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‘Love is not tourism’ EU urges members to reunite bi-national couples split by coronavirus restrictions

‘Love is not tourism’: EU urges members to reunite bi-national couples split by coronavirus restrictions

The European Union is pushing member state countries to ease COVID-19 travel restrictions to allow unmarried bi-national couples to reunite after almost half a year since restrictions caused the separation of these couples. Generally, EU and Schengen member states have reopened their borders between themselves and a list of EU approved third-countries that are considered…
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Europe Travel Ban: Norway Refuses to Reopen Borders to Third-Countries

Following on from the European Union updating it’s Europe Travel Ban, Norway has responded. The EU Council’s updated travel safe list of 12 third-countries allowed to travel into Europe and the Schengen Area has been rejected.  Norway continues to refuse entry to third country nationals stating that the Norwegian Government will carefully assess the epidemiological…
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Switzerland Allows Entry for Unmarried Partners from Third Countries

Swiss authorities have exceptionally lifted restrictions on entry to people from non-EU/Schengen countries (and the 12 countries on the EU safe list) whose ‘significant other half’ lives in Switzerland. From 3rd August, Switzerland is to join the list of Schengen and EU Member States that allows unmarried partners from third-countries that have their partner in…
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Netherlands Opens Borders for Couples Separated by COVID-19 EU Entry Ban

The Netherlands has joined Austria, Denmark, Norway, and Switzerland in reopening their borders for non-EU lovers who have their partners in the EU. The decision was taken by the Dutch Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus, along with Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs, and the State Secretary of Justice and Security Ankie Broekers-Knol…
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