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15-Mar-2019 12:53
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice following a prolonged and widespread power cut that affected Caracas and much of the rest of Venezuela from 7 March

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15-Mar-2019 11:54
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Kuwait, reflecting a reduced threat; Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of information about changes from 28 March 2019 if driving in Kuwait on a UK-issued International Driving Permit

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15-Mar-2019 11:53
 

Latest update: Safety and security (Air travel) - Services to and from Bole International Airport are operating as normal

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15-Mar-2019 11:19
 

Summary - Scotland take on Kazakhstan in a UEFA 2020 Qualifier match in Astana on Thursday 21 March; addition of link to dedicated information and advice page for travelling supporters

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15-Mar-2019 11:04
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information following incidents on 14 March of projectiles being fired from Gaza towards central Israel; Israel responded overnight on 14/15 March by targeting around 100 suspected Hamas positions in Gaza; if travelling in central or southern Israel, familiarise yourself with the safety actions that you should take in the event of a warning siren, follow advice from local authorities and stay informed of the security situation through the media and this travel advice

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15-Mar-2019 11:03
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information following incidents on 14 March of projectiles being fired from Gaza towards central Israel; Israel responded overnight on 14/15 March by targeting around 100 suspected Hamas positions in Gaza; if travelling in central or southern Israel, familiarise yourself with the safety actions that you should take in the event of a warning siren, follow advice from local authorities and stay informed of the security situation through the media and this travel advice

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15-Mar-2019 09:44
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - editorial amendments to factual information on previous attacks

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15-Mar-2019 09:11
 

Latest update: Summary - There has been a series of shootings in multiple locations in Christchurch; if you are in the area you are advised to remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities; the British High Commission in Wellington is in contact with the New Zealand authorities and urgently seeking further information; anyone worried that a British national may have been affected should call the New Zealand Police hotline: (+64) 0800 115 019 from within New Zealand or register with the Restoring Family Links (RFL) website from overseas

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14-Mar-2019 12:29
 

Latest update: Health section - updated information on access to healthcare for British nationals visiting or living in Ireland

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14-Mar-2019 11:59
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information and advice page for the Bayern Munich v Liverpool match on 13 March

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14-Mar-2019 11:50
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice following heavy flooding in southern Malawi; Tropical Cyclone Idai is forecast to make landfall from the Mozambique channel around 15 March and may bring further strong winds and heavy rain to parts of southern Malawi between 15 and 19 March; if travelling to affected regions, you should take extra care, monitor local and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation and follow any advice given by the local authorities

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14-Mar-2019 11:06
 

Latest update: this travel advice has been reviewed in full, with updates to information and advice in the Safety and security section (Crime and Local travel)

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13-Mar-2019 21:06
 

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13-Mar-2019 16:37
 

Summary - Chelsea FC take on Dynamo Kyiv in a UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg match in Kyiv on Thursday 14 March; addition of link to dedicated information and advice page for travelling supporters

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13-Mar-2019 14:45
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice about a nationwide general strike (bandh) called for 14 March; updated information on recent detonations of improvised explosive devices in Kathmandu

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13-Mar-2019 13:32
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about driving licence requirements

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13-Mar-2019 10:25
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Demonstrations) - Anniversary dates of significant events in Bahrain, including in February and March, can sometimes experience a higher volume of unauthorised protests

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13-Mar-2019 09:09
 

Latest update: Summary - this advice has been reviewed in full; addition of link to Government of Gibraltar information on EU Exit

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12-Mar-2019 16:49
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section – updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Norway, reflecting a reduced threat

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12-Mar-2019 15:13
 

Latest update: Summary - Tropical Cyclone Idai is expected to make landfall near the port of Beira in Mozambique late Thursday 14 March or early Friday 15 March; you should monitor local and international weather updates and follow any advice from local authorities

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08-Mar-2019 18:43
 

Summary - Industrial action by customs officers at ports/airports

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08-Mar-2019 18:31
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (North West and South West regions) and summary - updated information and advice following the extended general strike in the North West and South West regions in February 2019

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08-Mar-2019 17:39
 

Latest update: Correction to maps to reflect a change to the road network between the towns of El Obeid and Umm Ruwaba in North Kordofan state; the FCO continue to advise against all but essential travel to areas of North Kordofan and West Kordofan states south of the Kost-El Obeid-En Nahud road

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08-Mar-2019 17:34
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about earlier industrial action at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi

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08-Mar-2019 16:48
 

Latest update: Summary - there is currently a prolonged and widespread power cut affecting Caracas and much of the rest of Venezuela; Caracas International Airport has also been affected; mobile signals and internet are working intermittently; the British Embassy Caracas will remain closed until the power supply is restored; if you’re in Venezuela and you need urgent help, you can still contact consular staff on +58 (212) 3195800

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08-Mar-2019 11:55
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - updated information and advice reflecting that the current visa policy for British nationals visiting Armenia may change after 29 March 2019

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08-Mar-2019 11:43
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - updated information and advice reflecting that the current visa policy for British nationals visiting Ukraine may change after 29 March 2019; Safety and security section (Road travel) – updated information about International Driving Permits

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07-Mar-2019 17:34
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on flights, reflecting that flight operations have now resumed at a number of major airports under restricted airspace

