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Free travel has been restored within Catalonia

Free travel has been restored within Catalonia as the county-level lockdown ended on Monday, as part of a broader reopening scheme brought about by the stabilization of coronavirus infections.

Other de-escalation measures include the restoration of in-person classes for pre-university exam-year school students (‘Batxillerat’ courses) and vocational training courses (‘Cicles Formatius’).

While the 6-people limit for social …

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Spain rules out extending state of alarm past May 9

Catalan government plans to ease mobility restrictions starting next Monday

The Spanish government has ruled out extending the state of alarm beyond its current expiry date, May 9, which will put an end to six months of constitutionally exceptional measures in place to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.

The end of the state of alarm will also mean …

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Half a million Catalans still left without work

There are now 505,900 jobless in Catalonia, an increase of 21.31% compared to the same month last year

Unemployment fell by 6,390 during the month of March compared to February, leaving a total of 505,900 people without work – a monthly decrease of 1.25% – according to figures released by the ministry of labour.

These figures represent …