Rural Post Offices to be Transformed

Post Offices to become one-stop shops … It has been anounced that around 1,000 rural post offices across France could be transformed into one-stop-shops for utilities, benefits and other government services. Under new plans, the government is seeking to work in partnership with La Poste, to help and transform rural post offices by increasing the …

Market Trader Fined for Shouting

A market trader has been fined for shouting too loudly A Market trader in Amiens has been fined for shouting too loudly while trying to sell her products. After nearly 25 years of selling fruit and vegetables at the Beffroi open market in Amiens, Emmanuelle Favrel was shocked when the police stopped at her stall …

Christine and the Queens : Paradis Perdus

One year after the release of her album “Chaleur Humaine” Christine proves she loves the mixture: the people and genres … Example with this cover of “Paradis Perdus” by Christophe on which it uses the title of the refrain ” Heartless ” by rapper Kanye West. Her album has sold over 450,000 copies in France.  You can …

The government forecasts 1.7% growth in 2016

The government plans to “1.7% growth for 2016,” and “maybe … The government plans to “1.7% growth for 2016,” and “maybe even a steeper slope,” said Friday the Secretary of State for Relations with Parliament, Jean-Marie Le Guen who also welcomed the forecast of 1.2% established by INSEE for 2015. The government plans up to …

PSA will manufacture and distribute electric car Bolloré

VEHICLE: This is the “Bluesummer” … PSA Peugeot Citroën will manufacture and distribute in its network an electric car designed by Bolloré, announced the two French industrial groups in a statement earlier this week on Wednesday. The “Bluesummer” will rise from September on the PSA site in Rennes-La Janais (Ille-et-Vilaine), under a “strategic partnership” which includes …

Extravadanse – Dance Concert

The yearly dance concert for the Extravadanse dance group based in Chateaubriant on the 19th and 20th June at the Glass Theatre in Chateaubriant (44). The show named ‘Arret sur Images’ is choreographed by Séverine Pinel and Pauline Arnoux, and is normally a very well performed and entertaing show, although I am biased as my …

Wine Sales on the Internet: a “crucial channel” and Great Potential

Selling wine online has become a “crucial channel” for distribution … Selling wine online has become a “crucial channel” for the distribution of wine and even if purchases are made mainly in wine shops or in-store, the internet has a high growth potential, say the authors of a study published yesterday, Monday in Bordeaux. According to the …