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24-Apr-2019 15:22
 

Latest update: Summary - Tropical Storm Kenneth is reaching the eastern Africa coastline and Comoros will be at risk for significant impacts on Thursday 25 April; you should monitor regional and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation

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24-Apr-2019 14:45
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - updated information on exit visas for visitors to Sudan on a single entry visa

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24-Apr-2019 11:17
 

Latest update: Summary - The Solomon Islands general election took place on 3 April 2019 and a new Prime Minister was elected on 24 April 2019; this led to some violent protests and looting in central and eastern Honiara; local police have responded to restore security, but visitors should be alert to the risk of further protest, and move away from any large gathering; you should monitor local media and be vigilant

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24-Apr-2019 10:56
 

Latest update: Summary - Tropical Storm Kenneth is forecast to make landfall as a tropical cyclone in Northern Mozambique on Thursday 25 April 2019; this could bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to the southern coast of Tanzania; you should monitor local and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation and follow the advice of local authorities

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24-Apr-2019 10:49
 

Latest update: Summary - Tropical Storm Kenneth is forecast to make landfall as a tropical cyclone in northern Mozambique on Thursday 25 April; you should monitor local and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation and follow the advice of local authorities

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24-Apr-2019 09:43
 

Latest update: Summary - General elections were held in Indonesia on 17 April with official results set to be announced on 22 May; you should avoid all protests, demonstrations and political rallies

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24-Apr-2019 09:35
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on the Thingyan Water Festival; Local laws and customs section - addition of information on Burma’s defamation laws

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24-Apr-2019 09:10
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full and reissued without amendment

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24-Apr-2019 08:39
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on strike action by fuel drivers

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24-Apr-2019 08:31
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed and reissued without amendment

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23-Apr-2019 18:01
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about the Songkran water festival (Thai New Year) held between 12 and 16 April

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23-Apr-2019 17:56
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) and summary - removal of information about the second round of presidential elections held on 21 April

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23-Apr-2019 17:39
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - addition of factual information about an attack on a security facility in the town of Al Zulfi, Riyadh province, on 21 April; update to information about a separate incident at a checkpoint in Abu Hadriya in Eastern Province on 7 April

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23-Apr-2019 16:21
 

Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - updated information and advice on the situation in Sri Lanka

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23-Apr-2019 10:03
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information and advice about a further earthquake of magnitude 6.2, which occurred in Eastern Samar province at 1.37pm local time on 23 April

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23-Apr-2019 09:34
 

Summary- Updated information on the security situation

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22-Apr-2019 23:08
 

Latest update: Summary - Severe flooding and landslides have been reported in some regions. Heavy showers are expected to continue through the end of May. The Pan-American Highway is currently closed in southern Cauca due to a landslide.

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22-Apr-2019 12:53
 

Summary - Further update following the bombings in Sri Lanka on 21 April 2019

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22-Apr-2019 11:35
 

Summary - On Monday 22 April at around 5pm local time a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck north eastern Luzon. You should follow the advice of local security authorities and monitor local media reports.

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18-Apr-2019 17:24
 

Latest update: Summary - Strike action by Portuguese fuel tank drivers ended on 18 April; until the availability of fuel returns to normal, travel within Portugal may be affected

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18-Apr-2019 17:03
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security (Political situation) - Legislative elections will take place on 28 April 2019; protests may be scheduled ahead of the elections and on election day; you should remain vigilant during this period, avoid crowds and demonstrations, monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities

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18-Apr-2019 16:41
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - the Department of Immigration & Emigration has announced that visas on arrival will be issued free of charge for British nationals on short visits between 1 May 2019 and 1 October 2019

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18-Apr-2019 16:34
 

Latest update: Health section - addition of information on cluster of cholera cases at Nairobi Hospital

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18-Apr-2019 16:08
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Air travel) - revised information on TAGG

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18-Apr-2019 15:06
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice about heavy rainfall and severe flooding across Iran

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18-Apr-2019 11:55
 

Latest update: Summary - Arsenal FC take on Napoli in a UEFA Europa League quarter final match in Naples on Thursday 18 April; if you’re travelling to Italy for the match, check our dedicated information and advice page

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18-Apr-2019 11:22
 

Latest update: Summary - on 17 April, Jet Airways announced the cancellation of all flights - domestic and international; if you have an existing booking, you should contact Jet Airways to seek further information on alternative arrangements; more information for affected UK passengers is available on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) website

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18-Apr-2019 10:08
 

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

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18-Apr-2019 09:45
 

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

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17-Apr-2019 16:59
 

Latest update: Summary - editorial amendments to existing information about consular support

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17-Apr-2019 16:56
 

Latest update: Summary - editorial amendments to existing information about consular support

