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Does UK border relaxation risk spread of new Covid variants?

Getting to grips with . . . Ministers insist new quarantine-free rules for US and EU travellers are safe by The Week team 29 Jul 2021 Allowing US and EU tourists into the UK without quarantine will leave the country vulnerable to new Delta-like Covid variants, Labour has warned. The government…
bubmag
July 29, 2021
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UK border posts in race to be ready for EU import checks

Concerns have been raised again that several border control posts in the United Kingdom may not be ready by January when checks on some imports from Europe are scheduled to come into force. Physical checks on products of animal origin will begin in January 2022. Import declarations start in October…
bubmag
July 9, 2021
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UK border surveillance regime highly privatised, says Privacy International

Research from Privacy International raises concerns about the deep involvement of technology companies in the development and deployment of various technologies throughout the UK’s border regime, along with the lack of scrutiny they receive By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Senior reporter Published: 12 Feb 2021 10:45 Private technology firms involved…
bubmag
February 12, 2021
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Congestion eases at UK border after thousands of drivers tested

Thousands more lorries have been allowed to cross the English Channel after being held at the border on Christmas Day, but hauliers have warned “it’s not over yet”. Congestion continues to ease at the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel on St Stephen’s Day after thousands of drivers spent days in…
bubmag
December 26, 2020
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Covid-19: Agreement ‘reached with France’ over UK border

Publishedduration1 day agomedia caption1,500 lorries stuck in Kent as France remains closedFrance is starting to let traffic from the UK back in after the nations reached agreement over their shared border, closed amid concerns over a new coronavirus variant.Freight drivers and some passengers, including EU citizens, will be among those…
bubmag
December 22, 2020