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The accumulation of so-called “one-day tourists” coming to Andorra for cheap cigarettes and alcohol provoke multi-kilometer traffic jams

The Spanish-Andorran border registered a mobility 2% lower on this 22nd June, to that of last year. As for the Franco-Andorran border, the first fortnight of June has experienced an increase of 27%. Comparing these data with June 2019, there is an increase of 50%.

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From 1st July, before going to see a medical consultant in Andorra, patients must visit their GP

From 1st July, before going to see a medical consultant in Andorra, patients must visit their GP, (or referring doctor), so that he/she can make the relevant referral. Accordingly, patients will need to pay twice.

This decision has been made by the government of Andorra.

Gynecologists, ophthalmologists and dentists are excluded from the list of these specialties, …

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A study by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country analyses the evolution in the price of electricity over a 16-year-period to establish the factors that affect volatility

Incorporating renewable energies into the electricity system entails a certain degree of volatility in the electricity price owing to the intermittent nature of generation by plants of this type. However, a study by the UPV/EHU shows that the greatest volatility is caused when unexpected regulatory changes are made in the renewable sector. What disrupts economic …

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PortAventura World Resort opens on July 8th

PortAventura World is ready to open its doors on July 8th, as a safe tourist destination. This opening marks the beginning of the Resort’s 2020 season, which will also coincide with the start of the summer campaign.

In the first phase of the return to activity, the company has launched a number of special measures to …

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Those who have the most difficulties finding work in Andorra are those who are neither Andorran, Spanish or Portuguese

According to Employment Agency of Andorra, by this moment 1,761 people enrolled in the service, 41% compared to last month. The situation is not affected by gender but by age. The most affected group is 26-39-year-olds. By nationality, those who have the most difficulties finding work are those who are neither Andorran, Spanish or Portuguese. …

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A study by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country explores the motivations associated with the self

A study by the UPV/EHU’s Department of Social Psychology and Behavioural Science Methodology establishes that all the motivations associated with the self are basic, and that people react differently depending on which motivation has come under threat, reports the University.

In psychology the word self refers in general to self-concept, in other words, to the beliefs, …

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