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Grant Shapps among British holidaymakers facing quarantine on return from Spain

Spanish beach - Getty
Spanish beach – Getty

Transport secretary Grant Shapps is among the British holidaymakers currently in Spain who will have to quarantine on their return. 

Ministers reimposed restrictions on travel from Spain, including its islands, on Saturday night following new outbreaks of coronavirus that prompted fears of a second wave of infections. This has thrown thousands of holidaymakers’ plans into disarray.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office changed its advice to warn against all but essential travel to mainland Spain. 

Labour’s Jonathan Ashworth said “you couldn’t make it up” after it was confirmed Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is currently in Spain and

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British caddies facing extended quarantine periods around PGA Tour restart

Harry Diamond, Rory McIlroy’s caddie, is just one of several British bagmen resigned to spending up to eight of the next 13 weeks in quarantine in order to appear at the PGA Tour’s forthcoming restart. 

Diamond arrived in Florida at the weekend to start to fulfil the segregated fortnight required to make him eligible to work for the world No 1 at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas, the first event back after a three-month hiatus on June 11. 

McIlroy is also due to play at the following RBC Heritage in South Carolina and the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. Diamond

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