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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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Nightlife in Spain reopening plan out: compulsory face masks, no drinks on dancefloor

Spain’s health ministry could lift closure order in 4 to 8 weeks

Catalonia has revealed the reopening plan for nightclubs and other late-night venues, which will come into force once the closure order from Spain’s Health Ministry expires.

Procicat, the civil protection body, published the rules on Wednesday, including measures on ticketing, facemasks, dancefloors, ventilation and queueing.

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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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French company Ouigo offers Barcelona-Madrid trips from €9

The French rail company Ouigo (SNCF) has launched its high-speed train service between Barcelona and Madrid on Monday, two days after the state of alarm in Spain has ended.

This means that regional borders will no longer be closed and all travel throughout Spain is once again permitted.

The new service run by private company Ouigo will …

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President Emmanuel Macron has revealed a four-step plan to easing Covid-related restrictions in France over the next two months

President Emmanuel Macron has revealed in more detail a four-step plan to easing Covid-related restrictions in France over the next two months.

Key dates set out by Mr Macron

May 3

The first date of the plan, which was already known, will mean the end of restrictions – and associated attestation forms – related to daytime travel beyond …

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