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5,500-year-old fragments of malachite, ceramics and bones discovered in the Forat de l’Embut cave in Pyrenees

The Forat de l’Embut cave, located at an altitude of 2,235 meters, is the highest prehistoric cave with signs of human occupation discovered in the Pyrenees to date.

According to the latest archaeological finds, ancient human activity that took place in the cave includes the manipulation of malachite, a precious, green mineral used for ornamental objects …

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Baqueira Beret in the Spanish Pyrenees will host the first event of the Freeride World Tour season

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Located in the spectacular Val d’Aran in the Spanish Pyrenees, Baqueira Beret boasts a world-class resort, vast alpine terrain and copious snowfall, making it an ideal destination for the Freeride World Tour.

Following the inaugural event at Baqueira Beret, the Tour returns to perennial Pyrenean freeride mecca of Ordino Arcalís, Andorra, before crossing …

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FC Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas has been named the best female European player of the 2020-2021 season

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Putellas becomes the first footballer from Catalonia to ever win the prize after having contributed to major ‘blaugrana’ successes in the 2020-2021 season.

Barça not only won the cup and the league, but also their first Champions League, prompting greater recognition and attention than ever before for women’s football.

The ‘blaugrana’ coach during last …

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On September 11, more than 120 thousand people took part in protests against COVID sanitary passes in France

According to the French Ministry of Internal Affairs, on Saturday, September 11, more than 120 thousand people took part in protests against COVID sanitary passes in France. Demonstrators clashed with police in Toulouse. About 70 people were detained.

The demonstration was accompanied by large-scale riots, police officers used tear gas and a water cannon.

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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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Protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for a fourth consecutive weekend to demonstrate against a new health pass

Protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday for a fourth consecutive weekend to demonstrate against a new health pass needed to enter a cafe or travel on an inter-city train, two days before the new rules come into force.

The new rules championed by French President Emmanuel Macron make it obligatory to have either …

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