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Cyprus and parts of Spain turn red again on the European travel map: The map of Europe is getting greener for travelers from Belgium, but Cyprus and parts of Spain are back in red in the latest update from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Belgium at the center of the EU’s fight against fake news and disinformation: Belgium will play a central role in a European Commission funded initiative to combat the spread of disinformation and fake news online.
‘Put away loose garden furniture’: Wind up to 80 km / h expected tomorrow: On Tuesday, according to the Royal Meteorological Institute (RMI), wind gusts of up to 80 kilometers per hour are possible throughout Belgium in the early hours of the morning.
Opening times for women only in the public outdoor pool in Brussels are causing controversy on the Internet: The decision to introduce an all-women period in the recently opened public swimming pool in Brussels and to allow the wearing of a burkini is the starting point of a political debate in Belgium.
The SNCB urged that the increase in teleworking be taken into account in the new pricing policy: The national railway company SNCB was asked to take into account the changing mobility needs of its customers and the increase in teleworking in its new pricing policy.
Belgium may require travelers from Portugal to have an additional Covid test, says Reynders: Belgium may take stricter measures for tourists returning from Portugal by requiring an additional Covid-19 test, but a quarantine or travel ban would “go too far”, according to EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders.
Jürgen Conings: “Serious mistakes” by the military intelligence service, report finds: The military secret service (the General Intelligence and Security Service (ADIV)) made “serious mistakes” in the Jürgen Conings case, according to a report by Committee I, which is responsible for reviewing the activities and functioning of the State Security.
VisitWallonia vouchers are gone in 18 minutes despite a page fault: The VisitWallonia campaign promised € 80 worth of experiences in Wallonia for 25,000 people who sold out after just 18 minutes on Monday morning.
England plans to make face masks optional by July 19: Face masks and social distancing will no longer be mandatory in England from July 19, despite rising coronavirus cases due to the spread of the Delta variant, British media reported on Sunday.
Walloons still need to present a Covid test or certificate to enter Spain: Although Wallonia turned green on the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) map on Friday, residents planning to travel to Spain are still required to present a negative PCR test or proof of recovery or vaccination.
The Brussels time