Air bridge ‘shambles’ as only 25 of 74 countries have no restrictions

Holidaymakers hoping to enjoy a much-awaited trip abroad are facing a maze of red tape, experts warned. Research shows that fewer than half of the nations approved for travel by the government allow entry without any restrictions. On Friday, the Department for Transport released a list of 74 countries and territories which English tourists can …

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Harveys stores face uncertain future as furniture group calls in administrators

Administrators have been called in as part of an attempt to save and restructure struggling furniture brand, Harveys. The chain has seven stores in Kent, residing at Aylesford, Gillingham, Ashford, Margate, Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells and Orpington. The Mirror reports there has been an immediate loss of 240 jobs on a national scale. That, and 20 …

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Boris Johnson sparks anger by blaming care home providers for coronavirus deaths

Boris Johnson has sparked fury by blaming the high number of coronavirus care home deaths on care providers not ‘following procedures’ On a visit to Yorkshire today, the PM claimed: “We discovered too many care homes didn’t really follow the procedures in the way that they could have.” Almost 20,000 people have died from coronavirus …

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Experts warn Spain holidays may be cancelled after new coronavirus outbreaks

New outbreaks of Covid-19 in Spain could lead to more holidays being cancelled, travel experts have advised. The warning follows an increase in bookings for holidays abroad after restrictions were relaxed last week. From July 10, people will be able to fly to Spain without needing to quarantine. Now tourism consultant firm Mirai has looked …

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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 16 but no new fatalities in London, Scotland and Northern Ireland

THE UK coronavirus death toll hit 44,236 today after 16 more fatalities were announced. But there were no new deaths from the bug recorded in London or across Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Today’s rise is the second smallest rise recorded in the UK since lockdown began – beaten only by June 22 when 15 …

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