The Schengen Area, the largest border control-free travel area in the world, should soon expand to include at least one new member, if not three. So far, the area consists of 22 EU member states and four non-EU countries. Now three more EU members are knocking on Schengen’s door – Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania.
A photo of a littered street has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Dutch and Chinese social media posts that claim it shows the aftermath of a climate march in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on June 19, 2022. However, the claim is false. The photo was taken in Amsterdam outside the Johan Cruyff Arena, before a performance by US singer Billie Eilish on June 18 at the adjacent Ziggo Dome.