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07-Mar-2019 17:15
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information on the state of emergency to reflect its extension on 7 March by one month; Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of information about driving licence requirements, including changes to International Driving Permit requirements from 28 March 2019

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07-Mar-2019 16:50
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of information on driving licences

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07-Mar-2019 16:37
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about International Driving Permit changes from 28 March 2019

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07-Mar-2019 16:30
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - minor update to information on use of UK driving licences in Zimbabwe

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07-Mar-2019 16:23
 

Latest update: Summary - Passengers travelling from France to the UK via the Eurostar, Eurotunnel or northern ferry ports should be aware that industrial action by customs officers is causing significant delays to all services; you should check with your service provider before travelling

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07-Mar-2019 16:16
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – updated information about International Driving Permit changes from 28 March 2019

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07-Mar-2019 16:06
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of information on driving licences

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07-Mar-2019 15:46
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – updated information about International Driving Permit changes from 28 March 2019

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07-Mar-2019 15:05
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – updated information about International Driving Permit changes from 28 March 2019; Local laws and customs section - 2019 Ramadan dates

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07-Mar-2019 10:32
 

Latest update: Summary - Turkmenistan Airlines have made changes to the alternative arrangements for flights between the UK and Ashgabat; if you have an existing booking you should contact Turkmenistan Airlines for further information

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07-Mar-2019 10:25
 

Latest update: Summary - Turkmenistan Airlines have made changes to the alternative arrangements for flights between the UK and Ashgabat; if you have an existing booking you should contact Turkmenistan Airlines for further information

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07-Mar-2019 09:09
 

Latest update: Summary - Presidential elections on 24 February passed peacefully, with the re-election of President Macky Sall, for a second term; you should continue to exercise caution and avoid any demonstrations and large public gatherings

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06-Mar-2019 17:04
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Local travel) - information on the threat from terrorism

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06-Mar-2019 06:08
 

Summary: Following industrial action by some airport staff, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi is currently experiencing disruptions. You should check with your airline before departing for the airport.

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05-Mar-2019 15:32
 

Latest update: Summary - Arsenal take on Stade Rennais in the UEFA Europa League in Rennes on Thursday 7 March; addition of link to information and advice page for travelling supporters

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05-Mar-2019 12:25
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on flights, reflecting that flight operations have resumed at Lahore and Faisalabad airports under restricted airspace; Safety and security section (Local travel: Karachi) and summary – addition of information about increased security forces presence and possible travel disruption while Pakistan Super League cricket matches are held in Karachi in March

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05-Mar-2019 11:52
 

Latest update: Summary - Liverpool take on FC Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League in Munich on Wednesday 13 March; addition of link to information and advice page for travelling supporters

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05-Mar-2019 11:19
 

Latest update: Summary and Money section - revised information on the economic situation and currency

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04-Mar-2019 17:25
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - Preparations for the 10 March 2019 legislative elections are underway in Bissau and across the country; you should avoid any protests, demonstrations and large public gatherings

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04-Mar-2019 16:33
 

Latest update: Summary - Manchester United take on Paris-Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League in Paris on Wednesday 6 March; addition of link to information and advice page for travelling supporters

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04-Mar-2019 15:39
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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04-Mar-2019 15:24
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice following a tornado outbreak in Alabama, Georgia, the Florida panhandle and parts of South Carolina on 3 March

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04-Mar-2019 15:23
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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04-Mar-2019 12:45
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with amendments throughout

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04-Mar-2019 12:35
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on security in Rio de Janeiro, following the conclusion on 31 December 2018 of a military intervention that had put the army in charge of security

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04-Mar-2019 09:50
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Rail travel) - addition of factual information; on 27 February 2019, a train collided with a platform in Cairo, killing at least 22 people

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03-Mar-2019 15:56
 

Latest Update: Summary and Safety and security section - Demonstrations have taken place across Algeria. Demonstrations and other forms of protest may continue to take place throughout the country in the run up to the Presidential elections on 18 April 2019.

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03-Mar-2019 10:11
 

Latest update: Summary - Revised information to reflect Pakistani Civil Aviation Airport communication that flight operations have resumed to and from Lahore airport under restricted airspace.

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01-Mar-2019 10:50
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on security personnel strikes on 15 January and heavy snowfall in Bavaria

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28-Feb-2019 17:05
 

Latest update: this travel advice has been reviewed in full; on 5 February, a bulk carrier vessel ran aground in Kangava Bay on Rennell Island; the surrounding area has been affected by the resulting fuel leakage, which has not yet been controlled; you should take local advice on precautions if visiting affected coastal areas

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28-Feb-2019 16:46
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Air travel) - addition of information; on 24 February 2019 an attempted hijacking took place of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Dhaka to Dubai via Chittagong; the Bangladesh Civil Aviation Ministry is conducting an investigation into the incident

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28-Feb-2019 16:25
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – removal of information about visas applications in Ethiopia; applications for visas should be made online well in advance of travel

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28-Feb-2019 15:06
 

Latest update: Summary - Thai Airways have resumed all normal flight operations between Thailand and Europe; if flying with Thai Airways you should check with your tour operator, travel agent or the airline for up to date information on your flight status before travelling to the airport, as some flights may be subject to delay

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28-Feb-2019 14:52
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information for fans travelling to Valencia for Celtic v Valencia CF UEFA Europa League Round on 21 February

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27-Feb-2019 15:23
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - the maximum stay in the Galapagos Islands, as a tourist, is 60 days

