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Catalonia bans gatherings of more than 10 people

Catalonia's leader Quim Torra on Monday outlined a set of new restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus cases in the Spanish region before students return to school in September. The measures include a ban on social gatherings of more than 10 people, except for work meetings and when traveling. The regional government in Murcia also introduced a ban on social gatherings of more than six people.

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Corruption failures also highlighted in rule of law report

The European Commission's first report on the rule of law has raised concerns over the lack of effective anti-corruption efforts in some members sates - while it considers Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands have good governance measures.

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Unsung hero: Portugal showing EU way on migration

Portugal has sought to be a leader at the EU level with regard to refugees and migrants, advocating a liberal position. It has consistently shown a willingness to take in refugees.

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