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14 Aug 2020

Thousands of holidaymakers rush back to UK before France quarantine rule change

In less than eight hours, France will join Spain on the quarantine list and holidaymakers returning from the second most popular European destination will be required to go into isolation for two weeks.

The airline industry called it another devastating blow, whilst angry French politicians hinted at tit-for-tat measures.

The government insisted spiking infection rates in France made it necessary despite the disruption caused.

Minnie Stephenson reports.