Matt Hancock told Sky News that quarantine-free travel to amber list countries for people who have been fully vaccinated is being worked on
No 10 is considering relaxing restrictions around international travel for Brits who have had both doses of the vaccine.
A fault discovered amongst a fleet of trams has suspended indefinitely the tram service throughout the West Midlands.
The environment secretary George Eustice has said Britons should spend their summer holidays in the UK this year and avoid all foreign travel unless necessary.
The BBC says it is understood Portugal will be removed from the UK’s travel green list and will be added to the amber list later today.