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commission calls for countries to drop ‘blanket travel bans’ on UK

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Blossoming Tue 22-Dec-20 16:37:02

Report in today’s Independent online. Some hope in the middle of all the bad news, perhaps.

www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/uk-travel-ban-europe-eu-restrictions-b1777601.html

growstuff Tue 22-Dec-20 17:14:07

The trouble is that the countries are sovereign nations (who'd have thought it?) and don't have to do what the Commission says.

Whitewavemark2 Tue 22-Dec-20 17:19:09

I think that France has said 48 hrs and is now requesting that those entering France from the U.K. does so with a negative covid test result.

It is exercising its sovereignty. You know, the concept we apparently have taken 4 years to get back.

Retiredwell Tue 22-Dec-20 17:34:47

Whitewavemark2

I think that France has said 48 hrs and is now requesting that those entering France from the U.K. does so with a negative covid test result.

It is exercising its sovereignty. You know, the concept we apparently have taken 4 years to get back.

Right on the mark there Whitewavemark2, well said. 👍👍😂

mokryna Tue 22-Dec-20 17:44:30

Germany 6th January

Blossoming Tue 22-Dec-20 23:21:18

www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55418565

Blossoming Wed 23-Dec-20 10:17:09

apple.news/AIN7o2ycMT7iPJ0foBnAZ5Q

Nandalot Wed 23-Dec-20 11:01:38

Even before the mutant virus, Spain was insisting on PCR Test with certification. Granddaughter at uni in England had to get one before flying to Spain to be with her family. It was going to cost £250, though in Spain it costs 25E. (She managed to get flight to Spain about 6 hours before they banned all flights).
It seems a sensible idea for all countries...though it would need to be cheaper.