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27-Feb-2019 14:39
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information following the announcement of the results of the Presidential election held on 23 February, including potential travel restrictions

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27-Feb-2019 14:10
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on 17 February incident in the Anjara and Ajlun areas

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27-Feb-2019 13:59
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, particularly across the Line of Control

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15-Feb-2019 13:07
 

Latest update: Summary – removal of information about flash flooding warnings issued in early February and serious bush fires in Tasmania and Victoria

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15-Feb-2019 10:49
 

Latest update: Summary - Celtic take on Valencia CF in a UEFA Europa League match in Valencia on Thursday 21 February 2018; addition of link to information and advice page for travelling supporters

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15-Feb-2019 06:51
 

Summary and Safety and Security - On 14 February 2019 a terrorist attack took place in Kashmir targeting Indian security forces on the highway between Jammu and Srinagar, with many killed and injured

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14-Feb-2019 14:43
 

Latest update: Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all travel to the Sahel and Est regions in full, and to the Koulpélogo province in Centre-Est region; Terrorism section (Kidnap) – update to information about the threat of kidnap and information about recent kidnap incidents in eastern Burkina Faso; Entry requirements section (Visas) - update on applying for a visa from the UK

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14-Feb-2019 14:00
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on national strike action on Wednesday 13 February

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14-Feb-2019 11:24
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information on the availability of consular support

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13-Feb-2019 18:03
 

Latest update: Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to Haiti due to the current unstable and dangerous security situation

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13-Feb-2019 12:56
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information about severe winter weather affecting several states from the US Midwest to the east coast; removal of information about impact of US Federal Government shutdown on US National Parks

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12-Feb-2019 16:31
 

Latest update: Summary - The Presidential elections on 16 February could lead to the disruption of travel as a result of potential curfews or road blocks over the weekend of 16 and 17 February and travel restrictions could also affect passengers arriving or departing from Lagos and Abuja international airports; Safety and security section (Road travel) - additional information on driving licences

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12-Feb-2019 13:51
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information in run up to presidential election; there are likely to be political rallies and demonstrations in Dakar and other cities, with a risk of potential unrest; you should avoid any protests, demonstrations and areas where large public gatherings are likely

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12-Feb-2019 13:31
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Demonstrations) - There have been calls for unauthorised protests, illegal road blocks and shutting of shops between 13 and 16 February 2019 in locations across the country, to coincide with the eighth anniversary of the unrest on 14 February 2011; you should remain vigilant, follow news reports and be alert to local and regional developments, which may trigger public disturbances

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12-Feb-2019 11:38
 

Latest update: Summary - edits to information about demonstrations that occur regularly over local weekends in Amman

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12-Feb-2019 11:26
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and re-issued without amendment

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12-Feb-2019 10:38
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on Zones of Special Operations; addition of information; since 9 November, Fly Jamaica has not been listed by the Norman Manley International Airport for arrivals and departures; you should make alternative arrangements until further information is available

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11-Feb-2019 11:10
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information; you should be alert to the possibility of political protests and demonstrations especially with the elections taking place on 24 February; while these are generally peaceful, the situation could quickly change; you should avoid large crowds, remain vigilant and follow local security advice

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11-Feb-2019 10:03
 

Latest update: Summary - Removal of information on tropical storm warnings for Mauritius and Rodrigues

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08-Feb-2019 22:53
 

Summary – changes to advice to travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to Limbe in Fako division (South West region) and against all travel to North West region and the rest of South West region; the town of Garoua in North region now falls within the area where the FCO advise against all but essential travel; Safety and security section and summary - addition of information about extended general strike in the Anglophone regions.

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08-Feb-2019 17:59
 

Latest update: Terrorism section (Kidnapping) - removal of information on Palawan

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08-Feb-2019 15:44
 

Latest update: Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO no longer advise against all but essential travel to Nicaragua; Safety and security section (Political situation) and summary - updated information on political unrest

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08-Feb-2019 13:35
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism in Oman, reflecting a reduced threat

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31-Jan-2019 10:28
 

Latest update: Summary and Health section - revised information on air quality; urban areas across Thailand, especially in Bangkok, are currently experiencing poor air quality and high PM 2.5 levels

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30-Jan-2019 15:13
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on political protests; Natural disasters section - addition of information on flooding; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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30-Jan-2019 14:57
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism, reflecting a reduced threat

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30-Jan-2019 14:46
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:45
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:43
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:42
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:41
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:40
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:38
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:34
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:30
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:29
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:28
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:27
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:26
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:24
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:19
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:16
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:14
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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30-Jan-2019 14:13
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – addition of information; EU exit visa requirements

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29-Jan-2019 15:03
 

Latest update: Summary - On 29 January, Pakistan’s Supreme Court upheld the acquittal of Asia Bibi in a blasphemy case; supporters of the political party Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan have said they will protest the Supreme Court decision; previous protests by the party’s supporters caused widespread disruption; the authorities are taking precautionary measures; protests can take place with little warning and turn violent quickly and you should avoid demonstrations, large crowds of people and public events

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29-Jan-2019 12:35
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Local travel and Political situation) - revised information and advice on protests in Khartoum and elsewhere in Sudan

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29-Jan-2019 10:47
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Tropical Cyclone Mona

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29-Jan-2019 10:12
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on World Youth Day 2019

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29-Jan-2019 09:43
 

Latest update: Entry requirements (Passport validity) – You will need to obtain a visa transfer or a new visa when travelling to Russia with a new passport

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28-Jan-2019 18:06
 

Summary- Removal of information relating to airports being affected by the US Federal Government partial shutdown

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27-Jan-2019 08:09
 

Summary: On 27 January 2019, at least 27 people were killed and many more injured as a result of bomb attacks at a Roman Catholic cathedral on Jolo Island in Sulu Province.

