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France opens borders with neighbours

The French authorities have officially announced that from 15th June Andorrans and residents will be able to travel to French territory. It will not be necessary to go into quarantine when returning to the country.

There is still nothing new about the reopening of the Spanish border.

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Barcelona has opened some of the city’s beaches

The nine Barcelona beaches are opened for sports.

It is allowed to run and swim individually from 6.00 to 10.00.

Professional athletes with a valid license can train from 8.00 to 23.00 at the marine base located near Bogatel Beach.

It is forbidden to stay in the sand or sunbathe, fish, gather in groups.

A social distance of 2 …

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Obese people are most at risk for SARS-CoV-2

A study by the Catalan Agency for Quality and Health Assessment (l’Agència de Qualitat i Avaluació Sanitàries de Catalunya, AQuAS) shows that age, gender and concomitant diseases are the main factors associated with hospitalization or death of patients with SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

One of the factors is age: the probability of hospitalization in people over 65 is …

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Catalan producer of olive oil launched olive beer

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Olive oil producer Ivan Cayles launched the world’s first olive beer. Oliba Green Beer is a beer born in the Vall de Barcedana (Pallars Jussà, Catalonia), which is distinguished by a special green colour.

The agronomist wanted to combine his two passions in one product; olives and beer. Its recipe includes seven varieties …

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Andorran resident detained with lots of ecstasy pills

The 33-year-old Spaniard from Encamp (Andorra) was detained on April 21 at the La Seu d’Urgell bus station.

During on-duty patrols around the city, police found a suspicious man. Police searched the man’s backpack and found two vacuum packs containing 2,104 ecstasy tablets.

The man was immediately arrested and taken to the nearest police station. The drugs …

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ISMF and La Grande Course to join forces

The International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) and La Grande Course (LGC) – the organisation of traditional long-distance races in the Alps – want to become partners to strengthen the ski mountaineering sport.

The Presidents and delegations of the ISMF and LGC executive committees met in Arvier, Valle d’Aosta (Italy), to discuss a closer collaboration between the …

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