• UK bans all arrivals from Portugal and South America after discovery of Brazil Covid-19 variant

    1 day ago - By RT

    The UK will ban all travel from South America and Portugal from 4am GMT on Friday after the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant in Brazil, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Thursday.
    UK-bound travellers from Argentina, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela who do not live in the UK will be banned from entering the country.
    “This measure does not apply to British and Irish Nationals and third country nationals with residence rights - but passengers returning from these destinations must...
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