By continuing to use this site, you agree to our use of cookies. A NATO Kosovo Force (KFOR) soldier from Germany is reflected on a window of a bus, as a Kosovo Serb man sitting inside the bus looks out at erected barricades, in the village of Jagnjenica, near the town of Zubin Potok. Residents standing nearby said the young man had lost his father in the bombing. A man strolls in front of the Benetton store in downtown Rome November 16, 2011. Covid-19 travel restrictions New measures have been introduced by the Scottish Government to stop the spread of coronavirus. The public can still travel on public transport in Scotland and no travel restrictions have been legally put into place. Find out, keep to small groups of people (such as up to 6 at any one time in a minibus), keep your distance and take care entering and exiting the vehicle, sit as far apart as possible in the vehicle, avoiding face-to-face, maintain good ventilation by keeping the car windows open, wear a face covering, unless you are exempt, clean your hands before and after your journey, if the vehicle is your responsibility, clean the door handles and other areas that people touch, Transport Scotland guidance on travelling safely, Find Wales, which just ended its “fire-break” lockdown, has an indefinite “non-essential travel” ban in place. North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died on a train trip, state television reported on Monday, sparking immediate concern over who is in control of the reclusive state and its nuclear programme. In a statement on 20 November, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "In addition – of course – we are continuing to advise very strongly against unnecessary travel overseas, at the moment. The 16-meter long whale was found dead at an area which is apparently used to raise their young. Verdi Fire Chief Jon Sieben and other firefighters mop up hot spots just south of Reno Nevada. Thousands of students marched in a nationwide protest against the government's reform of public universities, student organizations said. A series of dances take place throughout the day, beginning at 7am, all over the Cornish town and even in and out of private houses and shops, 6 May 2013: Sir Sam, right, is knocked off his horse by Sir Jasper, left, as the Knights of Royal England perform in a jousting tournament at Blenheim Palace, near Woodstock, Oxfordshire, 5 May 2013: Dancers from The Irish National Youth Ballet in rehearsals in the Dance House, Dublin, for their forthcoming shows Sleeping Beauty Suite, Oklahoma and Princess Iolanthe with full orchestra at the Civic Theatre, Tallaght, Dublin, 5 May 2013: Harvey, a long-haired Chihuahua is dressed up as Marilyn Monroe. It means those in England should not be travelling to Scotland for a holiday or for any purpose that’s not deemed essential and doing so would break the law. A nun casts her vote at a polling booth in Sarajevo. About 20,000 Tibetans live in Nepal with valid refugee papers, while many are believed to be residing illegally. See, the list of countries to which this applies. Turkey's Kandilli Observatory estimates that some 500 to 1,000 people were killed in a powerful earthquake in southeast Turkey's Van province on Sunday, broadcaster CNN Turk reported. A tribute message to the late Steve Jobs written in lipstick is seen on the window of the Apple Store in Santa Monica, California. A protester flashes a victory sign with his bloodied hand as other protesters throw stones at army soldiers at the cabinet near Tahrir Square in Cairo. Any data collected is anonymised. The ship returned in time for Christmas after a seven and a half month deployment. (PA), Flowers on the 24-meter high Magnolia sprengeri 'Diva' at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt, Gloucestershire, which has flowered, a month later than last year due to the cold start to spring. Recruits of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) take part in a training session at a military base in Jinan, Shandong Province, December 2, 2011. The Scottish government strongly advises against non-essential foreign travel, and the … Homeless Typhoon Washi survivors pray during a holy mass at a school building turned into an evacuation centre in the southern Philippines city of Cagayan de Oro on Mindanao island. Palestinian children stand to form Pablo Picasso's Dove of Peace as part of a project by British aerial artist John Quigley and the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA), at the foot of the Mount of Temptation in the West Bank city of Jericho. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. By Kathleen Nutt @kacnutt Journalist. To avoid that, to keep everyone safe, please comply with the rules and advice set out below. Police detain a participant during an opposition protest in Moscow on March 5, 2012. The tanker Awanuia and a tug boat carry out operations to pump oil from the stricken container ship Rena, about 14 nautical miles (22 km) from Tauranga, on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, 13 days after it struck the Astrolabe Reef. Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa. Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, covered in blood, is pulled from a truck by NTC fighters in Sirte in this still image taken from video footage. Under current Scottish law, given the state of the epidemic, unless you have a reasonable excuse (see exceptions) you must not travel between Scotland and: England; Northern Ireland; Wales; Republic of Ireland; Jersey; Guernsey; The Isle of Man Scotland’s travel restrictions to and from most of Republic of Ireland are going to be lifted from today evening. Colombian students mock riot police during a demonstration in Bogota October 26, 2011. Read more information in the Transport Scotland guidance on travelling safely. People gather around a dead whale after it beached on the Maule beach at the gulf of Arauco, some 550 km southwest of Santiago, near Concepcion city on November 4, 2011. Table service is compulsory, as is wearing a mask when moving around the restaurant or not eating and drinking. Shops, visitor attractions, libraries, hairdressers, barbers and beauticians can all stay open with social distancing measures in place up to level three, but other services may have to close depending on what level the area has been designated. COVID-19 travel guidance. Most of her neighbours were re-housed in new apartments, but several families were not on the list for re-housing. He has been building for 12 hours every day, and living on-site since December. A fireman holding flares sits on a traffic light during a demonstration against reforms to notably change the methods of firefighter recruitment on November 3, 2011 in Paris. If you're holidaying abroad, you may have to self-isolate for a period of 14 days on your return home – depending on which country you have visited.”