Police boss urges ban on people from hotspots travelling into Wales

Arfon Jones, North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner

But he says if Wales does bring in its own ban, he won’t be lining the English/North Welsh border with patrol cars.

North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones spoke out after Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford threatened a travel ban if Mr Johnson does not impose his own.

The UK government announced yesterday it will advise against non-essential travel from

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France to ban wild animals from travelling circuses, mink farms ‘gradually’

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France said Tuesday it planned to “gradually” ban mink farms in the country as well the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and the breeding of dolphins and orcas in captivity.

Environment minister Barbara Pompili announced the sweeping measures saying “our attitude to wild animals has changed”.

The country’s three dolphinariums will also no longer be able to breed or bring in new dolphins

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Welsh First Minister says lack of English travel ban ‘undermines’ Covid-19 fight

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Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has written to Boris Johnson to claim his decision not to impose travel restrictions for English lockdown areas is “undermining” Wales’ ability to control the spread of coronavirus.

The letter has been described by Mr Drakeford as a last-ditch attempt to get the Prime Minister to restrict people living under lockdown in England from being able to travel to areas of Wales where

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Sneaky ‘inactivity’ fee on travel cards stings Aussies amid travel ban

Our passports, suitcases and other holiday gear have collecting dust for months now.

But with most international travel unlikely to return this year, if you have an overseas travel money card loaded with foreign currency, there’s a good reason to dust it off, log into your account and make sure you’re not being slugged with unexpected charges.

Many travel money cards — which customers pre-load with foreign currency to spend

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Chaos as non-essential travel ban trailled – before plan watered down hours later

Confusion reigned late on Monday night – after the Government appeared to trail a non-essential travel ban only to water down the plan hours later.

Sources told BirminghamLive the measure was coming on Monday afternoon, in advance of the Prime Minister’s statement on the new three-tier system for dealing with coronavirus.

That was later confirmed by mayor Andy Street, who said: “You should only travel for essential reasons as of

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Bridgehampton’s Almond To Host Five-Course Meal With Dishes From Countries On President Trump’s Travel Ban

Almond in Bridgehampton is taking a stand against the controversial travel ban that restricts admission of citizens from six Muslim-majority countries to the United States.

On Wednesday, April 19, Executive Chef Jason Weiner’s latest wine dinner at Almond will feature a five-course meal that highlights dishes from Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen – the six Middle East countries that have been impacted by the ban.

Weiner wants to

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Border Patrol says more Americans violating non-essential travel ban

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PHOENIX — As the United States and Mexico work to stop COVID-19’s spread, non-essential travel remains prohibited across their shared border.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection surveyed 150,000 travelers along the southwest border and CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Arizona’s Morning News on Friday that more Americans are traveling for non-essential reasons.

“This is a balance about addressing the real public

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Boris Johnson to ban overnight stays and non-essential travel in Covid hotspots

OVERNIGHT stays will be forbidden in northern virus hotspots for four weeks, Boris Johnson will announce today.

As well as the bed ban, residents can only leave the highest risk regions for essential travel such as work, education or health reasons, and must return that day.

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Boris, pictured this morning, is set to announce his 'tiers for fears' lockdown system

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Boris, pictured this morning, is set to announce his ‘tiers for
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New England lockdown rules to ban travel in coronavirus hotspots and force pubs to shut

Residents of Covid-19 hotspots will be told on Monday that they should not travel unless they have to as part of a new three-tier system of local restrictions applying across England.

The country will be divided into three zones – medium risk, high risk and very high risk – depending on their level and growth rate of infections.

Areas in the first tier will remain under roughly the same rules

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Washington cross-border mailbox businesses prepare to sink or swim as travel ban continues

At least once a month Jeff Lewis used to make the 20-minute drive from his home in Surrey, B.C., to pick up packages he had sent to a mailbox service in Blaine, Wash. 

