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BBC, 04 Jun 2021
The great summer getaway is under threat as Portugal is placed on the UK’s amber travel list, amid rising Covid cases and concern over a "Nepal mutation of the so-called Indian variant". Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Portugal will be removed from the UK's green travel list from Tuesday, amid rising coronavirus cases and concern over a "Nepal mutation of the so-called Indian variant".

It will join the amber list, meaning holidaymakers should not visit and returnees must isolate for 10 days.

Seven nations - including Egypt, Costa Rica and Sri Lanka - will join the red list, with the toughest travel rules.

Newsnight’s Lewis Goodall reports. Emma Barnett is joined by the travel trade association ABTA’s Luke Petherbridge.

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