Day: March 7, 2021

Lucerne referendum Swiss Switzerland

Switzerland bans Muslim face veils

Incited by the same group that organized the ban on new minarets in 2009, in a binding referendum in Switzerland on Sunday, a far-right proposal banned facial coverings in Switzerland and won by a narrow margin.   The interim official results show that the measures to amend the Swiss Constitution were passed in a range of […]

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France forbids alcohol consumption in public spaces

  Paris police warned that outdoor drinking in the capital is banned this weekend in order to avoid the repetition of French Covid-19 regulations that have gathered crowds in public places in recent weeks.    At the weekend of last month, the authorities had banned outdoor drinking in some popular areas of the capital, and […]

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Italy reaches highest COVID-19 levels in several months

  Covid-19 cases in Italy reached their highest level in several months this week due to manufacturing problems that caused vaccines to be shipped to Italy at a slower rate than expected, forcing certain areas to return to confinement to prevent the worst-hit countries in the world to break out again.  Italian officials blamed this […]

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UK: High chances to deport EU citizens

  Less than three months before the deadline for EU citizens residing in the UK, the number of EU citizens who have applied for this status is about 5 million.  Although the country is now a non-EU member after the Brexit, the number of people who have applied to settle in the UK and continue […]

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Vienna: Thousands protest against coronavirus restrictions

  The police said thousands of people took part in the latest protests against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna on Saturday and were arrested for violating the Public Order Act and Covid’s regulations.    Many protesters did not wear masks and did not observe social distancing when they reached the park through the center of the […]

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