Day: September 13, 2021

Denmark

Denmark becomes first country to lift all domestic COVID health restrictions

  Denmark became the first country in Europe to remove Covid restrictions on Friday, removing the demand to present vaccine passports to enter nightclubs as it cautiously welcomes a return to normalcy.   In Denmark, new infections have decreased as vaccination rates have increased to over 70% of the population. The cheapest nicest hotels in […]

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Italy

Italy will allow small-scale cannabis growing at home

After a reform was adopted by the Lower House’s justice committee on Wednesday, Italy is likely to allow small-scale cannabis plant growth at home. The new law makes it legal to grow up to four female cannabis plants at home.    However, it raises the maximum sentence for offences involving cannabis trafficking and dealing from […]

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Portugal

Portugal: New bridge will connect Alcoutim to Andalusia

With the signing of a financing contract at Alcoutim’s Espaço Guadiana on Wednesday (as the Resident went to press), a major step toward moving forward with plans to build a bridge between Alcoutim and Sanlúcar de Guadiana in the Andalusia area of Spain was set to be taken. The project has been in the works […]

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Spain

Spain: Alicante has become a hub for satanic cults

Although Spain is not recognized for having a big number of sects, it is estimated that roughly 1% of the population is affiliated with one of these fanatic groups, with the Valencia region, notably the province of Alicante, hosting the majority of these sects.   Between 50 and 60 of Spain’s 200 to 250 estimated […]

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Greece

Greece: Thessaloniki to become Hub for Cruise Ships

  Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikiliasdeclared his ambition to turn Thessaloniki, in the country’s north, into a cruise liner home port and hub. The minister is in Thessaloniki for the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), one of the country’s greatest trade shows, which starts on September 11th.    Kikilias told Central Macedonia Regional Governor Apostolos […]

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Czechia

Czechia: Stricter entry measures for 9 EU countries

Croatia, Austria, and Ireland have been removed from the epidemiologically safe list, according to the latest risk assessment provided by Czech authorities.   As a result, beginning September 13, visitors from those countries must pass an antigen or PCR test before entering Czechia and must self-isolate for 14 days while there.     However, if another […]

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Algarve Portugal

Portugal: High hopes for tourism season in Algarve

  After a summer that many have agreed went as well as it could have for the industry, and in some cases, even better than planned, the Algarve‘s tourism boss has high expectations for the months ahead.   João Fernandes, speaking to the online publication I stated that the arrival of golfers during the region’s […]

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Italy

Italy: Whole country is a Covid-19 white zone

  According to data from the health ministry‘s weekly monitoring report and the Higher Health Institute, all of Italy will remain a low COVID-19 risk white zone next week in Italy’s tiered system of coronavirus-related restrictions, with the exception of Sicily, which will remain a moderate-risk yellow zone (ISS). There were suspicions that Sicily will […]

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France

France bans US tourists from entering for nonessential travel

    Because the United States has been added on France‘s orange list, unvaccinated Americanswill no longer be allowed to enter the country without restrictions.   After an increase in COVID-19 infection, the EU recommended that Member States implement harsher entry criteria on travelers from the United States, Israel, Kosovo, Montenegro, and North Macedonia. As […]

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Portugal Sagres

Portugal: Sagres Birdwatching Festival to kick off in October

    In less than a month, the Sagres Birdwatching Festival, which attracts bird and wildlife lovers from all across Portugal and the world, will take place.    The festival, which will take place between October 1 and 5, will feature around 150 activities aimed at highlighting the “show that is the migration of birds […]

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Greece

Greece: New COVID-19 restrictions for unvaccinated

  Unvaccinated individuals in Greece will be restricted from entering their places of work, restaurants, and other indoor venues as of Monday, September 13.   Following an upsurge in confirmed cases, hospitalizations, and intubations, the Greek government has proposed particular steps aimed at halting the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country. Unvaccinated individuals […]

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Italy

Italy: COVID-19 Green Pass may become required for all workers

  According to Civil Service Minister Renato Brunetta, the Green Pass COVID-19 vaccine passport would eventually be required for all Italian workers. “The Green Pass is wonderful because it increases the psychological and financial penalties that vaccine opponents confront,” Brunetta added. Enjoyed this post? Never miss out on future posts by following us.  “In the […]

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