London singles out France arrivals for Covid quarantine

France has described a decision to impose quarantine isolation on all travellers arriving in England from France - and unlike from other EU countries -  as excessive, discriminatory and 'scientifically unfounded'. 

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Britain is facing a diplomatic backlash from France over “excessive” quarantine restrictions after the foreign secretary admitted that they were introduced because of high cases of a coronavirus strain on an island nearly 6,000 miles away, reports The Times.