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Covid: Locked-down women turn to pills amid Malta abortion ban (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 09/01/2021 03:09:07

Malta has the EU's strictest abortion ban - but pressure is growing to ease it.

Will the coronavirus pandemic ruin my April holiday in Malta? (source — www.independent.co.uk) 04/01/2021 20:44:48

Simon Calder answers your questions on pandemic holiday planning, quarantine rules and new US flights

Single mum takes kids out of school for SIX WEEKS for bargain Covid Malta holiday    (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 30/11/2020 20:24:18

Sasha Smolova and her sons Aleks, eight, and Andrey, six, jetted off to Malta for a month for just over £1,000. She bagged bargain £150 return flights from RyanAir, and 28 nights in four star hotels.

All Your Questions On Travel During Lockdown 2.0, Answered (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 04/11/2020 09:00:06

After months of lockdown, we’d only just wrapped our hands around the concept of leaving our homes and getting back into the outside world. First, holidays in the UK were back on the agenda...

Annie Mac: 'I Look Back At My Pre-Lockdown Life And I Shudder' (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/10/2020 09:00:21

In What Works For Me – a series of articles considering how we can find balance in our lives – we talk to celebrities about wellbeing and self-care.I’d been intending to ask Annie Ma...

Coronavirus live news: number of US cases surpasses 8 million; France reports 25,086 new infections (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/10/2020 22:16:43

Belgium seeks to tackle a sharp rise in cases; France cases fall from the 30,621 reported on Thursday; most new infections in Italy since pandemic began‘On the brink of disaster’: Europe’s Covid fight...

Coronavirus live news: Italy records 10,010 new cases; Berlin court suspends curfew on bars and restaurants (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/10/2020 18:34:21

Most new cases in Italy since pandemic began; Berlin bar curfew suspended after court considers move ‘disproportionate’; ‘On the brink of disaster’: Europe’s Covid fight takes a turn for the worseRemd...

The 14 holiday destinations where you won’t have to quarantine at either end (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 15/09/2020 14:51:58

HOLIDAYS abroad are harder than ever as countries enforce quarantine restrictions or close their borders due to the coronavirus crisis. There are now just 14 countries which have no travel restriction...

England Resists Adding Greece To Quarantine Travel List As Scotland And Wales Act (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 01/09/2020 23:09:06

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.England is continuing to allow travellers to arrive from Greece without quarantining...

Coronavirus live news: Poland bans direct flights from 44 countries, Spain tourist numbers drop 75% (source — www.theguardian.com) 01/09/2020 13:00:19

Poland bans flights from countries including Spain and Israel; coronavirus shaved tens of billions of euros off Spain’s usual tourism income; India’s economy shrinks nearly 24%US tops 6m cases as some...

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