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17-Apr-2019 16:55
 

Latest update: Summary - editorial amendments to existing information about consular support

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17-Apr-2019 14:47
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on Tropical Cyclone Trevor and Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica

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17-Apr-2019 13:16
 

Latest update: Summary – The Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix takes place in Baku on 28 April; if you’re travelling to Azerbaijan for the F1 Grand Prix, check our dedicated information and advice page

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17-Apr-2019 11:52
 

Latest update: Summary - Easter is a major holiday in the Philippines; transport can be congested and Philippine security forces also routinely heighten their alert levels nationwide during this period; you should allow extra time if travelling, monitor media reporting and follow the advice of local authorities

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17-Apr-2019 09:30
 

Latest update: Summary - RENFE Spanish railway company workers have announced a strike for 17 April and possibly 24 April; cancellation of trains include some long distance high speed trains (AVE); you should contact RENFE for information

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17-Apr-2019 08:59
 

Latest update: Summary - Strike action by Portuguese fuel tanker drivers since 16 April may cause disruption to flights at Lisbon and Faro airports; if you're travelling from Lisbon or Faro airport over the coming days, check with your airline for possible delays; travel within Portugal may also be affected by the strike

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16-Apr-2019 17:38
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - updated information on exit visas

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16-Apr-2019 15:29
 

Latest update: Entry requirements (Passports) - updated information on passport validity

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16-Apr-2019 15:23
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - updated information on recent thefts affecting foreign nationals, including British tourists

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16-Apr-2019 10:24
 

Latest update: Summary – Change in advice against travel; the FCO no longer advises against all but essential travel to the Provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, Manica and Tete; the advice for the districts of Cabo Delgado province remain unchanged

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15-Apr-2019 17:11
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information about previous flood warnings in Midwestern states

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15-Apr-2019 16:55
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Political situation) - revised information on protests

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15-Apr-2019 14:55
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Passport validity) - addition of information relating to EU exit

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15-Apr-2019 11:44
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on current period of protests; addition of information on withdrawal of non-essential British Embassy staff and dependents

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15-Apr-2019 09:52
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Passports) - revised information on passport validity

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13-Apr-2019 18:21
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Local travel - Khartoum)

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12-Apr-2019 19:05
 

Safety and security section (Local travel - Khartoum) and summary - addition of information about a nightly curfew for Khartoum, which is in force between the hours of 10pm and 4am

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12-Apr-2019 14:46
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – revised information relating to EU exit

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12-Apr-2019 14:41
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) – revised information relating to EU exit

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12-Apr-2019 12:20
 

Latest update: Summary - advice on staying safe during the Songkran Water Festival (12 to 16 April); update on traffic disruption around events to mark the Royal Coronation Ceremony (2 to 6 May)

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12-Apr-2019 10:57
 

Latest update: Safety and security (Political situation) - Opposition parties are planning a demonstration on Saturday 13 April 2019 in central Tirana; heightened security measures and traffic disruptions can be expected; demonstrations may also take place outside the capital; you should check the local media for the latest information, remain vigilant and avoid any demonstrations

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12-Apr-2019 10:49
 

Latest update: Summary - The 125th Canton Fair takes place from 15 April to 5 May in Guangzhou; if you’re travelling to China for the Canton Fair, check our dedicated information and advice page

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12-Apr-2019 09:16
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Health section - The police have discovered widespread distribution of fake medicines in Bolivia; you should ask your travel agent, doctor or hotel for recommendations on reputable pharmacies

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11-Apr-2019 18:19
 

Latest update: Safety and security section and Summary - the FCO now advise against all but essential travel to Khartoum and all remaining areas of Sudan; advice against all travel to Darfur, Abyei, South Kordofan and Blue Nile, parts of West Kordofan, and border areas remains unchanged; if you’re in Sudan, you should consider carefully whether your need to remain is essential and consider leaving the country by commercial means

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11-Apr-2019 18:03
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information and advice about current period of heavy rainfall and severe flooding across Iran

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11-Apr-2019 17:59
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - removal of information relating to EU exit

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11-Apr-2019 17:55
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - removal of information relating to EU exit

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11-Apr-2019 17:50
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - removal of information relating to EU exit

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11-Apr-2019 17:46
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - removal of information relating to EU exit

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11-Apr-2019 17:23
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - updated information on visa requirements for British Citizen and British Overseas Territories Citizen passport holders travelling to St Martin from Anguilla, which will be unaffected by the UK leaving the European Union with or without a deal

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11-Apr-2019 16:26
 

Latest update: Summary - addition of information on the Thingyan Water Festival which will be celebrated from 13 to 17 April 2019

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11-Apr-2019 14:32
 

Latest update: Summary - updated information on flights, reflecting that certain flight routes or airports continue to experience restrictions; addition of information about the availability of consular support