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25-Jan-2019 23:26
 

Summary: On 25 January a dam ruptured in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais near the city of Belo Horizonte. We are urgently seeking further information from the authorities. If you are concerned about British nationals in the area you should call +55 (21) 2555 9600 from Brazil or 0207 008 1500 from the UK. You should check the advice of local authorities before travelling to the area.

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25-Jan-2019 20:01
 

Summary: A number of airports are severely affected by the US Federal Government partial shutdown

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25-Jan-2019 19:45
 

Summary: Update on risk of terrorism in Bamako

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25-Jan-2019 16:25
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Local travel) - updated information on safety and security; the terrorist threat in Damasak and across Borno State is high, with a history of recent attacks; we continue to advise against all travel to Borno State

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25-Jan-2019 15:24
 

Latest update: Summary - revised factual information; the new president was inaugurated on 24 January

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24-Jan-2019 17:01
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Demonstrations) - removal of information on protests on 15 January

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24-Jan-2019 15:39
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary – updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Argentina, reflecting a reduced threat

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24-Jan-2019 14:23
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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24-Jan-2019 14:18
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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24-Jan-2019 12:32
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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24-Jan-2019 12:11
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full with editorial amendments throughout

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24-Jan-2019 11:48
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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24-Jan-2019 11:37
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - revised information; safety advice and what to do if you've been the victim of crime; Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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24-Jan-2019 11:28
 

Latest update: Summary - Removal of information on protests on 19 and 20 January

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23-Jan-2019 14:32
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - editorial amendments to reorder information in light of the terrorist attack in Nairobi on 15-16 January 2019

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23-Jan-2019 14:26
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - amendments to information on 30-day visitor visas and visa extensions in-country

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23-Jan-2019 14:17
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - addition of information; Thailand will hold elections on 24 March 2019; The Royal Palace has announced that HM The King’s coronation will be held between 4 and 6 May 2019

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23-Jan-2019 11:39
 

Latest update: Health section - there have been recent cases of dengue fever on some islands neighbouring Montserrat; for further information and advice on dengue fever, check the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) website

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23-Jan-2019 10:30
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Local travel) - updated information and advice about the risk of localised civil unrest in Yendi, Tamale and surrounding areas, and the government’s 6pm to 6am curfew to maintain peace and security

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22-Jan-2019 20:36
 

Summary and Safety and Security - Political Situation: Large political demonstrations are expected for 23 January 2019. This could lead to unexpected road closures and travel disruption. You should remain vigilant and informed during this time

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22-Jan-2019 18:22
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of links to pages with latest updates for UK nationals travelling and living in Europe

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22-Jan-2019 18:21
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of links to pages with latest updates for UK nationals travelling and living in Europe; Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of link to information on International Driving Permits if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

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22-Jan-2019 18:18
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of links to pages with latest updates for UK nationals travelling and living in Europe; Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of link to information on International Driving Permits if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

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22-Jan-2019 18:16
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of links to pages with latest updates for UK nationals travelling and living in Europe; Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of link to information on International Driving Permits if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

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Update Date:
22-Jan-2019 18:13
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of links to pages with latest updates for UK nationals travelling and living in Europe; Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of link to information on International Driving Permits if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

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Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 18:49
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice relating to the terrorist attack in the Riverside area of Nairobi on 15/16 January; the British High Commission Nairobi will reopen for routine business on Thursday 17 January; addition of link to information on support available to those affected by the incident

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Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 18:01
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - correction to existing information on maximum duration of visa-free stay in Cape Verde; from 1 January 2019, if you have a British Citizen passport you can enter Cape Verde as a visitor for stays of up to 30 days without a visa

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Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 15:28
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; national and local elections will be held across the Philippines on 13 May 2019; the official election period runs from 13 January to 12 June; the Philippines Bureau of Immigration have specifically warned foreign nationals against participating in any protests and political rallies; you should avoid any demonstrations and follow the advice of local authorities

Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 15:11
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 15:07
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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16-Jan-2019 14:05
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 13:25
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 13:17
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
16-Jan-2019 11:13
 

Latest update: Local laws and customs section - updated information and advice on Chinese laws and procedures relating to the arrest and detention of suspects of crime

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 17:30
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on widespread disruption, including violent protests, in the capital Harare and the cities of Bulawayo, Kadoma, Mutare, and Marondera; you should exercise caution if in these areas and monitor local media and this travel advice for updates

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 17:23
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about previous states of emergency in St Catherine North State and parts of Kingston, which have now expired; a state of emergency remains in the Parish of St James, including Montego Bay

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 15:46
 

Latest update: Health section - an outbreak of Hantavirus has been reported in Epuyén, Province of Chubut in southern Argentina; for more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 14:13
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO)) - on 13 January a clash in Khorog between local youths and security forces resulted in the use of non-lethal weapons and 1 person was hospitalised; there's the possibility of further unrest; if you're travelling in the region, you should remain vigilant in public places and be alert to any security announcements by the Tajik authorities

