Weather: Seven Departments Placed in Orange Alert for Heavy Rain

Seven departments of the North-East of France were placed on Orange alert because of expected heavy rains, announced this Wednesday morning by Meteo France. The period of vigilance extends this Wednesday from 6am to 9pm on Thursday. Meteo France placed the seven departments and the North East of France in amber alert because of heavy rains and …

Labour Code: 223,000 Demonstrators across France, according to the Interior

223,000 people demonstrated against the reform of the Labour Code in France, according to the Ministry of Interior. They were 400,000 according to the CGT. The protests against the reform of the Labour Code gathered Tuesday 223,000 people throughout France, according to figures from the Interior Ministry, against a figure of 400,000 announced by the CGT. The …

Labour Code: Seven Things to Remember on this Day of Action

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets Tuesday in France against the reform of the Labour Code. 223,000 people demonstrated according to the Ministry of Interior against 400,000 according to the CGT. Satisfaction of the CGT “This is a first successful that announcement” , said the leader of the CGT, Philippe Martinez, from the Paris …

Terrorism: Eleven Terrorist Attacks Defeated Since the Beginning of the Year in France, announces Gérard Collomb

TERRORISM: The last attack was thwarted last week in Saint-Ouen with the arrest of a person who wanted to tackle the police … Eleven attacks have been foiled since the beginning of the year in France, Interior Minister Gérard Collomb said on Friday when the new Director General of Internal Security (DGSI) was installed. According …

Athens: Emmanuel Macron is in Favour of a Radical Reform of Europe

SPEECH: He also announced that he would support “transnational lists for the European elections” … A new Europe in sight. From the first day of his state visit to Greece, the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron , delivered a strong speech to “rebuild Europe”, restoring “sovereignty, democracy and trust.” To achieve this, he cited the creation of a …

Defence: The Armies Budget will Increase by 1.6 Billion Euros in 2018

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced an increase in the defence budget “unprecedented over the past decade.” It will increase to more than 1.6 billion euros in 2018. “We will next year increase in the budget that I will present the budget of the Armies of more than 1.6 billion euros. This effort will continue in 2019 and …

Hurricane Irma “Completely Devastated” the French side of St. Martin “95% Destroyed”

WEATHER: The number of victims is still uncertain … The balance sheet looks very heavy in the wake of Hurricane Irma . The French part of the island of St. Martin has “destroyed 95%”, announced the local authorities, and the balance is for the time of six dead, said the Prefect of Guadeloupe. The small island …

Pope Francis Speaks of Women, of Communism and Psychoanalysis in a Book

RELIGION: The Pope trusts in a book of interviews to be published in early September … Women, communism, psychoanalysis and migrants … The Pope  trusts in a book of interviews * forthcoming early in September. From first excerpts of the book, entitled Politics and society  and born of the dialogue between the Pope and the French researcher Dominique Wolton, are …