. So I want to be clear about this. They are aimed at university students and budget mainland Chinese travellers visiting the territory and will cost $450 a month or $30 a night, according to the manufacturer. A pair of giant pandas have been loaned to the zoo by China, moving British officials to say that the loan strengthened ties between the two countries. People make their way through a flooded area in Ayutthaya province. out more about cookies, travel between Scotland and the rest of the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. A member of the Cryophil amateur winter bathing club leaves the Yenisei River with an air temperature some minus 26 degrees Celcius in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Exceptions for travel out of or to Level 3 (islands): travel to school – when not being undertaken remotely - (including travel to or from boarding school), college, or university (for example to or from home at the start or end of term). Survival International has the Mashco-Piro tribe listed as one of around 100 uncontacted indigenous tribes in the world. Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa on the day of the Iowa caucus. Nepal ceased issuing refugee papers to Tibetans in 1989 and recognizes Tibet to be a part of China. waste disposal or recycling services, when services are not available in your local authority area. The Berlin cathedral is seen as it is illuminated during the Festival of Lights in Berlin. The exhibition, thought to be the size of 70 football pitches, was made of 180,000 cubic metres of ice and features horse-drawn rides for children. Kyrgyzstan began voting on Sunday to elect a new president capable of bridging divisions that threaten stability in the former Soviet republic, a vital step to completing bold reforms to create Central Asia's first parliamentary democracy. Employees of Lejaby lingerie company demonstrate to save jobs on the stairway in the Cour des Voraces in Lyon. People gathered to mourn as the coffin of late former Czech President Vaclav Havel is transported on a gun carriage to Prague Castle for the funeral ceremony in Prague December 21, 2011. The legislation says: “A person who lives in Scotland must not leave Scotland for the purpose of entering or remaining in a place within the common travel area… But a person who lives in Scotland may travel through such a place in order to reach another destination.”. Gaddafi was killed on Thursday as Libya's new leaders declared they had overrun the last bastion of his long rule, sparking wild celebrations that eight months of war may finally be over. This includes travel for home education, training, school day trips or for other essential purposes connected with a course of study. Several tons of dead herring washed up on a beach in Nordreisa, northern Norway, at the weekend, puzzling locals and marine scientists. Europe had enjoyed a relatively mild winter up until last weekend, but a Siberian system swinging in from the east brought that to an abrupt halt. His comments came after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced on Tuesday that 11 council areas are to be placed under level 4 restrictions from Friday – forcing hospitality, non-essential retail, gyms, hairdressers and other businesses to close. A servicewoman representing the Koytashskoye infantry unit holds a child as she casts her ballot during the presidential election at a polling station in the village of Koytash outside the capital Bishkek. Vladimir Putin's ruling party suffered a big drop in support in a parliamentary election on Sunday, exit polls showed, as voters signalled their growing unease with his domination of Russian politics before a planned return to the presidency next year. This includes travel for home education, training, school day trips or for other essential purposes connected with a course of study. Those with reasonable excuse (see below) will be allowed to enter Scotland, however. Bricks of money make up the walls and shredded bills carpet the ground on the first floor of the empty office building for let on Coke Lane in Smithfield where Buckley has set up camp. (Getty), Designer Susana Soares holds an insect cookie made from a flour of crushed insects and water and printed on a 3D printer, at the new Insects au Gratin installation, exploring the benefits of eating bugs, at the Wellcome Collection in central London. Soldiers of a special forces unit walk after a military exercise in Tibi, near Alicante. Worshippers gather annually at the temple on the eve of the Lunar New Year with hopes to be the first person to offer joss sticks when the clock strikes midnight, believed to bring prosperity and luck. Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca. travel to visit a person detained in prison, young offenders institute, remand centre, secure accommodation or other place of detention. People outside of level three or four areas have been banned from travelling there unless for a number of essential reasons (see below); while those living in level three or four areas are not allowed to travel out unless for essential reasons under the new emergency legislation. Nepalese police arrest a Tibetan woman during a protest in Kathmandu. Police officers wait to assist residents passing through flood waters in Bangkok's Chinatown. An Iranian student holds up an anti-U.S. poster as he attends a demonstration to show his support for Iran's nuclear program, before a ceremony to form a human chain around the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF), in Isfahan. Check travel conditions in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and US states and when restrictions will ease. travel to attend a gathering which relates to a marriage ceremony or civil partnership registration. Police have issued at least 33 fines to people breaching the travel ban in Scotland since the restrictions came into force last week. New travel restrictions come into force across swathes of the country from 6pm today, affecting millions of Scots who are now prohibited from leaving their … Police raided the Zakariya madrassa late on Monday on the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan's commercial hub. travel for childcare or parental support services. "Some have also asked if people would get refunds on flights or holidays booked if we made overseas travel against the law. travel to register or vote in an Scottish or UK Parliament, Local Government or overseas election or by-election, including on behalf of someone else by proxy. Scotland's nationalist leader Alex Salmond marked Burns Night on Wednesday, when Scots toast their national poet, by unveiling his plans for an independence referendum in defiance of British government proposals. Scotland is now operating a 5-level Covid-19 system on a local basis. Nineteen people were killed in Cairo on Sunday when Christians, some carrying crosses and pictures of Jesus, clashed with military police, medical and security sources said, in the latest sectarian flare-up in a country in political turmoil. Scotland has its own measures in place depending on the region, with a five-level system currently in place, running from level zero to four. The newly inaugurated skyscraper tower of Huaxi village is seen in Huaxi village, Jiangsu province. Rough weather on Tuesday forced salvage teams to halt pumping oil from the stricken container ship in what has turned into the country's worst environmental disaster in decades. Those in other levels are advised not to cross into regions on different levels for non-essential reasons but can otherwise travel for leisure. A modified model of the Long March CZ-2F rocket carrying the unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou 8 blasts off from the launch pad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China's Gansu Province. A relative of one of the nine men accused of orchestrating the April 28 bombing of an outdoor cafe, gestures as he attends the final hearing in court in Sale.. A Moroccan judge sentenced Adel Othmani to death on Friday for plotting and carrying out the bomb attack on the cafe in Marrakesh that killed 17 people, including eight French nationals. A young man stands weeping near a wall damaged by shrapnel from a bomb attack in Peshawar. Travelling abroad from the UK – foreign travel advice You should check the COVID-19 foreign travel guidance before you travel. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? For example, shop on-line or use local shops and services wherever you can. A solid gold bull weighing a tonne also greets visitors at a viewing area on the 60th-floor of the tower, a testament to the wealth of the village. A 14-day-old baby was rescued alive from the rubble of a collapsed building on Tuesday, 46 hours after an earthquake struck southeast Turkey, a Reuters Television journalist said. North Korea's new leader Kim Jong-un cries as his father, North Korea's late leader Kim Jong-il, lies in state in this still image taken from video, Girls plant paper flowers with messages written by the Indonesian and Japanese society during a ceremony to commemorate the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami in Lhoknga, Aceh province, Members of Berlin's ice swimming club "Berliner Seehunde" (Berlin Seals) take a dip in the Orankesee lake in Berlin as part of their traditional Christmas ice swimming session, Balloons hold aloft a placard shaped like the bear logo of the United Russia political party, during a protest against recent parliamentary election results in the southern Russian city of Stavropol December 24, 2011. Five men jumped into the muddy waters of the Tiber, continuing an annual tradition which dates back to 1946. At least 224 people have died in flooding in Thailand since mid-July and water has inundated the 400-year-old Chai Wattanaram temple in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, a World Heritage Site, officials said on Tuesday. The clashes broke out during a protest against the construction of a new Israeli checkpoint nearby. A youth throws a petrol bomb at police during riots with police in Athens' Syntagma (Constitution) square. travel for childcare or parental support services. You should not stay longer than for the length of time required to undertake the necessary work. for a range of examples of reasons for which travel is permitted. Exemptions information updated to reflect latest changes. Scotland has entered a second nationwide lockdown in a bid to combat rising Covid-19 infection rates. Scotland is facing tighter shutdown measures, Nicola Sturgeon has warned – but restrictions will not include a nationwide travel ban. The government advice says “you should avoid all unnecessary travel” but does not outright ban it. Anarchists burn flares, shout and hold a banner during a protest after voting closed in Russia's parliamentary election in central Moscow. Given the state of the pandemic, at present people who live in Scotland must not undertake any non-essential overseas travel. As of Thursday 5 November, England has been under a second nationwide lockdown, which bans domestic and international leisure travel. People from more than one household (or extended household) must not stay in self-catered accommodation together while the current restrictions on indoor private gatherings are in place. travel for work or an activity associated with seeking employment, or to provide voluntary or charitable services, but only where that cannot be done from your home. . Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra speaks to officials on a truck during her visit to a flooded area in Bangkok. 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