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 13:24
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about bus crash incident on 11 January

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 11:50
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information following the extension of a partial state of emergency on 11 January for a further 6 months

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 11:21
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 10:58
 

Latest update: Local laws and customs section - smoking is prohibited in all public places, workplaces, transport and other outdoor places within 50 metres of a public place; electronic cigarettes and shisha (water-pipe tobacco) are banned; Health section - there are regular outbreaks of cholera

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 09:46
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on political tensions following election period in late 2018

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Update Date:
15-Jan-2019 09:24
 

Latest update: Money section - updated information; in Dili, ATMs are limited; in districts, ATMs, banks or credit cards facilities are not available; bring small notes when travelling in districts as large denominations are hard to change

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Update Date:
14-Jan-2019 22:36
 

Summary - A high risk of avalanches exists in parts of Austria. There could also be associated travel disruption. Follow the advice of local authorities and your tour operator

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 17:46
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full; Summary - removal of information about movements of migrants through Guatemala

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 15:01
 

Latest update: Summary - amendments to general advice on protests and air pollution

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:52
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:52
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:51
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:51
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:51
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:50
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:50
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:49
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:49
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:49
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:49
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 14:37
 

Latest update: Summary - amendments to information about protests linked to the yellow vest (gilets jaunes) movement; removal of information about possible increased security over the Christmas and New Year period

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 12:39
 

Latest update: Summary - there have been violent protests in some towns and cities in Kerala over the issue of women accessing the Sabarimala temple; some public services have been disrupted in the wake of clashes between police and protesters; if you're in Kerala or due to travel there, you should monitor media reports closely, remain vigilant and avoid large public gatherings

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 10:03
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on Tropical Storm Pabuk, which made landfall on the southern coast of Thailand on 4 January

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Update Date:
04-Jan-2019 00:19
 

Latest update: Summary - The Fiji Meteorological Service has issued a cyclone alert. Tropical Cyclone Mona is approaching Fiji and may strengthen to a category 2 cyclone by 5 January, bringing strong winds and heavy rain.

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Update Date:
03-Jan-2019 14:56
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information following a commuter train crash on the Great Belt Bridge on 2 January; all trains between the islands of Funen and Zealand have now returned to service

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Update Date:
03-Jan-2019 05:19
 

Latest update: Summary - Tropical storm Pabuk expected to hit southern coast of Thailand between 3-5 January 2019. You should follow advice from local authorities.

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Update Date:
02-Jan-2019 17:48
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) - removal of information and advice for those attending New Year's Eve celebrations in Valparaiso

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Update Date:
02-Jan-2019 16:49
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information following the declaration of a partial state of emergency on 31 December

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Update Date:
02-Jan-2019 15:31
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about Tropical Cyclone Owen in December 2018

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Update Date:
02-Jan-2019 15:19
 

Entry requirements section (Visas) and summary - removal of information about FIFA World Cup FAN IDs

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Update Date:
02-Jan-2019 15:14
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice on protests in Khartoum and elsewhere in Sudan

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Update Date:
02-Jan-2019 11:09
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of link to Living in Kuwait guide for information on driving licences for residents in Kuwait; addition of information on what to do if involved in a road traffic accident

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2018 17:32
 

Summary: Further protests may take place across France linked to the yellow vest (gilets jaunes) movement. This includes, but is not limited to, planned protests on New Years’ Eve. Recent demonstrations have led to violence and extensive damage to property, in Paris and in other towns and cities across the country. Motorists travelling through France may also still experience some delays or blockages caused by local demonstrators - you should drive with caution as some protestors may be based on roads, motorways and toll booths. In all cases, you should avoid any demonstrations if at all possible and follow the advice of the local authorities.

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2018 16:05
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information; heightened security measures during public holidays and festivals, including during New Year celebrations

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2018 13:40
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - addition of factual information; on 31 December 2018 an IED exploded at the entrance to the South Seas shopping mall in Cotabato City; another IED was found at the same shopping mall with authorities carrying out a controlled explosion

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2018 13:03
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on planned strike action by immigration officers in late December

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2018 12:01
 

Latest update: Summary - The World Youth Day celebrations take place from 22 to 27 January 2019; if you're travelling to Panama for the celebrations, check our dedicated information and advice page

Update Date:
31-Dec-2018 11:33
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information following elections on 30 December 2018

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Update Date:
31-Dec-2018 09:24
 

Latest update: Summary - Voting for the Bangladesh National Elections took place on 30 December 2018; there were reports of violence during campaigning and on election day; political rallies with the potential for disorder, or clashes between groups and with law enforcement agencies, may still take place; you’re advised to avoid large gatherings and political rallies.

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2018 16:09
 

Latest update: Summary - There have been calls for further demonstrations, including in Khartoum, on 31 December and 1 January (Sudanese Independence Day), which have led to a state of emergency and curfews being imposed in several towns and cities across Sudan

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Update Date:
30-Dec-2018 03:34
 

Latest Update: Summary - The Fiji Meteorological Service has issued a cyclone alert for Fiji. The weather system is due to affect Fiji from 31 December 2018.

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2018 21:13
 

Terrorism Section - On 28 December a roadside blast killed two Vietnamese tourists and wounded 12 other people on a bus near the Giza pyramids.

