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UK coronavirus live: France could quarantine British travellers in retaliation over new rules

French move comes after UK added country to quarantine list as well as Netherlands, Malta, Turks and Caicos, and Aruba

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Gavin Williamson is facing increasing pressure over the education department’s mishandling of this summer’s exam results in England, with the Liberal Democrats calling on him to resign and Labour demanding that the results be replaced by teacher assessments.

Layla Moran, the Lib Dems’ education spokesperson, said Williamson should go because of the disruption caused when thousands of students were given lower grades than expected on Thursday.

Gavin Williamson is an education secretary out of his depth and out of excuses.

He must take responsibility for his mistakes and step down with immediate effect. Our young people and our country cannot afford these blunders to continue into September ahead of a potential second wave.

Related: Gavin Williamson under pressure to resign over A-level results ‘fiasco’

Fires caused by portable barbecues, wild flowers being dug up, the disturbance of shorebirds, and an avalanche of rubbish. These are just some of the threats to Britain’s wild places as record numbers enjoy coastal and countryside “staycations”.

Beleaguered rangers complain that a new generation of holidaymakers are treating the countryside like a festival site, leaving behind tents, chairs and excrement, as well as endangering rare habitats and wildlife.

Related: ‘The worst of human nature’: UK staycationers’ trail of destruction

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