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England to introduce mandatory hotel quarantine

Travellers arriving in England from Covid-19 hotspots from around the world will have to quarantine in hotels, prime minister, Boris Johnson, has announced. The measures will apply to people coming from most of South America, southern Africa and Portugal, amid concern over new variants of the virus. Most overseas visitors …

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Where To Try Cheese Rolling

Originating in Gloucester, England, in the 15th century, this injury-prone activity sees participants charge down a steep hill in pursuit of a round of cheese. Where to try it: Gloucester’s annual Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling is the world’s largest competition

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Arrivals from more African nations banned from UK

Travellers from a number of countries in southern Africa have been banned from entering England on an attempt to stop the spread of a new variant of Covid-19. While arrivals from South Africa have been banned for some weeks, this has now been expanded to include travellers from Namibia, Zimbabwe, …

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UK considering introducing Covid-19 border checks

Travellers arriving in the UK from overseas could soon be required to prove they have had a negative Covid-19 test. While the procedure has been commonplace in many destinations for months, British authorities have so far proved unwilling to follow suit. However, the department for transport (DfT) said the measure …

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