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2018 14:30
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on blockades in Copacabana

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2018 13:55
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice about anti-government protests in late December 2018

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2018 13:36
 

Latest update: Summary and Entry requirements section (Visas) - 2018 FIFA World Cup FAN IDs will no longer be valid as a visa to enter or remain in Russia after 31 December 2018; if you’re currently in Russia on your World Cup FAN ID, the Russian authorities have confirmed that you must leave the country on or before 31 December in order to comply with Russian migration law; it's not possible to extend your stay while in Russia; Entry requirements section (Passport validity) - addition of information on visas in expired passports

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2018 12:44
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information on protests across France; protests are planned for Saturday 29 December and New Year's Eve; you should avoid any demonstrations if at all possible and follow the advice of the local authorities

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2018 10:04
 

Latest update: Summary and Entry requirements section (Visas) - Visas on arrival are usually for a period of 1 month, but as of 24 December we've received some reports that shorter visas have been issued to some tourists; you should be aware that overstaying your visa could risk the imposition of penalty fines for overstaying

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Update Date:
28-Dec-2018 09:45
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - update on the potential for further unrest following the second round of the Presidential elections on 19 December 2018, with protests taking place often without warning; you should avoid all protests and demonstrations

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 16:50
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Local travel) - revised information; when using public transport you must validate your ticket when you board or you could be fined

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 16:42
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 16:39
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 16:34
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 16:32
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 13:44
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Nazca lines) - if you're planning to overfly the Nazca Lines, check the airline company is licensed and has a good safety record; Entry requirements section (Travelling with children) - if one parent has committed certain crimes, the other parent can request a judicial written permission from the judge

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 11:36
 

Latest update: Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 11:32
 

Latest update: Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 11:29
 

Latest update: Health section - revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 10:31
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on the Catania area and airport following the recent eruption of Mount Etna; if travelling, you should follow the advice of local authorities and check the Catania Airport website

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 09:35
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on martial law; Summary and Safety and security section (Crimea) - removal of information on 29 November announcement on foreigners travelling to Crimea; Safety and security section (Crimea) to enter or exit Crimea, foreign nationals will need to provide their passport and a special permit issued by the territorial body of the State Migration Service of Ukraine

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Update Date:
27-Dec-2018 01:27
 

Latest Update: Summary - On 26 December 2018, the United States Transport Security Administration issued a public notice highlighting poor aviation security at Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

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Update Date:
26-Dec-2018 14:05
 

Summary and Terrorism section - update to factual information following attack on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tripoli on 25 December

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2018 14:47
 

Latest update: Summary - The Catania airport (Sicily) is currently closed due to the recent Etna volcanic eruption; local authorities are monitoring the situation closely; if you’re visiting the hotspot, you should exercise caution and check the Catania Airport website for flight updates before travel

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2018 10:55
 

Latest update: Summary and Natural disasters section - on Saturday 22 December volcanic activity caused a tsunami that affected the coastline around the Sunda Strait which lies between Western Java and the South of Sumatra causing significant damage, loss of life and casualties; the Mount Anak Krakatau volcano, located off the coast close to the affected areas, remains active; before travelling to these coastal areas of Western Java and the South of Sumatra you should check with your travel operator, monitor local media and follow the advice of the local authorities

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Update Date:
24-Dec-2018 09:44
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on new airport in Instanbul

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2018 06:15
 

Summary: Removal of warning relating to tropical storm Cilida.

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Update Date:
23-Dec-2018 02:45
 

Summary: On Saturday 22 December 2018 the coastline around the Sunda Strait which lies between Java and South Sumatra experienced a tsunami/high-tide, with damage and casualties reported. If you are in the area, please follow the local authorities’ advice. The British Embassy is in contact the Indonesian authorities and monitoring the situation closely.

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 19:21
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information on the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 19:08
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 18:56
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 18:45
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 18:37
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 17:08
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 17:00
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 16:38
 

Latest update - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 16:22
 

Latest update: Summary - amended text; the Mauritian authorities have advised that tropical storm Cilida has been upgraded to a class 2 cyclone warning

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 16:20
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 16:12
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 16:02
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 15:43
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 15:33
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 15:24
 

Latest update: Summary - update of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 15:06
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 14:47
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 14:34
 

Latest update: Summary and Entry requirements section (Travelling with children (under 18)) - information on travelling with children has been revised in full

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 14:33
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 13:41
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on sporadic protests, which have led to a state of emergency and curfews being imposed in several towns and cities across Sudan

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 13:26
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 13:17
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) and Terrorism section - update to factual information following murder of 2 foreign nationals while hiking near Mount Toubkal in December

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 13:10
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information on road safety and air pollution

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 12:58
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 12:55
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - there has been an increase in reports of theft or loss of items from checked luggage on departure from Boa Vista airport; airport authorities are investigating; many airlines recommend that passengers carry any valuables in hand luggage; Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 12:18
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 12:11
 

Latest update: Summary - You should be particularly vigilant before and during Carnival and the festive period when large number of people gather in parties on the street; Rio’s New Year’s Eve celebration on Copacabana Beach (Reveillon) attracted 2.4 million people in 2017; Summary and Entry requirements (Travelling with children) - if you’re a single parent or guardian travelling with a child, you may need additional documentation; this applies if one parent is Brazilian, even if your child only holds a British passport

