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Andorra introduces new rules for keeping dogs of dangerous breeds

The Andorran government has approved an amendment to the new Regulation on the ownership of dangerous and potentially dangerous dog breeds. As the main innovation, future owners are recommended to undergo prior training without fail.

The Regulation lists the following 15 breeds: American Akita, Bullmastiff, Doberman, Argentine Dogo, Dogue de Bordeaux, Brazilian Mastiff, Neapolitan Mastiff, American …

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Andorra’s new Transport Code tightens traffic rules

Andorra has introduced the country’s new Transport Code to improve road safety for drivers and pedestrians.

Driving and using a mobile phone or any other mobile device at the same time is subject to a fine of EUR 300. Failure to use the seat belt by both the driver and passengers of the vehicle will be …

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Bus tickets in Andorra have fallen in price

On September 1, 2021, a new monthly discounted pass went on sale in Andorra.

Tariffs represent a reduction from 57% of the current price for zone 1 to 81% for zone 4.

The new pass can be purchased at regular retail outlets: in the Mou_T_B app, at the National Bus Station and on the bus.

From September 1, …

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Barcelona airport expansion agreed by Catalan and Spanish governments

The governments of Catalonia and Spain reached a deal on Monday to move forward with the expansion of the Barcelona airport with a mammoth €1.7bn investment plan.

The agreement was hailed as “great news” by the Spanish government spokesperson, Isabel Rodríguez, which she said will help the Josep Tarradellas-El Prat airport become a global hub.

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The government of Andorra says that the proposed airport in the country “does not meet the international flight safety”

“No” to the proposed Grau Roig airport: The Minister of the Presidency, Economy and Business of Andorra, Jordi Gallardo, presented the conclusions of the report of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) commissioned by the Government to assess the feasibility of building an airport in the Bosc de Moretó and has ruled out continuing with …

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Temporary assistance in Andorra ends with a deadline of 31st December given the persistence of the health emergency situation

Phase four of exceptional measures to alleviate the situation caused by COVID-19 in Andorra continues to support the economic and social fabric of the country – especially those companies that had their activities compulsorily closed and those most affected by the decreed measures. The new bill of Andorra provides for temporary assistance starting on 1st …

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New animal welfare regulations in Andorra

The Minister of Environment, Agriculture and Sustainability, Silvia Calvó, together with the director of the Department of Agriculture, Josep Casals, yesterday presented the new Regulation on the technical conditions of welfare and safety at pet refuges. The new text strengthens all security elements to ensure that the animals treatment is respectful and committed to the …

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Andorra presented the psychological care programme, aimed at reducing the negative effects on the mental health

Government of Andorra presented the psychological care programme, aimed at reducing the negative effects on the mental health of part of the population caused, directly or indirectly, by COVID-19.

It is estimated that 40% of the population has had “negative thoughts” caused by the pandemic. 225,000 euros will be allocated to accommodate between 800 and 1,000 …

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