Tailfins of British Airways planes are seen parked at Heathrow airport in Britain. File/Reuters
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The UK government is making a concerted effort to persuade the Donald Trump administration to lift or soften travel restrictions.
Sources briefed to the media on the matter said, travel restrictions that bar most people in the United Kingdom from traveling to the United States.
The White House declined to comment on Friday.
A pedestrian walks past a sign displaying a message to wear a face covering in central London. File/AFP
Earlier on Nov.25, media reported the White House was considering rescinding entry bans for most non-US citizens who recently were in Brazil, Britain, Ireland and 26 other European countries.
Since then there has been no decision by President Donald Trump, but UK officials have held a series of high-level talks with White House and Cabinet officials.
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The proposal to lift the travel restrictions won the backing of White House coronavirus task-force members, public health and other federal agencies, Reuters reported in November.
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British travel food group SSP, which operates food and beverage outlets in airports and train stations, said the job cuts will affect its head office and UK operations.
There were firefighters present, which reassured the diners who went on eating like “nothing had happened".
In the video, a lion can be seen freely roaming around in a village before it is taken aback by the invasion of the dogs, who succeed in chasing away the majestic creature. The big cat soon runs towards a kine of cows standing nearby.
The well wishers attended a banquet Iftar held by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed on this occasion.
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin announced, on Friday, that 457 people had been arrested, and that 441 police and gendarmerie officers were injured on Thursday, in France, during the ninth day of protests against pension reform.