SNCF: CGT Announces a “National Demonstration” of Railway Workers on 22nd March

Philippe Martinez, leader of the CGT, announced this Friday morning a national demonstration, with a probable strike for SNCF railway workers on the 22nd March to defend their status. Philippe Martinez, leader of the CGT, announced Friday a “national demonstration” of railway workers on March 22 , to defend their “status”, questioned by a report sent Thursday to the …

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 …

Winter Olympics 2018: Frenchman Pierre Vaultier Wins Gold Medal in Snowboard Cross

The defending Olympic champion, the snowboarder from Serre-Chevalier, Pierre Vaultier, kept his gold medal on Thursday morning at the Olympic Winter Games. And six medals for France! This Thursday, February 15, the Frenchman Pierre Vaultier won the gold medal in snowboardcross at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang . It retains its Olympic title won at the previous Olympics in Sochi. …

Smoking: The Pack of Cigarettes will Increase by One Euro on 1st March

As part of its national health strategy, the government increases the price of smoking on the 1st March 2018.  Packet of cigarettes increase by one euro and rolling tobacco by two euros. As announced by the government, the price of a packet of cigarettes will experience a new increase.  It will increase by a euro on average and two euros for …

Armed Robbery in a Flunch, near Toulouse

The Flunch cafeteria in Portet-sur-Garonne, near Toulouse, was robbed by three men, one of whom had a gun, Sunday, February 11, 2018. It was around 10.30 pm when the events occurred, Sunday 11th February, 2018. Three individuals entered the Flunch cafeteria of the Portet-sur-Garonne Carrefour (Haute-Garonne), south of Toulouse, one with a firearm. Employees molested The …

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 …