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UK imposes quarantine on France, Netherlands, Malta

The UK has added France, the Netherlands, and Malta to its list of EU countries requiring a 14-day quarantine for travellers upon arrival, prompting France to impose reciprocal measures on British nationals. France detected nearly 2,700 new cases in the past 24 hours. Spain still has the worst infection rate in Europe, with two Spanish regions banning smoking in public in case smoke particles carried coronavirus.

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Ylva Johansson on Migration and Drama Queens

Commissioner for home affairs, Ylva Johansson, would like to win the approval of all EU member states for a new proposal for a common asylum and migration policy - something her predecessors failed to do.

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