Winter Olympics 2018: Silver Medal for Julia Pereira de Sousa in Snowboard cross, only 16 years Old

Young snowboarder Julia Pereira of Sousa Mabilau won the silver medal on Friday at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. She is only 16 years old. Julia Pereira de Sousa Mabilau, 16, won the silver medal on snowboardcross on Friday and brings France her seventh medal at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The title was won by Italy’s Michela Moioli, leader of …

SNCF: Spinetta Report Calls for End of Railway Worker’s Status

Jean-Cyril Spinetta’s SNCF report to the government on Thursday morning suggests ending the railway workers’ special status. A stripping report submitted Thursday, February 15 to Prime Minister Edouard Philippe advocates deep reforms of the SNCF , in particular a transformation into a public limited company and the end of the status of railway employee . Ordered to the former president …

Hams Contaminated with Listeria recalled by Carrefour, Monoprix and Casino

FOOD SAFETY: Fourteen references of Hams are concerned … Consumer alert. Casino, Monoprix and Carrefour have recalled several references to ham contaminated with listeria, reveals the site of 60 million consumers.   Buyers of these products are advised not to consume them and to return them to the store where they were purchased for reimbursement. Jambon supérieur sans …

Renaud was Hospitalized in Northern France

MUSIC: It would be in an institution kept secret … Renaud was “trying to solve problems.” The singer was hospitalized for several days in northern France, while residing in L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue (Vaucluse), announces the  Dauphine Libere on Monday. According to the newspaper quoting the entourage of the interpreter Mistral winner , it would be in an institution kept secret. A member of the …

Vendee: An Earthquake of a Magnitude 4.8 in the Night

An earthquake woke the Vendee, on the night of Sunday to Monday, causing no injuries. The epicenter was located at the boundary between the Vendee and Deux Sevres. The tremor was felt even in Vienne. Firefighters in Vendée, Deux-Sèvres received dozens of phone calls on Monday 12th February at dawn. Calls for people reporting that they had been …

Marseille’s Wiko Brand of Mobiles Becomes 100% Chinese

The brand of portable Wiko, which presents itself as the only “French enterprise” of mobile phones, said Thursday its passage under the total control of its Chinese shareholder Tinno already super-majority. “After seven years of partnership, […] Wiko has become a major partner in the global activity with Tinno.  For both companies, merge was a natural …

The Episode of Snow and Cold Weather Continues: 10 Departments on Orange Alert

Wednesday noon, 10 departments of the Île-de-France and the East were still placed on orange alert for snow and ice.vigilance is exercised in the Centre and Normandy. In the wake of ‘traffic jams around Paris , many Parisians are preparing to leave their vehicles at the garage Wednesday, February 7. Of new snow are expected in the morning in the …

Car Market: + 3% in January

189,569 new vehicles (passenger cars and light trucks) were registered in January 2018, an increase of 3% compared with January 2017. In January 2018, with 156,851 registrations, the French market for cars special new is up 2.5% compared to January 2017. With 32,718 registrations, the market for new light commercial vehicles (under 5.1 tonnes) is also up on the …