Day: May 7, 2021

Portugal

Portugal: All-inclusive £99 holidays to Algarve

  WeekenderBreaks is selling bargain vacations in Portugal’s Algarve to holidaymakers. In advance of the official launch on the UK’s list of secure travel destinations, the bid was made available today via the offers website Wowcher. Portugal, along with Gibraltar, Israel, and Malta, is being touted as one of the few destinations to begin in […]

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France

France warns radicalised refugees of losing protection

  As the controversy about border control heats up after the assassination of a police officer near Paris last month, France has warned that immigrants who radicalize or disrupt public order will forfeit their refugee status. “Our policy is clear: judge foreigners for what they do, not for who they are,” Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin […]

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Italy

Italy: Kim Kardashian allegedly imported stolen Roman statue

  According to sources, Kim Kardashian has been identified in legal records as the importer of an Ancient Roman statue that was stopped at LA customs five years ago as being looted from Italy.   According to them, American investigators have requested the work to be returned to Italy. Import records identify the work as […]

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Portugal

Portugal inaugurates longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world

  The 516 Aroucapedestrian suspension bridge in northern Portugal was completed by Portugal’s Institute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment, and Sustainability. The 516-meter-long bridge, which connects two hills with granite cliff faces in the Arouca Geopark, is suspended 175 meters above the Paiva river.   The bridge was designed as a […]

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Spain

Spain: Q fever cases detected in the Basque Country

  Since last December, the Basque Government’s Health Department has confirmed at least five cases of Q fever in the Baltzola caves, almost all of which have been caused by climbers, a group that uses the interior of these cavities to practice during the year.   The outbreak of this disease forced the closure of […]

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Germany

Germany sees significant increase in far-right crimes

  Last year, Germany experienced a significant increase in politically motivated attacks, with far-right backers committing a record number of offenses, according to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer.   Far-right offenses increased by almost 6% to 23,064, accounting for more than half of all politically related attacks, the largest number since police began tracking such statistics […]

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