Winter Olympics 2018: Martin Fourcade Gold Medalist in Biathlon

Frenchman Martin Fourcade won gold on Monday in the biathlon pursuit and thus offers France’s third medal at the Winter Olympics. Martin Fourcade takes revenge after a disappointing sprint.  Monday 12th February, he won the gold medal in the pursuit of biathlon. Party with a delay of 22 seconds, he managed to climb the slope, despite a foul shot. But …

A Shooting Star Lights up the Sky in the West of France, from Normandy to Aquitaine

A meteor was seen in the sky on Monday 12th February from a northwestern third of France, from Normandy to Aquitaine. It was a bright shooting star. A shooting star in the sky . Monday, February 12 at 6:06, a fireball was observed from a wide northwest-thirds of France, from Normandy to Aquitaine, via  Brittany and the Loire Valley , the website said Vigie Heaven . …

Vendee: An Earthquake of a Magnitude 4.8 in the Night

An earthquake woke the Vendee, on the night of Sunday to Monday, causing no injuries. The epicenter was located at the boundary between the Vendee and Deux Sevres. The tremor was felt even in Vienne. Firefighters in Vendée, Deux-Sèvres received dozens of phone calls on Monday 12th February at dawn. Calls for people reporting that they had been …

Winter Olmpics 2018: Perrine Laffont Crowned Olympic Champion, Ariège and Pyrenees at the Top

Ariégeoise Perrine Laffont is the pride of the Pyrenees winning an Olympic gold medal in skiing, Sunday 11th February at the Winter Olympics, in South Korea. Ariège, acrobatic skier prodigy Monts d’Olmes, won a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games at PyeongChang in South Korea, Sunday 11th February, 2018. Asked a month before the start of the competition, …

Driving license: An Aid of 500 Euros for all Apprentices

As part of the reform of learning, presented on Friday, the government promised aid of 500 euros for apprentices to facilitate obtaining a driving license. The government unveils on Friday reform of apprenticeship , which has given rise to the end of intense battles, especially between the MEDEF and regions, reluctant to share its control. The first …

Weather: Snow Away, Eight Ile-de-France Departments still on Orange Alert

The snow that swept northern and central France on Friday departs Saturday morning, eight departments of Ile-de-France still on orange alert. Orange Alert is maintained in eight departments of the Ile-de-France  “because of late night frosts and the formation of new ice patches on the ground,” said Meteo France on Saturday in its bulletin at 6am. Relevant departments: Paris …

Marseille’s Wiko Brand of Mobiles Becomes 100% Chinese

The brand of portable Wiko, which presents itself as the only “French enterprise” of mobile phones, said Thursday its passage under the total control of its Chinese shareholder Tinno already super-majority. “After seven years of partnership, […] Wiko has become a major partner in the global activity with Tinno.  For both companies, merge was a natural …

Weather: 27 Departments on Orange alert, New Snow on Friday

A new episode of snow expected across France, from the North to the centre, Friday, February 9, 2018. 27 departments were again placed on orange alert. Thursday 8th February at mid-afternoon, 27 departments including the eight departments of the Paris area were classified into orange alert for snow and ice by Meteo France. The alert concerns a small third …