brexit emergency: Trade talks today as Barnier jets to London amid no-deal...

Brexit emergency: Trade talks today as Barnier jets to London amid no-deal pressure

MICHEL Barnier is due to travel to London today for what observers are seeing as an extra emergency round of unofficial trade talks with David Frost, his UK counterpart, amid... Read more ...

Air New Zealand puts temporary hold on new international bookings

Air New Zealand puts temporary hold on new international bookings

"The move is to help ensure the country is able to provide quarantine accommodation for inbound passengers for the required 14-day period," said the airline Read more ...

Human rights abusers can ‘no longer spend their blood money in the UK'

Human rights abusers can ‘no longer spend their blood money in the UK'

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab Perpetrators of the ‘very worst human rights abuses' will face asset freezes and travel bans in the UK. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has... Read more ...

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Coronavirus Ayrshire: Quarantine travel restrictions lifted for some countries

Coronavirus Ayrshire: Quarantine travel restrictions lifted for some countries

Spain is one of the countries included on the First Minister's list. Read more ...

Martin Lewis issues urgent holiday travel advice warning

Martin Lewis issues urgent holiday travel advice warning

Quarantine free holidays to over 70 countries and territories will be possible from July 10 but the Money Saving Expert has warned travellers to ensure they are protected Read more ...