French fall out of love with diesel

SALES of diesel cars in France are starting to fall for the first time in 15 years, as drivers prepare for anti-diesel measures being introduced by the government and some cities. Diesel accounted for less than 60% of new cars sold in France in March, down from a 67% market share in the same month …

German BND spy agency ‘helped US target France’

Germany’s national intelligence agency, the BND, spied on top French officials and the EU’s headquarters on behalf of US intelligence, German media report. The leaks from a secret BND report suggest that its monitoring station at Bad Aibling spied on France’s presidential palace and foreign ministry, and the European Commission. The US National Security Agency …

Louis Gallois is opposed to the arrival of “mini-jobs” in France

Louis Gallois, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PSA Peugeot-Citroën, … Louis Gallois, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PSA Peugeot-Citroën, said yesterday, Saturday that he was not favourable to the importation into France of “mini-jobs”, these low-paying jobs to direct the unemployed to return in the world of work. “There is a dignity in …

Strawberry weekend in Renaze

I picked this up the other day about a Portes Ouvertes, which is a sort of open day, at the Greenhouses which  in Renazé (53), which are local producers of strawberries. On Saturday, they are open all day from 9am till 7pm, and you will get a chance of gettting some strawberries.  On the Sunday, …