The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has told British nationals in China to leave if they are able to do so. The decision comes as the country continues to battle an outbreak of a new coronavirus.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to “advise against all but essential travel” to mainland China as the impact of an ongoing coronavirus outbreak continues to spread.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has begun to advise against all travel to Hubei province in China due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has issued a warning to travellers considering visiting the Middle East. Following the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani by United States forces, security in the region has seen a sharp deterioration.
The decision comes following a period of sometimes violent unrest in the country, which has seen president, Lenín Moreno, decamp from capital Quito to the port city of Guayaquil.
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced it will change its travel advice to Sri Lanka to allow British visitors to return to the country. While no longer warning against “all but essential travel”, the FCO warns “terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Sri Lanka”.
The British Foreign & Commonwealth Office has advised against “all but essential” travel to Sri Lanka. The move is likely to deal a body blow to the tourism industry in the country and follows a coordinated series of terror attacks over the Easter weekend.
British travellers have been warned over the impact of forest fires in Portugal by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Fires have been raging in southern Portugal for three days after the country recorded one of its highest ever temperatures.
The UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office has lifted its advice against travel to the majority of Tunisia, including the country’s main tourism attractions. “We are delighted to receive this news still in time for last minute summer holiday bookings and the winter season,” commented Mounira Ben Cherifa, director of the Tunisian National Tourist Office in the UK.
With less than a year to go until the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Foreign Office has launched a campaign to help fans travelling to support their team. The ‘Be on the Ball’ campaign gives supporters simple advice and tips to help reduce preventable problems and boost their World Cup experience.