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Afghanistan: UK nationals warned not to travel to Kabul airport – BBC Newsnight

The updated Foreign Office advice says there is an “ongoing an high threat of terrorist attack”. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog People in Afghanistan should stay away from Kabul airport due to a “high threat of a terrorist attack”, the UK Foreign Office has warned. In new advice, the FCDO told anyone in the area to […]

BBC World News – Available Wherever You Travel – BBC News

Wherever you’re going, BBC World News travels with you. The channel is available in hotels, airports, planes and cruise ships across the globe. Go to bbcwnpartners.com/travel to find where you can watch BBC World News – so you are always up-to-date whilst travelling. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Islamic State’s ‘Most Wanted’ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX5GE4jXnF9bvF4C801cul3 World In Pictures […]

Sri Lanka: UK tightens its travel warnings – BBC News

The British government is advising against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka after the bombings on Easter Sunday, which claimed the lives of at least 250 people. The Foreign Office says terrorists are very likely to try to carry out indiscriminate attacks, especially in places visited by foreigners. There are some 8,000 British tourists […]

Coronavirus: China warns against travel to virus-hit Wuhan – BBC News

Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has killed nine. Those living in the city of 8.9 million people have also been told to avoid crowds and minimise public gatherings. The new virus has spread from Wuhan to […]

Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from Europe to US – BBC News

US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping travel restrictions on 26 European countries in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The ban applies to travellers from countries which are members of the Schengen border-free travel area. The UK, Ireland and other non-Schengen countries are unaffected. US citizens are also exempt. The EU […]

Coronavirus: the impact on the Travel and Tourism industry – BBC News

A passenger on an Aer Lingus flight from Belfast to Heathrow has shared photos showing most passengers sitting close together. “There was no social distancing, there was no sanitiser,” according to Sean Mallon. Aer Lingus has said it is reviewing procedures on its Belfast to London flights, following the claim it was not observing social […]

Rush to book summer breaks in Europe after deal to lift travel restrictions – BBC News

Travel firms are seeing a huge rush to book summer holidays after a new deal means restrictions on travel to many countries in Europe will be lifted from July 6th. A new “traffic light” system will set risk levels for individual countries – with a “Green” rating allowing unrestricted travel. Many destinations including France, Spain, […]

Travel chaos as UK warns against visiting Spain and imposes new quarantine

Thousands of British tourists have had their holidays to Spain thrown into chaos, after the British government advised against all non-essential travel to the country and re-imposed a 14 day quarantine on people returning from there to the UK. It follows a dramatic increase in coronavirus infections in Spain, with nearly 1,000 new cases reported […]