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UK to announce new international travel rules

Britain will on Monday set out plans to restart international travel, using a “traffic-light” system as the country cautiously emerges from lockdown.

The announcement comes as the UK has set a tentative date of May 17 to relaunch international travel.

Travel destinations will be ranked green, amber or red according to virus risk, Downing Street said in a statement late Saturday, with the government to provide more details on Monday.

International travel is currently banned except for a handful of permitted reasons. This has created massive pent-up demand for summer holidays abroad.

“We are doing everything we can to enable

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Nicola Sturgeon reveals key dates for easing travel and holiday rules

Northern link: the Forth Bridge (Simon Calder)

Northern link: the Forth Bridge (Simon Calder)

Domestic tourism will be permitted in Scotland from 26 April.

Scotland will lift its near-nationwide “stay at home” order on 2 April, and initially, for at least three weeks, the guidance will be to “stay local”.

The first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, told MSPs that according to an “indicative timeline” of 26 April, restrictions on journeys within mainland Scotland will be lifted and tourist accommodation will open.

Museums, galleries and hotels will also open.

Links with other UK nations will also be possible from 26 April “or very shortly afterwards”.

But Ms Sturgeon said

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UK travel quarantine rules come into effect

New rules requiring all people arriving in the UK to self-isolate for 14 days have come into effect.

Those arriving by plane, ferry or train – including UK nationals – will have to provide an address where they will self-isolate and face fines of up to £1,000 if they do not follow the rules.

Home Secretary Priti Patel said the laws are designed “to prevent a second wave” of coronavirus.

But some industries have warned they will be severely impacted by the rules.

Anyone arriving from the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man does not

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How the government’s new quarantine travel rules affect you

Home secretary Priti Patel has confirmed most people who travel to England from abroad will be forced to quarantine from Monday.

Announcing the regulations in the House of Commons on Wednesday, Patel said they were “backed by the science” and form a “proportionate approach to protect the health of the British public” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

So, what do the rules mean and how will they be enforced? Yahoo News UK explains all…

Where will the rules apply?

In England. The devolved administrations of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can set their own rules.

What do they mean?

International arrivals

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