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 11:57
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) - those planning to spend New Year’s Eve in Valparaiso should monitor local news outlets and follow the authorities’ security advice; the recent escalation of violence by those involved in the Valparaiso Port Workers Strike may impact on the traditional celebrations in the town

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 11:50
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 11:38
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 11:35
 

Latest update: Health Section – revised guidance on sources of health information before travel

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 11:20
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
21-Dec-2018 09:42
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2018 18:28
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2018 18:15
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

Update Date:
20-Dec-2018 18:01
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information following announcement by the DRC electoral commission that the upcoming elections will be delayed by 7 days; elections are now scheduled for 30 December

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2018 17:54
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2018 17:42
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
20-Dec-2018 17:24
 

Latest update: Summary - update of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2018 14:24
 

Latest update: Summary - on 15 December near Kitabi, on the edge of the Nyungwe Forest National Park, a military incursion killed a number of civilians; if you’re travelling near the DRC/Rwanda and Burundi/Rwanda borders or through Nyungwe Forest, make sure you check this travel advice and the travel advice for DRC and Burundi

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2018 13:08
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on fuel protests

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2018 11:10
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - this sub-section has been reviewed with amendments

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2018 10:32
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information page for the Barcelona v Tottenham match on 11 December

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2018 10:31
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of link to information page for the MOL Vidi FC v Chelsea match on 13 December

Update Date:
18-Dec-2018 10:02
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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Update Date:
18-Dec-2018 09:19
 

Latest update: Summary and Health section - update to Medical Advice (Cannabis Derived Products), African Swine Fever Virus (ASF) and Animal Product Restrictions

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Update Date:
17-Dec-2018 18:17
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information on recent protests across France

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Update Date:
17-Dec-2018 18:06
 

Latest update: Summary - a prominent opposition leader is due to return to Sudan on Wednesday 19 December and be received by supporters in Omdurman that evening; there is a possibility of increased congestion around the airport, Africa Street, Embassy, Nile Street, and Omdurman on Wednesday afternoon/evening; you should exercise vigilance and avoid large crowds or gatherings

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Update Date:
17-Dec-2018 10:59
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) and summary - factual updates to information on political unrest; the FCO continues to advise against all but essential travel to Nicaragua

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 18:54
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 18:45
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 18:39
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 18:24
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:50
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - addition of link to safety and security guide for returning citizens issued by the Jamaican Constabulary Force

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:46
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - addition of link to Djibouti e-visa website; you should get a visa before travelling; Entry requirements section (ETDs) - addition of information on acceptance of UK Emergency Travel Documents; Summary - updated information on availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:45
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:35
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) - addition of information on re-registering cars with Italian licence plates if moving to Italy; Safety and security section (Crime) - updated advice on train travel

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:23
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information on ongoing protests across France, with further demonstrations expected on Saturday 15 December; removal of information about search for attacker in Strasbourg shooting incident on 11 December, which has now concluded

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:07
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) and summary - update on the potential for further unrest in the run-up to the second round of the Presidential elections on 19 December 2018, with protests taking place often without warning; you should avoid all protests and demonstrations; Summary - addition of information about availability of consular assistance

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:01
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information about damage to the road network following the 2018 wet season; addition of information about the availability of consular support; removal of information about a dam breach in the Attapeu region in August 2018; Entry requirements section (Passport validity) - addition of information on blank pages in passports

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 17:01
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 16:52
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Transport safety) - updated information and advice on interstate bus transport; Summary - addition of information on availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 16:33
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 16:27
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information on local and regional elections taking place on 16 December; removal of information about flooding in the rainy season earlier in 2018; updated information on availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 16:11
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about public gatherings on 8 December; addition of information about availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 14:58
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 14:43
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 12:29
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
14-Dec-2018 12:06
 

Latest update: Summary - update to information about the availability of consular support

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Update Date:
13-Dec-2018 17:36
 

Latest update: Summary - Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen is likely to bring destructive winds, heavy rainfall and dangerous storm tides over the next few days; this weather system is forecast to pass across the North coast of the Northern Territory and North West coast of Queensland in the Gulf of Carpentaria; you can monitor weather updates from the Bureau of Meteorology and should follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders

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Update Date:
13-Dec-2018 17:29
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information on the security environment in the north-east of Nigeria, which has deteriorated in 2018; the FCO continue to advise against all travel to Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Adamawa; Terrorism section - updated information on the threat of terrorist kidnap

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Update Date:
13-Dec-2018 16:47
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel) and summary - addition of information and advice about the risk of localised civil unrest in Yendi, Tamale and surrounding areas from 14 December 2018 to 19 January 2019

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Update Date:
13-Dec-2018 14:59
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Passport validity) - addition of information on passport issues for those holding both British and Omani nationalities

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Update Date:
13-Dec-2018 11:19
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Demonstrations) and summary - there have been calls for unauthorised protests on 17 December 2018 in unspecified locations across the country; Summary - removal of information about parliamentary elections held in November and early December 2018

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Update Date:
13-Dec-2018 10:33
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information to reflect extension of martial law in Mindanao by one year to 31 December 2019

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Update Date:
12-Dec-2018 15:06
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about bushfires in Queensland

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Update Date:
12-Dec-2018 12:07
 

Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice on the threat from terrorism in Kazakhstan, reflecting a reduced threat; Safety and security section (Air travel) and summary - removal of information about all Kazakh airlines being removed from EU banned list in 2016