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11-Apr-2019 13:20
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - Presidential elections will take place on 4 July 2019; country-wide demonstrations and other forms of protest are continuing; you should take precautions for your personal safety, avoid political gatherings and demonstrations and take local advice

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11-Apr-2019 13:05
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on risk of flooding due to weakening of Chagwa Dam

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11-Apr-2019 09:56
 

Latest update: Safety and security (Crime) - There has been an increase in the level of reported crime against both expatriates and nationals in the Bole and Yeka hills areas of Addis Ababa; you should familiarise yourself with the geography if travelling in these areas and exercise caution; if threatened, hand over your valuables without resistance; don’t travel alone in these areas if possible

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10-Apr-2019 16:45
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Demonstrations) - There have been calls for unauthorised protests between 11 to 18 April; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of the local authorities

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10-Apr-2019 15:12
 

Latest update: Safety and security section and summary - updated information and advice on occurrences of power cuts; the FCO continue to advise against all travel to within 80 km (50 miles) of the Colombian border and 40 km (25 miles) of the Brazilian border, and against all but essential travel to the rest of Venezuela, including Caracas; if you're in Venezuela, you should consider carefully whether you need to remain, and keep your departure options under review; Entry requirements section (Passport validity) - update to information on passport validity requirements

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10-Apr-2019 10:27
 

Latest update: Summary - revised dates; large gatherings have been announced for 11 and 12 April in Novi Sad and 13 and 19 April in Belgrade; you should keep up to date with local developments and avoid any large crowds or demonstrations

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09-Apr-2019 15:13
 

Latest update: Summary - Tropical Cyclone Idai caused significant flooding and mud slides across many parts of eastern Zimbabwe; whilst the access situation has improved, many roads and bridges in the affected areas are still impassable; electricity, water, and telecommunications networks have been impacted; if travelling to affected regions, take extra care and follow any advice given by the local authorities; contact your hotel prior to travel to check that the hotel is still accessible and open

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26-Mar-2019 14:24
 

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

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26-Mar-2019 12:56
 

Latest update: Summary – addition of information on severe flooding; Safety and security (Road travel) - addition of information on International Driving Permit changes from 28 March 2019

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26-Mar-2019 12:04
 

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

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26-Mar-2019 11:37
 

Latest update: Terrorism section - editorial amendments reflecting shooting incident in the 24 oktoberplien (24 October Square) area of Utrecht on 18 March 2019

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26-Mar-2019 10:21
 

Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - updated information

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26-Mar-2019 10:13
 

Latest update: Summary - Election update: tensions will continue to run high across Nigeria; you should continue to avoid rallies, public gatherings and demonstrations and monitor local media

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26-Mar-2019 09:14
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security (Transnistria) - Presidential elections will take place on Sunday 31 March in Ukraine, with a possible second round on Sunday 21 April; there's an increased likelihood of large public rallies and demonstrations including in the Odessa Oblast, which border Transnistria; you're advised to check the Ukraine travel advice; Safety and security section (Road travel) - updated information on driving licences

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26-Mar-2019 08:51
 

Latest update: Summary - removal of information on UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier match on 21 March

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25-Mar-2019 18:55
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Poland

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25-Mar-2019 18:54
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Slovakia.

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25-Mar-2019 18:51
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Norway

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25-Mar-2019 18:50
 

Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Switzerland

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25-Mar-2019 18:47
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Luxembourg

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25-Mar-2019 18:45
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Lithuania

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25-Mar-2019 18:45
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Malta.

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25-Mar-2019 18:43
 

Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Slovenia

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25-Mar-2019 18:39
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Ireland

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25-Mar-2019 18:32
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Italy

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25-Mar-2019 18:29
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Greece

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25-Mar-2019 18:24
 

Latest update: Summary section - addition of link to guidance on doing business in Latvia.

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25-Mar-2019 14:34
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about International Driving Permit changes from 28 March 2019

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25-Mar-2019 14:13
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about International Driving Permit changes from 28 March 2019

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25-Mar-2019 14:09
 

Latest update: this travel advice has been reviewed in full, with amendments to the following sections: Entry requirements section and summary - updated information on visa application options; addition of information about obtaining an exit stamp if travelling on an Emergency Travel Document; Safety and security section - updated information on driving licence requirements and train travel; Local laws and customs section - update to information about laws on smoking in public places

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25-Mar-2019 13:49
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about International Driving Permits

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25-Mar-2019 13:41
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about International Driving Permits

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25-Mar-2019 13:21
 

Latest update: Summary - General elections are due to take place between 11 April and 19 May 2019; political rallies and meetings will occur across the country during this time; you should exercise caution and avoid large gatherings

