Norway lifts Covid-19 travel ban on flights from UK

Norway is to lift its ban on UK flights introduced to stop the spread of a Covid virus variant.

The Health Minister said planes would be allowed to land from 16.00 GMT on January 2nd.

Norway brought in the restrictions- alongside dozens of other countries – on December 21st.

A new strain of the coronavirus swept through the South East of England.

Since then, most of the country has been locked down to Tier 4 – the highest rating.

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