Smoking: Cigarette Sales up 9% in First Half 2017

HEALTH: Between January and July 2017, cigarette sales increased 9.2% despite the introduction of neutral package … Seven months after the arrival of neutral package , imposed by law on the 1st January 2017, cigarette sales have increased according to information published Wednesday by RTL. Sales increased by 9.2% between January and July 2017 after the French customs, confirming …

Lourdes: The Traditional Pilgrimage Amid Tight Security

RELIGION: On this Tuesday 15th August, the Town of Lourdes, expects thousands of pilgrims … Security of the porticos, a banned vehicle traffic, mobilized 300 police officers … The traditional pilgrimage of the Assumption in Lourdes , which expects 25,000 pilgrims will be on Tuesday under heavy security. A reduced safety device Although the device has been …

North Korea: Macron calls to “prevent escalation of tensions”

The French president calls for de-escalation on Saturday after the long war of words between Donald Trump and his Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un. The two countries defy and threaten nuclear bombings respectively since the beginning of the week. Emmanuel Macron Saturday called “the responsibility of all and to prevent any escalation of tensions” , after several days of …

Thunderstorms: 5 Departments on Orange Alert

Meteo France has maintained the orange alert for oranges in 5 departments: Allier, Cantal, Loire, Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme. Meteo France has maintained the orange alert for oranges in 5 departments: Allier, Cantal, Loire, Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme. The departments of Aveyron, Corrèze, Dordogne, Gers, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Hautes Pyrénées and Tarn-et-Garonne are constantly being watched and may …

Heatwave: Fifteen Departments Still on Orange Alert

Fifteen departments Southeast are still on Friday morning orange alert for heatwave, said Meteo France in its latest bulletin at 6am. The heatwave episode continues on the southeast of France. Meteo France has kept 15 departments orange alert. The heatwave alert relates to the following departments: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Hautes-Alpes, Alpes-Maritimes, Ardèche, Bouches-du-Rhone, the Corse-du-Sud, Haute-Corse , Drôme, …