Like many B.C. residents who live near the border, Lewis, 64, used the service to buy U.S. goods not available in Canada or to save on shipping. But Lewis hasn’t been to Blaine since the border closed

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Incredible Australian destinations to visit during international travel ban

Your travel bucket list may have needed a little tweaking this year, but you don’t have to ditch it altogether – Australia has you covered. Whether you were dreaming of sipping wine at a cellar door in France’s Bordeaux or hitting the road on California’s Big Sur coastal drive, Australia has experiences that are a match, if not better, than those we traditionally travel overseas for.

Almost a third of

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Whistleblower Scientist Rick Bright Says Trump Administration Has ‘Failed America,’ Savages China Travel Ban

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Rick Bright, a whistleblower and the former director of a federal program working with industry and academia to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, alleged the Trump administration “silenced” scientists and “resisted” aggressive measures early on in the pandemic to mitigate the spread of the virus during an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper two days after his resignation from the National Institutes of Health, and he criticized one of the few

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Coronavirus news: Mark Drakeford quizzed on ban within UK on people travelling to Wales | UK | News (Reports)

The Welsh First Minister told the BBC’s Naga Munchetty that the travel restriction was not a blanket ban across all of Wales. He compared the travel restriction to the stay local rule implemented in Wales during an earlier stage of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Mr Drakeford said: “People in other parts of the United Kingdom who do not live in hotspot areas will still be able to come.

“What we are

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Australia travel ban: Can I travel to Australia, when will restrictions lift? | Travel News | Travel

Australia has managed to keep its coronavirus infection rate fairly low throughout the pandemic.

The country has a total of 27,182 cases, with only 897 deaths.

Australia has seen two peaks in coronavirus, the first in March and the second in August.

Since September 4, the country has managed to keep its daily reported cases below 100 and reported just eight new cases on October 7.

Does this mean Australia

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Appeals court upholds ban on holding migrant children in U.S. hotels

An appeals court refused Sunday to allow the Trump administration to resume detaining immigrant children in hotel rooms before expelling them under rules adopted during the coronavirus pandemic.

Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals left in place a lower court’s order that requires the U.S. to stop using hotels in most situations to detain children unaccompanied by a parent. The judges denied the U.S. government’s request

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Govt issues inter-state travel ban to and from Sabah from Oct 12-25 (updated)

PUTRAJAYA: The government has issued a travel ban from Sabah to Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan from Oct 12 to Oct 25.

Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pic) said the decision was made following the increasing rise in Covid-19 cases in the state.

Ismail said exemption, however, will be given to special cases like emergency cases, deaths, essential services and others, which will

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Appeals court upholds ban on holding immigrant children in hotels

Houston — An appeals court refused Sunday to allow the Trump administration to resume detaining immigrant children in hotel rooms before expelling them under rules adopted during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals left in place a lower court’s order that requires the U.S. to stop using hotels in most situations to detain children unaccompanied by a parent. The judges denied the U.S.

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Bay Area couples divided by pandemic travel ban

When Catie Torres said goodbye to her boyfriend at the airport this March, she never thought she would spend the rest of the year wondering when she would see him again.

A nurse raised in Livermore, Torres met her partner, Akis, while on vacation in Greece just over two years ago. The pair struck up a lively conversation on the day of her arrival, and she remembers how they “instantly … Read More

Longtime ex-Major Leaguer dies, NFL game postponed, Ohio travel ban, more – coronavirus timeline Sept. 26-Oct. 2

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Here is our regular roundup of coronavirus facts, figures and numbers regarding Cleveland, Ohio, the United States and the world Sept. 26-Oct. 2:

Sept. 26: Cleveland has 19 new cases of coronavirus. Longtime Major League Baseball player Jay Johnstone (above, top right photo) dies of complications resulting from coronavirus. He played for eight teams in 20 years (1966-85). The jovial prankster was 74.

Sept. 27: It’s reported

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Appeals court upholds ban on holding migrant kids in hotels

HOUSTON — An appeals court refused Sunday to allow the Trump administration to resume detaining immigrant children in hotel rooms before expelling them under rules adopted during the coronavirus pandemic.

Three judges on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals left in place a lower court’s order that requires the U.S. to stop using hotels in most situations to detain children unaccompanied by a parent. The judges denied the U.S.

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