The Daily Express leads with the news Portugal will be removed from the UK’s green travel list from Monday leaving summer 2021 holiday plans ‘in tatters’ according to the paper. The front page also features a picture of Angelina Jolie and says there has been a breakthrough in breast cancer research.
Green list: Summer 2021 holiday blow for millions
The Daily Express says the changes to the UK’s restrictions on foreign travel means the plans of millions were “left in tatters” after the government announced Portugal would be removed from the green list.
The changes mean anyone returning from Portugal must quarantine on their return to the UK. The paper notes that no new destinations were added to the green list. Grant Shapps said the removal of Portugal from the green list is to avoid risking the 21 June lockdown easing.
Headlines from the Express Online
Scotland tsunami warning: Scientists warn entire towns could be destroyed – horror report
The Express says Nicola Sturgeon has been warned entire Scottish towns would be devastated if a tsunami the size of one that once lashed the country’s east coast, reaching almost 100 feet in height, was to strike again.
BBC QT: Boris urged not to delay June 21 release date – ‘Can’t keep us locked up forever!’
The Express says Boris Johnson was urged to ignore the doomsayers and push ahead with the final stage of his roadmap, in an impassioned plea by a BBC Question Time audience member.
Urgent search for girl, 5, last seen in ‘Disney-onesie’ walking alone at midnight
The Express says Officers are knocking door-to-door in an effort to find the youngster, who was last seen in Ollerton, Nottinghamshire. The girl has been described as white, with shoulder-length blonde/brown hair and is wearing a Disney-themed onesie.
Lockdown end should be delayed over fears ‘NHS could be thrown into another surge’
The Express says Anthony Costello, professor of Global Health at University College London and member of Independent SAGE, said he thinks restrictions should not be eased later this month. Earlier this week, Boris Johnson said easing measures on June 21 is currently on track, but admitted that the data is “ambiguous”.
Rafael Nadal puts on French Open masterclass with effortless win over Richard Gasquet
The Express says Rafael Nadal’s impeccable record at Roland Garros speaks for itself and he looks well on his way to Grand Slam No 21 after demolishing Richard Gasquet in the French Open second round. Gasquet may be past his best but he’s always proven to be a tough opponent for the world’s best players.
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