Shops Accused Over Tomato Labelling

Consumer group accuses supermarkets of misleading customers …. A consumer group has claimed that tomatoes are being wrongly labelled in French supermarkets to give customers the impression they are buying the highest quality.  An investigation by the CLCV claims that the big retail chains are capitalising on the popularity of plump, juicy oxheart ‘cœur de …

Elton John to sue Closer and TéléStar Magazines

The singer did not appreciate the “unfounded rumors” published by magazines on his health and that of his husband … Elton John will go to court for “violation of the right to respect for private life” after broadcasting by three French media “unfounded rumors” about his health and that of his husband, his lawyer said. …

Dogs want their own beach

An association is calling for a beach for dogs … When you want to swim with your dog in Nice, there is very little choice.   Only the “lantern” beach, near Carras, is authorized for animals.  Animal Collective Alpes-Maritimes do not agree with this and want more beaches open for access. A Saturday rally This organisation are demanding the …

Manuel Valls Expects Growth Above 1% in 2015

The Prime Minister believes that the GDP growth in 2016 will boost … The Prime Minister, Manuel Valls said earlier today, Friday in Avignon that France should “exceed” 1% growth in 2015, saying that “the hypothesis of the government of a 1% growth for 2015 annual average is more than ever strengthened. “GDP growth was …

Fire – House Struck by Lightning

It was around 11pm that the alarm was raised yesterday.  A fire broke out in a house Riaillé.  The damage is severe. A house in the municipality of Riaillé in the north of the department, was hit by lightning yesterday. The fire started around 11 pm and the fire damage is very intense despite the rapid …

The European Space Agency sign the development contract for Ariane 6 with Airbus and Safran

The European Space Agency (ESA) signed with Airbus Safran Launchers the development contract of the future European launcher Ariane 6, which is to replace the current Ariane 5 for 2020, amounting to 2.4 billion euros. The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed with Airbus Safran Launchers the development contract of the future European launcher Ariane 6, …

Laval Bypass. The Bumpy Road will be Redone

Renovated in March, the section of the ring road between Bonchamp-lès-Laval and Thévalles area is bumpy. Consequence: the road will be redone from August 18. It has become a nightmare for users of the bypass between Laval Bonchamp-lès-Laval and Thévalles.  Since its renovation in March, the road is bumpy, causing unpleasant vibrations for drivers with …