Can I share a car with other people and is car sharing now allowed?

The government have clarified their advice on car sharing for the next phase of lockdown. (Picture: Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) From July 4, new lockdown rules are coming into place in England as part of the government’s plan to help the UK return to life as ‘near normal’ as possible following the outbreak of coronavirus. As part of the most recent easing of lockdown restrictions in the UK, groups of up to two households are allowed to meet indoors, you can stay overnight away from your home with…

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Can you go on holiday with friends as restrictions are eased?

You might not want to start planning that epic round trip just yet. (Picture: Getty) Tomorrow, Saturday 4 July, marks a big moment for England in terms of lockdown restrictions being eased as the government takes another huge step towards their plan to return life to as near normal as possible following the outbreak of coronavirus in the UK. Restaurants, pubs, cinemas, visitor attractions, hotels, and campsites will all be able to open for the first time since March 23 and other public places, such as libraries, community centres, places of worship,…

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Travelling to France: What are the country’s current quarantine rules?

It’ll soon be much easier to travel to and from France (Picture: Reuters) It was announced early on Friday that quarantine rules have been scrapped for people coming to England from more than 50 countries including France, Spain, Germany and Italy. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told BBC Breakfast the full list of exempt countries would be published later on in the afternoon of Friday 3 July, following several delays. The new exemptions mean people arriving from selected countries will be able to enter England without needing to self-isolate, unless they…

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Quarantine scrapped for English travellers returning from Spain, Italy, France and Germany

English holidaymakers will no longer have to self-isolate for two weeks from July 10 (Picture: PA) Travellers returning to England after holidays to Spain, Italy, France and Germany will no longer need to self-isolate from July 10, the government has announced. The Department of Transport (DoT) said the full list of countries which will be exempt from a 14-day quarantine period will be published on Friday. It is expected that details of the government’s so-called ‘traffic light’ safe travel system will also be announced later today following days of delays.…

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Boris to ‘approve travel to 95 countries’ but just 12 will have air bridges

The PM is expected to give the green light to travel to 95 destinations today (Picture: EPA) The Prime Minister is expected to give the green light for Britons to travel to 95 foreign destinations later today. But not all of them will have air bridges, as it has emerged only 12 countries are likely to allow tourists from the UK to bypass quarantine rules, MailOnline reports. Many countries are reportedly wary of allowing tourists from Britain to enter after spikes in coronavirus cases in certain areas – particularly Leicester…

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What are the 15 ‘safe countries’ allowed to travel into the EU?

Lockdown rules are changing (Picture: Getty Images) The European Union is due to open its borders to 15 countries deemed ‘safe’ after debating the list for five days. Lockdown measures are being rolled back across the world – including in England and the rest of the UK – and travel restrictions are slowly being loosened. Now, after a unanimous vote, the EU has said that their borders will be open to a select number of countries they’ve deemed ‘safe’ for travel. What countries are allowed to travel into the EU?…

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Holiday costs soar as tourists charged £43 for kebab and £65 to swim in the sea

A beach bar in Turkey charged £7 for a small coffee and £22 for pitta bread A beach bar in Turkey charged £43 for a kebab as the country’s decimated tourist industry tries to get back on its feet after coronavirus. A customer’s receipt also showed they paid £7.30 (61.59 lira) for a small coffee and £22 (184.78 lira) for some stuffed pitta bread at the establishment in Bodrum, a popular destination for holidaymakers. Exorbitant prices were also seen at the five-star Maçakızı Hotel, which is making visitors pay £65…

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