Chaos in Kent: 10,000 trapped lorry drivers clash with police, break OUT of airfield encampment, block roads and demand to be let across Channel after government admits it will take DAYS to administer 30-minute Covid tests to get them home | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

Chaos in Kent: 10,000 trapped lorry drivers clash with police, break OUT of airfield encampment, block roads and demand to be let across Channel after government admits it will take DAYS to administer 30-minute Covid tests to get them home

Anarchy was spreading across Kent today as fights broke out between lorry drivers and police at the Port of Dover and Manston Airport - and testing staff arrived in an attempt to get them across the Channel for Christmas.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron last night agreed a deal to let lorry drivers into France with a negative 30-minute lateral flow coronavirus test, after two days of chaotic gridlock following the French president's fears over the new super-infectious strain of Covid-19 sweeping across Britain and other countries.

The major flashpoint in Kent today was at the Port of Dover where drivers were blocking the entrance in anger at not being allowed to cross the Channel without a negative coronavirus test from the UK Government.

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