The summary: 30 ° C before the storm
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Last step: the EU officially signs the Covid digital certificate for travel: On Monday, the EU’s Covid digital certificate regulation was officially signed by the Presidents of the European Parliament, Council and Commission, marking the end of the legislative process.
European travel card in orange and green colors, Catalonia turns red again: A number of areas turn orange and green in the latest update from the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), but the Spanish region of Catalonia will turn orange again from Wednesday.
Man stabbed to death in broad daylight in Antwerp: On Monday afternoon, a man died after being stabbed in broad daylight in the Antwerp district of Deurne, Antwerp police confirmed.
Many Belgian companies are waiting until the end of the summer to resume their functions: While the Belgian measures against the coronavirus are gradually being lifted, compulsory teleworking is gradually being phased out, but many companies wish to wait until after the summer to return to the office, according to the social secretariat Groupe S.
Cat and dog blood donors are needed, according to Ghent University: Donor blood is needed when an animal has an autoimmune disease, after surgery, or if it has ingested rat poison.
Brussels Airlines resumes its flights to the United States: Brussels Airlines resumes flights to the United States from Monday, with a flight to New York being the company’s first transatlantic flight since March 2020.
Temperatures will reach 33 ° C this week: Belgium’s sunny weather will continue this week, with temperatures expected to reach 30C before storms arrive around the weekend.
The rooftop bar in Brussels named one of the best in Europe: Two Belgian rooftop bars sit alongside terraces in Italy and London as part of a 2021 overview of the 50 best in Europe.
Thalys is increasing its offer during the summer holidays: The high-speed train operator Thalys is increasing its offer and will operate 68% of its regular number of trains during the summer holidays, against 50% currently, the company announced on Monday.
The Brussels Times