At the National Assembly, Deputies Table Amendment to Defend the Chocolatine

Under the Agriculture and Food Bill, ten Republican MPs tabled an amendment to defend chocolatine and other popular expressions. The chocolatine perhaps just won a major battle against the “Pain au Chocolat”. In the National Assembly , ten deputies of the party The Republicans have tabled an amendment in the draft law Agriculture and Food. Objective: promote the word chocolate,  says Le Parisien . MEPs make a wish; namely that …

Strike at the SNCF: Three TGVs out of Five, One TER and Transilien out of Two on Wednesday

SNCF management plans three TGVs out of five, one TER and Transilien out of two, and two Intercity trains out of five, this Wednesday 22nd May, during the 21st day of strike at the SNCF. The railway traffic will again be disrupted this Wednesday 22nd May as the strike at the SNCF continues against the railway reform, management have …

Demonstration of Public Officials in Paris: Clashes with the Police, Seven Arrests

Clashes with the police broke out Tuesday 22nd May in Paris on the sidelines of a demonstration of public officials. Several individuals were arrested. Brief clashes erupted in Paris between police – who made use of water cannon and tear gas – and a few dozen protesters hooded on the sidelines of the procession of officials, said an …

Parcoursup: “More than Half” of Students will have a Positive Response as early as Tuesday night, says the Government

According to the Ministers of Higher Education and Education, more than half of the 810,000 future students will have a positive response for their university wish on the Parcoursup website “More than half” of the 810 000 future graduates and students of reorientation will receive from Tuesday evening a positive response to their wishes for registration formulated …

Government Could Reduce Social Aid to Employment if Unemployment Drops

Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy, said on Sunday that the government plans to reduce social assistance to employment, if unemployment falls. Explanations. The government plans to reduce social assistance to employment in order to reduce the public deficit, if there are enough job creation in the private sector , said Sunday the Minister of Economy Bruno Le Maire . “On …

Weather: A Risk of Thunderstorms Everywhere in France, Except in Brittany

On this Monday of Pentecost, a risk of thunderstorms spreads to most of the country in the afternoon, except in Brittany.  After the beautiful sunny days of the last days, a risk of thunderstorms spreads to 3/4 of the country on this Monday of Pentecost, except in Britain . It was already the case Sunday in the region of Toulouse. In Provence-Alpes-Côtes-d’Azur and Corsica , …

New Attack Foiled in France: A Man of Egyptian Origin in Prison

A man was arrested and placed in pre-trial detention. The operation foiling an attack in France has highlighted the presence of explosives and poison manufacturing tutorials. A new attack was foiled in France and two people were arrested , said Friday, May 18 the Minister of the Interior Gerard Collomb. “The arrest took place in the XVIII arrondissement”, told AFP a source close …