Boris Johnson warns of Europe ‘second wave’ amid Spain row


Boris Johnson has warned there are signs of a “second wave” of coronavirus in Europe, as he defended a 14-day quarantine on travellers from Spain. The PM said the government had to be “swift” – and it would continue to take further action “where it is necessary”. It comes after the Spanish prime minister called the UK’s decision to change the rules for Spain “unjust”. Pedro S├ínchez said tourists in most regions in Spain would be safer from coronavirus than in the UK. The UK is advising against all non-essential travel to Spain, including the Balearic and Canary Islands. It also removed Spain and its islands from the list of countries that are exempt from the 14-day quarantine rule. Meanwhile, Germany has also advised against travel to three areas of Spain. (BBC)…[+]