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Covid-19: No new death toll published but hospitalisations continue to fall in France

The number of people in hospital with coronavirus in France fell by 387 to 16,798 on Monday, resuming a gradual decline that had been interrupted Sunday.
Louise Sartor at Le Consortium

Louise Sartor at Le Consortium

Artist: Louise Sartor Venue: Le Consortium, Dijon Exhibition Title: Kiss of life Date: March 14 – October 18, 2020 Curated By: Eric Troncy Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press

France's health workers to get ‘significant’ pay rises after coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Monday that health workers would soon get hefty pay increases as part of an overhaul of France's hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis.
France Announces 'Reciprocal' Quarantines For British Airport Arrivals

France Announces 'Reciprocal' Quarantines For British Airport Arrivals

France has announced that it will be imposing "reciprocal" quarantine measures on British arrivals after the UK said that international travellers will be required to self-quarantine for two weeks
Marie Antoinette's travel bag fetches nearly £40,000 at Paris auction

Marie Antoinette's travel bag fetches nearly £40,000 at Paris auction

Embroidered serviette used during coronation also went for several times its estimate A travel bag belonging to Marie Antoinette has sold for more than five times its estimate in an auction of royal
Macron attacked for reopening theme park while theatres remain closed

Macron attacked for reopening theme park while theatres remain closed

French president says historical attraction Puy du Fou run by his friend Philippe de Villiers will welcome visitors in JuneCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA row has broken

Parisians flock to painters’ haven of Barbizon for breath of fresh air

After two months of lockdown and with the French capital's gardens still shut to the public, Parisians starved of nature are flocking to the picturesque village of Barbizon, a gateway to the vast

Ford Mustang Mach-E Delayed In Some European Countries Until 2021

Ford still wants Mustang Mach-E U.S. deliveries to start this year. |

Macron govt faces tough talks on French hospital revamp in wake of Covid-19

The French health ministry is set to open negotiations on Monday with healthcare personnel over a suite of reforms to hospitals and nursing homes. Some health workers already doubt that the reforms
Push to Reopen Houses of Worship in Europe and Mideast Brings Perils and Tensions

Push to Reopen Houses of Worship in Europe and Mideast Brings Perils and Tensions

In Germany, 40 new cases were confirmed among the faithful in Frankfurt. France restarted church services this weekend. And protesters in the West Bank demanded that mosques reopen for the Eid

Why France is so important to Netflix’s growth

Netflix is eager to secure audiences outside of the US, where pressure is mounting from streaming rivals. Winning over the French is key.

Air France must slash domestic traffic in exchange for state aid, minister says

Air France will have to "drastically" reduce its domestic air traffic in exchange for state loan guarantees, French Environment Minister Elisabeth Borne said on Sunday.

Covid-19: Number of intensive care cases in France continues to decline

Coronavirus infection rates in France have slowed further and the number of COVID-19 patients in hospital and intensive care continued to fall, health ministry figures showed, a sign that social
French billionaire claims he spied on ex-president for security agency

French billionaire claims he spied on ex-president for security agency

Xavier Niel, co-owner of Le Monde, says he worked for French security services in 1980sA French billionaire has said he spied on a former president and on the car giant Renault for the country’s
When can Brits go on holiday to Spain, France, Portugal, Greece and Turkey?

When can Brits go on holiday to Spain, France, Portugal, Greece and Turkey?

Here's the latest from these popular holiday destinations.
Former Border Force Boss: Boat Migration Is 'Major Threat', Australia-Style Patrols Needed

Former Border Force Boss: Boat Migration Is 'Major Threat', Australia-Style Patrols Needed

The former head of UK Border Force has called illegal boat migration from across the English Channel a "major threat" to Britain's border security and has called for the British government to adopt a

First major GDPR decisions looming on Twitter and Facebook

The lead data regulator for much of big tech in Europe is moving inexorably towards issuing its first major cross-border GDPR decision — saying today it’s submitted a draft decision related to
Farage Tells Breitbart: I'll Keep Exposing the Illegal Migrant Boats Scandal in English Channel

Farage Tells Breitbart: I'll Keep Exposing the Illegal Migrant Boats Scandal in English Channel

Nigel Farage spoke about the viral success of his drive to expose the emerging scandal of illegal migrant boats crossing the English Channel.

Covid-19: French health authorities suspend death toll announcements until May 25

French health authorities for a second day did not report the daily additional deaths linked to the infection, adding in a statement published on Friday those figures will be updated Monday, May 25.