Travel abroad: the latest changes to know before you go

Several regions are changing the conditions of access to their territory.

LBelgians and people who have stayed in Belgium during the last two weeks will no longer be admitted to Finnish territory from Monday 10 August, Foreign Affairs reminded this Friday. It should also be noted that traveling from Belgium to the United Kingdom implies, from Saturday, to respect a quarantine.

From Saturday, travelers from Belgium and going to England, Scotland or Northern Ireland will have to respect a quarantine. This rule applies as of this Friday for Wales. Those affected will have to self-isolate for a period of 14 days upon arrival. They also have the obligation to report to the authorities using a form.

In addition, travel to the Aberdeen area of ​​Scotland is no longer permitted, as was the case for Leicester.

Finland does allow business travel and family visits, however, subject to a 14-day quarantine once in the country. Students and permanent residents in Finland are also allowed to go there under the same conditions.

In the direction of returns, the Belgian authorities no longer recommend quarantine and / or screening test for travelers returning from Wales. In the UK, only the regions of East Midlands, North and East Yorkshire and North West are affected by this measure.

Local measures are detailed on the site


In Cremona 15 babies were born in 24 hours, reco – Last hour

(ANSA) – CREMONA, JUNE 29 – Within 24 hours, from 15 on Friday to 15 on Saturday, 15 children, 10 girls and 5 boys were born at the Maggiore hospital in Cremona, including twins. An exceptional event that occurs after the dark days of the Coronavirus emergency that the structure has faced since late February.

It is an “extraordinary” event and a “sign of rebirth” after the Covid emergency, they say from the obstetrics and gynecology department. The last of the newborns, altogether 10 girls and 5 boys, came to light in a hospital room in the same ward, obviously with the assistance of midwives and doctors, as there was no place in the delivery room.