England to scrap quarantine for fully jabbed EU and US visitors
Fully vaccinated travellers from the US and much of Europe will be able to enter England and Scotland without quarantining, starting next week.Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced that people who have received both doses of a vaccine approved by the FDA in the US or the European Medicines Agency, which regulates drugs for the European Union and several other countries, will be able to take pre and post-arrival coronavirus tests instead of self-isolating for 10 days after entering England.The rule change comes into effect at 3am on Monday August 2.
The Antarctic ozone hole, which forms every year over the South Pole between August and October, is now larger than Antarctica, according to scientists from the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service.
Grant Shapps outlines the new quarntine travel rules on Tom Swarbrick's LBC show this morning. Four countries are being removed from England’s red list as part of the latest update to the international travel system, while seven more, including Germany are being added to the green list.It has also been confirmed that arrivals from France will no longer need to self-isolate, aligning the nation with other countries on the amber list, from which arrivals only need to quarantine at home if they are not fully vaccinated.Scotland and Northern Ireland have followed England in introducing the same travel relaxations.
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has defended the government’s decision to wait nine days longer than Wales for self-isolation rules to change. In England, self-isolation rules following a Covid-19 contact will lift for the fully vaccinated from August 16, while Wales will make the change on August 7 and Scotland, on August 9. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says it "stands to reason" that as other countries catch-up with the level of vaccinations as the UK, more of the world will become "accessible" for travel. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. However, they did recommend a more limited step: emergency use authorization for people 65 and older, and for people at high risk of severe infection. CNN’s Jake Tapper discusses with Dr. Anthony Fauci.
A dramatic scientific video has revealed how the Scottish city was covered in a 0.6-mile-thick ice sheet, which lasted until around 15,000 years ago. The computer-enhanced visualisation was created by glaciologist Max Van Wyk of the University of Minnesota and design expert Kieran Duncan of the University of Dundee.
The airport of Barra, Scotland is the only scheduled airport in the world with a beach as runway. Only when the tides clear the seabed can pilots head for the Outer Hebrides Island in Scotland. Barra Airport is a short-runway airport situated in the wide shallow bay of Traigh Mhòr at the northern tip of the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The airport is unique, believed to be the only one in the world where scheduled flights use a tidal beach as the runway.
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India Tour of England begins on Wednesday, August 04 with the first of the five-Test matches scheduled to be played at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Both the visitors and the hosts should be well-rested..