Social-distancing rules tested as United Kingdom suffers through punishing temperatures | ABC News

The mercury is rising in the UK, and Britons are flocking to the countries’ beaches. But as tightly-packed crowds swell, some people are being ordered home. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC … Read more Social-distancing rules tested as United Kingdom suffers through punishing temperatures | ABC News

Thousands pack Britain’s beaches as heatwave hits

Britons have been warned not to “underestimate the heat” on what could be the hottest day of the year amid concerns that it will become “highly dangerous” to be outside. The UK is expected to see record-breaking temperatures on Friday, with the mercury set to rise to 37C in London and the south-east, the second … Read more Thousands pack Britain’s beaches as heatwave hits

Sunak warns of travel ‘disruption’ risk

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned Britons preparing to visit France that there is “always the risk of disruption to travel plans”. It comes amid speculation the country could be next on the UK’s quarantine list due to a spike in coronavirus cases. Find the latest here: https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-chancellor-rishi-sunak-warns-of-travel-disruption-risk-as-france-could-be-next-on-quarantine-list-12044162 SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: … Read more Sunak warns of travel ‘disruption’ risk

Coronavirus – The Latest: The Covid-19 ‘long-haulers’

Subscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus As MPs are warned that up to half a million Britons are suffering coronavirus symptoms months after first falling ill, Theodora Louloudis hears from those experiencing ‘long Covid’ and speaks to Professor Tim Spector, … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: The Covid-19 ‘long-haulers’

Boris Johnson warns Britons not to ‘delude’ themselves that pandemic is over

Boris Johnson has urged Britons not to “delude” themselves that the pandemic is over amid growing fears about a second wave in Europe. The Prime Minister said it was “absolutely vital as a country that we continue to keep our focus and our discipline,” adding: “Don’t delude ourselves that we are out of the woods … Read more Boris Johnson warns Britons not to ‘delude’ themselves that pandemic is over

Spain Coronavirus: Can I still go on my summer holiday if quarantine is imposed? | ITV News

The UK Government’s decision to remove Spain from its list of safe countries has raised concerns among holidaymakers looking to jet abroad this year. The FCO advises against all but essential travel to Spain, the Balearic and Canary Islands – all popular tourist destinations among Britons. Britons arriving back from Spain must self-isolate for 14 … Read more Spain Coronavirus: Can I still go on my summer holiday if quarantine is imposed? | ITV News

Boris Johnson Warns of New Surge in Coronavirus Cases in Europe, Defends Spain Quarantine

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the U.K. must be “vigilant” about the threat of a resurgence in Covid-19 across Europe after his government warned more restrictions on travel could be imposed. Ministers have already advised Britons against all non-essential trips to Spain and ordered arrivals from Spanish airports to quarantine for 14 days amid fears … Read more Boris Johnson Warns of New Surge in Coronavirus Cases in Europe, Defends Spain Quarantine

Spain urges UK to reverse quarantine on return travellers

The Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is urging Britain to reverse its snap decision to impose a quarantine on travellers from Spain, calling for the Balearic and Canary Islands to be excluded. British tourists in Spain were also blind-sided by the decision, throwing their return travel plans into chaos. Last year Britons made up one-fifth … Read more Spain urges UK to reverse quarantine on return travellers

Spain Lashes Out at the U.K.’s ‘Disproportionate’ Travel Restrictions

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez responded angrily to the U.K. ratcheting up its travel restrictions to Spain to include popular holiday islands. “The decision is unbalanced,” Sanchez said in interview with local television broadcaster Telecinco. The Balearic and Canary Islands, he said “have a lower incidence of the virus than is being registered right now” in … Read more Spain Lashes Out at the U.K.’s ‘Disproportionate’ Travel Restrictions

Boris Johnson centre of UK campaign to reduce waistlines and coronavirus risk | ABC News

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made himself the centre of a national campaign to reduce waistlines. The PM has lost more than 6 kg since his intensive care brush with COVID-19, and now wants Britons to follow his lead. Read more here: https://ab.co/2PTeDpK For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch … Read more Boris Johnson centre of UK campaign to reduce waistlines and coronavirus risk | ABC News

More confusion for thousands of British holidaymakers over Spain quarantine – BBC News

Thousands of British holiday makers are facing uncertainty, following the government’s decision to impose a two-week quarantine on people travelling to the UK from Spain, including its hugely popular island destinations. Travel companies say they’re deeply disappointed that the Balearic and Canary Islands have been included, because they have not had the recent surge in … Read more More confusion for thousands of British holidaymakers over Spain quarantine – BBC News

Fighting obesity – what Britain can learn from other countries

Ministers have urged Britons to see the Covid crisis as a “deadly wake-up call” about the dangers of Britain’s obesity levels, but what can we learn from other countries? The obesity strategy here will include restrictions on television advertising and a crackdown on supermarket deals promoting chocolate and crisps. In Japan – where only 3.5% … Read more Fighting obesity – what Britain can learn from other countries

Coronavirus: UK ministers caught out by new quarantine measures

Transport secretary Grant Shapps MP is now facing the prospect of self-isolating when he returns from holiday after the reintroduction of coronavirus quarantine measures for Britons returning from Spain. A second government minister has been affected, minister for small business Paul Scully MP is currently on holiday in Lanzarote. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for … Read more Coronavirus: UK ministers caught out by new quarantine measures

Britons confused and angry over Spain quarantine

Tens of thousands of British tourists in Spain have had their holidays thrown into disarray after the Government imposed an immediate two-week quarantine for anyone returning from the country. On Saturday night, ministers reimposed restrictions on travel from Spain – including its islands – following new outbreaks of coronavirus that prompted Spanish health officials to warn … Read more Britons confused and angry over Spain quarantine