Barcelona: One-way streets and no more megaphones in crack down on disruptive tourists

Authorities in Barcelona have introduced new measures to tackle problems with large tour groups in one of Spain’s most popular destinations. The Catalonian is bringing in strict on guided tours amid a quality controls city on tourist behaviour. The latest rules will see noise restrictions, number caps and one-way systems for tours in the historic … Read more

Former Iran conscripts word travel ban | News

LOS ANGELES — Two years ago, Leili Ghazi quit studying biomedical engineering in Iran and seized the chance to travel to the United States to build a new life for herself and her parents. Now, the 22-year-old is separated indefinitely from her family because her father performed required military service more than two decades ago … Read more

US drops covid travel restriction

International travelers will no longer need to show proof of a negative coronavirus test before boarding flights to the United States, a senior Biden administration official said Friday, ending one of the nation’s last pandemic-related travel requirements. On Friday, the official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the administration decided to lift the requirement … Read more

Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates

A Ukrainian soldier in Sievierodonetsk last week.Credit…Oleksandr Ratushniak/Reuters LVIV, Ukraine — Days after Ukrainian officials confirmed that their forces had retreated from the devastated industrial city of Sievierodonetsk, the city’s exiled mayor on Monday painted a bleak picture of life for those who remain there, in a pocket of the east where Russian forces have … Read more

Alarm in Beijing after announcement zero-Covid policy may last five years | China

Beijing have sparked confusion and alarm Authorities after the strict policy zero-Covid could be in place for the five years, including mass mandatory testing and travel restrictions. The notice, published on Monday afternoon, was attributed to Cai Qi, the Beijing secretary of the Chinese Communist party. The original text said: “In the next five years, … Read more

Californian volunteer networks get ready for influx of patients seeking abortion : Shots

Lee Mitchell had three abortions before Roe v. Wade made it legal. Now she plans to volunteer as a driver and host for women who travel to California from other states where the procedure is banned. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption toggle caption April Dembosky/KQED Lee Mitchell had three abortions before Roe v. Wade made it … Read more

American Samoa: Authorities extend state of emergency territorywide through July 27; curfews eased /update 7

26 Jun 2022 | 11:41 PM UTC American Samoa extends state of emergency through July 27. Curfews lifted. Border controls ongoing. transportation health entry/exit ASM Event American Samoa has extended domestic COVID-19 restrictions through at least July 27. However, officials have lifted a nightly curfew and most business restrictions. Companies can continue to require additional … Read more