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France reopens UK border for travellers who are Covid-free: Report

People arriving from Britain are required to have a virus test capable of detecting the new variant

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European nations and others around the world began slamming borders shut to Britain on Sunday

Agencies Calais, France
Freight from Britain and passengers with a negative virus test began arriving on French shores Wednesday, after France relaxed a two-day blockade over a new virus variant that had isolated Britain, stranded thousands of drivers and raised fears of shortages.
 
Associated Press reporters witnessed a ferry pulling into the French port of Calais before dawn and trains carrying freight and car passengers were allowed to cross to the continent beneath the English Channel again.
 
People arriving from Britain are required to have a virus test capable of detecting the new variant, according to a late-night agreement reached after

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First Published: Dec 24 2020 | 2:03 AM IST

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