British tourists in France WILL have to quarantine after a surge in Covid cases

France was added to the UK’s quarantine list today in a savage blow to tens of thousands of British holidaymakers. After a week of speculation ministers acted on a worsening coronavirus situation across the Channel, ministers ordered travellers returning from the popular destination to isolate for 14 days.  The quarantine is set to come in … Read more British tourists in France WILL have to quarantine after a surge in Covid cases

British tourists in France WILL have to quarantine after a surge in Covid cases

France was added to the UK’s quarantine list today in a savage blow to tens of thousands of British holidaymakers. After a week of speculation ministers acted on a worsening coronavirus situation across the Channel, ministers ordered travellers returning from the popular destination to isolate for 14 days.  The quarantine is set to come in … Read more British tourists in France WILL have to quarantine after a surge in Covid cases

British holidaymakers in France could be SPARED quarantine

British holidaymakers in France could be spared quarantine for now despite a surge in coronavirus cases. A review due to be completed today is expected to keep France on the list of countries that are exempted from the UK’s 14-day isolation rules. However, the Netherlands and Malta are at risk of being taken off the … Read more British holidaymakers in France could be SPARED quarantine

Some countries with ‘travel corridors’ to the UK have higher coronavirus infection rates than France

As speculation grows that France could be removed from the UK’s quarantine-free list this week, analysis has found that fourteen other countries also on the list have higher or similar coronavirus figures. Fears are now mounting that all fourteen countries – including France – could be added to the quarantine list, throwing the plans of … Read more Some countries with ‘travel corridors’ to the UK have higher coronavirus infection rates than France

Some countries with ‘travel corridors’ to the UK have higher coronavirus infection rates than France

As speculation grows that France could be removed from the UK’s quarantine-free list this week, analysis has found that fourteen other countries also on the list have higher or similar coronavirus figures. Fears are now mounting that all fourteen countries – including France – could be added to the quarantine list, throwing the plans of … Read more Some countries with ‘travel corridors’ to the UK have higher coronavirus infection rates than France

MailOnline sails by yacht from Dover to Dunkirk across the world’s busiest shipping lane

We suddenly got a warning on the VHF radio that a Belgian warship was within range and that we should keep clear.  We weren’t keen on tangling with it, so we swiftly checked the map and altered our course. The warning came through as we steadily bobbed across the world’s busiest shipping lane on our … Read more MailOnline sails by yacht from Dover to Dunkirk across the world’s busiest shipping lane

France is told to ‘pull itself together’ to beat coronavirus

France’s prime minister has told his citizens to ‘pull themselves together’ amid a fresh surge in coronavirus cases.  Jean Castex said the public was becoming careless and raised the spectre of a second lockdown after a rise of more than 10,000 cases in the last week.  France’s seven-day average now stands at 1,691 new cases … Read more France is told to ‘pull itself together’ to beat coronavirus

France is told to ‘pull itself together’ to beat coronavirus

France’s prime minister has told his citizens to ‘pull themselves together’ amid a fresh surge in coronavirus cases.  Jean Castex said the public was becoming careless and raised the spectre of a second lockdown after a rise of more than 10,000 cases in the last week.  France’s seven-day average now stands at 1,691 new cases … Read more France is told to ‘pull itself together’ to beat coronavirus

Coronavirus France: Tourists fearful as hospitalisations RISE

The UK updated its travel ‘green list’ on Tuesday, but did not take Portugal off the quarantine list, amid fears that France could soon join it as hospitalisations and cases rise. In a blow to the Portuguese economy that benefits greatly from tourism from the UK, the UK Government was warned that cases in Portugal … Read more Coronavirus France: Tourists fearful as hospitalisations RISE

France intercepts just one in five migrants crossing the Channel

Just one in five migrants who have tried to cross the Channel have been intercepted by France – as politicians from the country now claims the newcomers are lured into Britain by its generous welfare state.   Immigration minister Chris Philp travelled to Paris on Tuesday to seek stronger enforcement measures – as Border Force continued … Read more France intercepts just one in five migrants crossing the Channel