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Covid UK live: travel without quarantine in France resumes

F Fully vaccinated travelers can now visit France without quarantine upon their return to the UK, after changes to travel rules came into effect on Sunday. France has moved from its own amber-plus category to the amber list, meaning fully vaccinated children and passengers do not have to self-quarantine on their return, while unvaccinated travelers should still be kept safe. ...

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Latest Coronavirus Updates: Florida to Offer Vouchers to Parents Who Oppose School Mask Requirements

Here are some significant developments: Federal health officials are rushing to ensure that millions of Americans with weakened immune systems can receive additional coronavirus vaccines to protect them against the highly contagious delta variant. The actions could mean the additional shots would be allowed within days or weeks, according to federal officials who requested anonymity because the plan was not ...

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A country with few asylum seekers wants even fewer

August 7, 2021 SUNTIL, SUN the weather in the south of England brings the scent of sausage barbecues, the quirky tinkle of ice cream vans and inflatable boats filled with asylum seekers. According to BBC, more people have already crossed the Channel this year than during the whole of 2019 or 2020. A new one-day record was set on July ...

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Green List and Red List updates live as government changes travel advice

What are the foreclosure restrictions across the UK? Life will be almost back to normal in Scotland from next Monday when remaining restrictions on social gatherings and physical distancing are relaxed. The majority of Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted in the UK’s four countries, but some guarantees remain. Here’s what you need to know. – What is the image in ...

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Collective immunity against Covid-19 in France possible by fall, official says

Alain Fischer, coordinator of the French Covid-19 vaccination campaign, said the country could achieve collective immunity against the virus by this fall, calling on segments of the population still reluctant to get vaccinated to help to cope with the highly transmissible Delta variant. In an interview with RTL radio on Monday, Fisher noted that “vaccination is progressing very rapidly these ...

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France takes initiative to pressure people to get vaccinated

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be vaccinated by September 15 and ...

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Peru’s elected president wants a government of all political persuasions

Published on: 07/21/2021 – 00:06 Lima (AFP) Peru’s left-wing president-elect Pedro Castillo revealed on Tuesday that he would seek to form a pluralist government in his first remarks to reporters since his election was confirmed. The unionist’s victory over right-wing populist Keiko Fujimori was confirmed on Monday, more than six weeks after the presidential run-off. “We are a working team ...

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French lawmakers will vote on a compromise climate bill

PARIS (AP) – The French parliament plans to hold a final vote on Tuesday on a compromise climate bill that aimed to transform travel, housing and industry, but which environmental activists say is wrong fast enough or far enough to reduce the country’s carbon emissions. Supported by President Emmanuel Macron, the bill addressed issues central to French culture and economy, ...

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Haiti, pressed by foreign powers, announces new government

The risk of allowing decisions to be guided by foreign powers, he said, was an additional unease. Most of the country’s political parties will not accept this decision, Lambert said, and “Haiti will continue in this spiral of instability.” The Core Group was created in 2004 after a coup, as part of the United Nations stabilization mission, said Jake Johnston, ...

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Macron goes to the heart of the country to launch the re-election campaign – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article BAGNÈRES-DE-BIGORRE, France – Emmanuel Macron smelled a piece of local ham and put it in his mouth with delight, then sang a traditional song with the dozen villagers sitting with him by a road tucked away in the Pyrenees. It was a more folkloric side of the normally button-up French president, but he ...

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