Tonight, France was the youngest country to close its borders to all travelers from the UK

The Christmas fresh food supply is experiencing serious disruption due to the closure of the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel

Tonight, France became the youngest country to close its borders to all travelers from the UK

The closure of the border meant that the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel announced they would be closed to all traffic from the UK

However, this leads to chaos tonight as escorted cargo is not allowed to France for 48 hours

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) tweeted: “In response to today’s suspension of escorted freight from Great Britain to France, FDF CEO Ian Wright said,” Today’s end of escorted freight from Great Britain to France has potential To seriously disrupt the UK fresh food supply for Christmas, UK food and drink are being exported

“Continental truckers won’t want to travel here if they’re really scared of getting stranded

“The government urgently needs to convince the French government to exempt escorted cargo from its ban”

Eurostar trains between Belgium and the UK will be canceled from Monday after the Belgian government announced that the borders with the UK will close at midnight on Sunday

Eurotunnel tweeted: “URGENT: The UK-France border closes at 23:00 GMT tonight. Last UK-FR shuttle is 21:34 GMT, please check in on time. UK website will be accessible from 22:00 GMT prohibited ”

A long, winding line of passengers formed in St Pancras in central London as they waited to board one of the afternoon’s sold-out Eurostar trains

Germany, Ireland, Belgium and even Kuwait have issued bans to prevent people from the UK from entering their countries

The Netherlands bans flights from the UK for at least the rest of the year, while Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio also announced the introduction of curbs

Eurotunnel, Dover

World news – GB – The supply of Christmas groceries is “seriously disrupted” due to the travel ban

Source: https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/uk-news/christmas-food-supply-faces-serious-19494794