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Minors are the most vulnerable Internet users

From the moment they are born children live in a world of screens; as a result, they use the Internet or any digital device that falls into their hands naturally, intuitively and without fear. So the main aim of this work by the UPV/EHU was to find out from a range of different perspectives about …

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The best marathon strategy by UPV

A study by the UPV/EHU’s Department of Physical Education and Sport explores and compares the influence of athletic ability, sex and type of circuit on the pacing adopted by marathon runners, and concludes that one of the key factors in the athlete’s performance is the pacing strategy adopted during the race.

The arguments surrounding the limits …

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Andorra: Mandatory use of masks is prescribed on public roads and in places—both closed and open

On Tuesday, July 14th, the Andorran government approved news regulations for the public health emergency caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which take exceptional measures to minimize the risk of transmission of the virus.

According to Andorran Minister of Health Joan Martinez Benazet, given the epidemiological situation in neighbouring countries and the opening of borders, it is …

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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%.

The accumulation of so-called “one-day tourists” coming to Andorra for cheap …

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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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