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Update Date:
12-Dec-2018 10:09
 

Latest update: Summary - following a shooting incident in the city of Strasbourg in north-eastern France on the evening of 11 December, the attacker remains unaccounted for; a large police and gendarmerie operation (with military reinforcements) remains underway in the city of Strasbourg and surrounding areas; you should exercise caution and follow the advice of the French authorities at all times

Update Date:
12-Dec-2018 10:03
 

Latest update: Summary - change to advice against travel; the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to the DRC, including the capital city Kinshasa; areas of the country where the FCO already advise against all travel are unchanged; if you’re currently in the DRC and your continued presence is not essential, you should consider leaving the country by commercial means before 17 December

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Update Date:
11-Dec-2018 12:04
 

Latest update: this advice has been reviewed in full, with updates to the Safety and security (Crime, Swimming and Political situation) and Health sections

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Update Date:
11-Dec-2018 11:45
 

Latest update: Summary - Chelsea take on MOL Vidi FC in a UEFA Europa League group match in Budapest on Thursday 13 December; if you're travelling to Hungary for the match, check our dedicated information and advice page for travelling fans in addition to this travel advice

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Update Date:
11-Dec-2018 10:56
 

Latest update: Summary - changes to areas where the FCO advise against all travel and all but essential travel, including removal of advice against travel in some areas of northern and eastern Lebanon; addition of information on criminality in parts of the Bekka and information on travel in southern Lebanon

A

Armenia
Algeria
Australia
Argentina
Antigua and Barbuda
Anguilla
Argentina
Austria
Austria
Australia
Angola
Algeria
Australia
Australia

B

Bahrain
Bahrain
Brazil
Bangladesh
Burkina Faso
Belgium
Bahrain
Bulgaria
Brazil
Bahrain
Bahamas
Bulgaria
British Virgin Islands
Burkina Faso
Belgium
Burkina Faso
Bangladesh
Bolivia
Bangladesh
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Burundi
Brazil
Bhutan
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burma
Bahrain

C

Cameroon
Canada
Cameroon
Croatia
Czech Republic
Cyprus
Croatia
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
China
Cuba
Côte d'Ivoire
Czech Republic
Chile
Czech Republic
Colombia
Colombia
Cape Verde
Chile
Comoros
Central African Republic
Chad
Côte d'Ivoire
Cameroon

D

Djibouti
Denmark
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dominican Republic
Denmark
Denmark
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Democratic Republic of the Congo

E

Ethiopia
Egypt
Ecuador
Estonia
Egypt
El Salvador
Ecuador
Eswatini
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Equatorial Guinea
Ecuador

F

France
France
France
France
Fiji
Fiji
France
France
Fiji
France
Fiji
France
France
France
France

G

Germany
Gibraltar
Germany
Guinea-Bissau
Germany
Grenada
Ghana
Guatemala
Germany
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau
Gabon
Ghana

H

Hong Kong
Haiti
Haiti
Hungary
Hungary

I

Israel
Ireland
India
India
India
Ireland
Italy
India
Italy
Italy
Indonesia
Indonesia
Iraq
India
Indonesia
Italy

J

Jordan
Jordan
Jamaica
Jamaica
Jamaica

K

Kuwait
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kenya
Kenya
Kuwait
Kosovo
Kazakhstan

L

Latvia
Luxembourg
Lithuania
Liechtenstein
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lesotho
Luxembourg
Laos
Lebanon

M

Malawi
Mauritania
Mozambique
Moldova
Mauritius
Maldives
Malta
Mali
Montserrat
Montserrat
Mali
Madagascar
Mauritius
Mauritius
Mali
Macao
Morocco
Monaco
Montserrat
Madagascar
Malaysia

N

New Zealand
Nepal
Norway
Nigeria
Nigeria
Nigeria
Nicaragua
Norway
Netherlands
Nigeria
Nepal
Netherlands
North Korea
Nigeria
Niger
Nepal
Nicaragua
Nigeria

O

Oman
Oman

P

Peru
Pakistan
Philippines
Pakistan
Pakistan
Philippines
Poland
Pakistan
Panama
Philippines
Philippines
Poland
Philippines
Portugal
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Philippines
Papua New Guinea
Palau
Philippines

Q

Qatar

R

Russia
Romania
Russia
Romania
Russia
Russia
Rwanda
Réunion

S

Sudan
Senegal
Solomon Islands
Spain
Spain
Sudan
Senegal
Switzerland
Slovenia
Slovakia
Sweden
Sudan
St Kitts and Nevis
Suriname
San Marino
Sweden
Spain
Switzerland
Sudan
Sudan
São Tomé and Principe
South Africa
Sudan
San Marino
Spain
Sudan
Seychelles

T

The Occupied Palestinian Territories
Thailand
Tunisia
Turkmenistan
Tonga
Timor-Leste
Thailand
Thailand
Thailand
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tajikistan
Timor-Leste
Thailand
Thailand
Tunisia
Tajikistan
Turkey
Togo
Tunisia
Timor-Leste
Taiwan

U

USA
Ukraine
Ukraine
USA
USA
Ukraine
USA
USA
United Arab Emirates
Uganda
Ukraine

V

Venezuela
Venezuela
Venezuela

W

Western Sahara
Wallis and Futuna

X

Y

Z

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe