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France agrees to ease ban as UK urges hauliers to stay away
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France agrees to ease ban as UK urges hauliers to stay away

    Officials in France have agreed to ease some restrictions on travellers entering the country from the UK following a surge in cases from a mutated form of the coronavirus. The conditions set out by French transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebarri will allow people to travel into the country providing they have a recent negative test result. However it remains unclear whether the decision will ease congestion around Kent caused by a backlog of hauliers some of who will tonight spend a third night sleeping in their cabs on UK motorways, parking lots and lay-bys as their path to the continent is blocked. French transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebarri said: Planes, boats and Eurostar trains will resume service as of tomorrow morning. French nationals, people living ...