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25-Mar-2019 13:12
 

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

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25-Mar-2019 13:07
 

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

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25-Mar-2019 12:26
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Local laws and customs section - in 2019, the holy month of Ramadan is expected to start on 5 May and finish on 4 June

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25-Mar-2019 12:18
 

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

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25-Mar-2019 11:49
 

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

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25-Mar-2019 11:05
 

Latest update: Summary and Safety and security section (Political situation) - removal of information on the General Election held on 24 March; Summary, Safety and security section (Air Travel) and Health section - revised information on air quality

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25-Mar-2019 10:47
 

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

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25-Mar-2019 10:10
 

Latest update: The Mauritian authorities have advised that a cyclone warning class IV is now in force for the island of Rodrigues; you should continue to monitor and follow the advice of the Mauritius Meteorological Services

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24-Mar-2019 12:26
 

Summary - There are reports about the need for heightened vigilance in Dhaka. We are not aware of any specific threat. Please remain vigilant and avoid large gatherings.

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22-Mar-2019 22:28
 

Summary: Removal of advice regarding the demonstration around Chistianborg Slotsplads in Copenhagen on 22 March

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22-Mar-2019 18:16
 

Latest update: Health section - updated information on documents needed to receive free emergency treatment under the reciprocal healthcare agreement

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22-Mar-2019 18:16
 

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

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22-Mar-2019 18:10
 

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

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22-Mar-2019 18:09
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full; Safety and security section (Political situation) - National elections for district authorities will be held on Sunday 24 March

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22-Mar-2019 17:57
 

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

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22-Mar-2019 17:50
 

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

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22-Mar-2019 17:48
 

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

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22-Mar-2019 17:42
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Crime) - addition of information on gang-related shootings; you should remain vigilant at all times and in all locations

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22-Mar-2019 17:33
 

Latest update: Summary - revised information on industrial action by French customs officers; services now appear to be improving but we recommend that you check with your service provider before travelling

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22-Mar-2019 17:30
 

Latest update: Summary - England take on Montenegro in a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match in Podgorica on Monday 25 March; addition of link to dedicated information and advice page for travelling fans

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22-Mar-2019 15:25
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about International Driving Permits

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Update Date:
22-Mar-2019 14:25
 

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

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Update Date:
22-Mar-2019 14:13
 

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

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22-Mar-2019 13:51
 

Latest update: Summary - refreshed general information and advice on demonstrations, which often take place in Brussels, including around transport hubs and the Schuman area; removal of links to guidance published for World War 1 centenary commemorations

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22-Mar-2019 13:50
 

Latest update: Safety and security section (Road travel) – addition of information about International Driving Permits

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22-Mar-2019 13:34
 

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

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Update Date:
22-Mar-2019 13:19
 

Latest update: this travel advice has been reviewed in full; Safety and security section (Road travel) - updated information on driving licence requirements for visitors and residents in South Africa; Terrorism section - update to existing information on kidnap threat

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22-Mar-2019 12:05
 

Latest update: Summary - Presidential elections will take place on Sunday 31 March 2019, with a possible second round on Sunday 21 April 2019; there is an increased likelihood of large public rallies and demonstrations; you should avoid demonstrations and take extra care at public gatherings

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22-Mar-2019 11:37
 

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

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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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
08-Mar-2019 18:43
 

Summary - Industrial action by customs officers at ports/airports

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
07-Mar-2019 16:50
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
07-Mar-2019 16:06
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
05-Mar-2019 11:19
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
04-Mar-2019 15:39
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
04-Mar-2019 15:23
 

Latest update: This advice has been reviewed in full

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Update Date:
04-Mar-2019 12:45
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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

Location:
Update Date:
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

Location:
Update Date:
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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Update Date:
27-Feb-2019 15:23
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
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

Location:
Update Date:
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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Update Date:
27-Feb-2019 13:59
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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

Location:
Update Date:
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

Location:
Update Date:
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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Update Date:
14-Feb-2019 14:00
 

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

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Update Date:
14-Feb-2019 11:24
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
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

Location:
Update Date:
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

Location:
Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
12-Feb-2019 11:26
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
11-Feb-2019 10:03
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
08-Feb-2019 17:59
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:57
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:46
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:45
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:43
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:42
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:41
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:40
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:38
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:34
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:30
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:29
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:28
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:27
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:26
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:24
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:19
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:16
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:14
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2019 14:13
 

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

Location:
Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
29-Jan-2019 10:47
 

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

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Update Date:
29-Jan-2019 10:12
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
25-Jan-2019 20:01
 

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

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Update Date:
25-Jan-2019 19:45
 

Summary: Update on risk of terrorism in Bamako

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Update Date:
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

Update Date:
25-Jan-2019 15:24
 

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

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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
24-Jan-2019 12:11
 

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

Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
24-Jan-2019 11:28
 

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

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Update Date:
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

Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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Update Date:
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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