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England ‘green list’ of approved travel destinations revealed

(CNN) — Travelers from the UK have been given the go ahead to visit Portugal, Gibraltar and Israel from May 17 when months of restrictions making it illegal to travel abroad for a vacation will come to an end.

The UK government has finally revealed the 12 countries and territories that will be designated “green” once the current ban on non-essential travel is lifted after weeks of speculation.

The much-anticipated announcement looks set to lead to surge in vacation bookings for the countries that have gained a coveted spot, although there was disappointment that the list didn’t contain certain prime

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Baseball packages, New England rail travel, and a food lover’s road trip

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When can we travel again in UK? Date travel restrictions will be lifted between England and Scotland in 2021

The two countries have different roadmaps out of lockdown, meaning domestic travel will resume on varying dates

As the devolved nations reveal their roadmaps out of lockdown, many are looking forward to unrestricted travelling in the UK.

Both England and Scotland’s governments have made announcements about the easing of Covid rules and the gradual return to something like normal.

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But as the timelines for relaxing restrictions vary in the two countries,

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Riise, Wilkinson appointed to lead England following Neville’s departure

Ex-internationals Hege Riise and Rhian Wilkinson have been appointed to lead England in the wake of the departure of Phil Neville to Inter Miami.

Former Norway midfielder Riise will lead the February camp with the support of ex-Canada international Wilkinson and FA head of women’s technical Kay Cossington, with their short-term contracts keeping them with the team until Sarina Wiegman takes over in August.

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Both have had successful playing careers. Riise is an Olympic, World Cup and European Championship winner with 58 goals in

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