More than 1,500 lorries are stuck in Kent waiting to leave the UK as politicians thrash out a plan to reopen France’s border to trade and travel.
France shut its UK border for 48 hours on Sunday amid fears of a new coronavirus variant. More than 50 countries have now banned UK arrivals.
Home Secretary Priti Patel said 650 lorries are stacked up on the M20, with a further 873 at a lorry park.
The UK’s top scientist has warned the new variant is “everywhere”.
Source: BBC News