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by Bernard on Fri Jul 9th, 2021 at 06:28:08 PM EST
Don't think that Macron wouldn't do it again:

France's Macron threatened UK entry ban without more stringent measures: report - March 22, 2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron threatened to close France's border with Britain on Friday if Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to take more stringent measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak, a French newspaper reported.

On Friday evening, Johnson ordered pubs, restaurants, theaters, cinemas and gyms to shut their doors to slow the accelerating spread of the disease, days after other European countries put their citizens on lockdown.

French newspaper Liberation, citing sources in Macron's office, said Johnson's decision came after the French leader gave him an ultimatum on Friday morning, threatening an entry ban on any traveler from the UK if there were no new measures.

"We had to clearly threaten him to make him finally budge," the report quoted an Elysee official as saying.

Couple of weeks later:

by Bernard on Fri Jul 9th, 2021 at 06:45:31 PM EST
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The first time ever in 1.5 years, critical questions asked by the herd of lambs dressed as journalists at the press conference of Hugo and Mark ...

Eindelijk serieuze vragen v de kudde lammeren aan Hugo en Mark ... 😷😂

by Oui on Fri Jul 9th, 2021 at 08:47:57 PM EST
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On June 26 there were 503 cases .... Hugo  and Mark figured Dutch society could open with a Big Bang 🔥
Indeed ... a scorcher 😡

Today (10 July) 10,345 new confirmed cases were reported. That is higher than the average of the past seven days (4,471).

Number of hospitalisations in NL low but trend upward in most age groups ...

by Oui on Sat Jul 10th, 2021 at 02:20:00 PM EST
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