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Lorry drivers fear being stuck in Dover for Christmas as borders close

Trucks stranded in Kent after France shuts borders to UK traffic think situation will get worse after Brexit

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With just days to go before Christmas, lorry drivers held up in and around Dover by European travel bans fear they may not be able to make it back home in time for celebrations with their families, and the long delays are a sign of things to come in January after the Brexit transition period ends.

On the darkest and dankest day of the year, Daniel, from Romania, had been waiting four hours in Kent with a van full of printing cylinders from Gillingham due to be delivered to Nancy in France on Monday.

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