A worker was killed and three others seriously injured in the collapse of a scaffold, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the thirteenth arrondissement of Paris.

Scaffolding Collapses in Paris: A Worker Killed, Three in Critical Condition

Scaffolding 20 meters high collapsed, Tuesday 30th July 2019 in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. One worker was killed, three others are in critical condition The tragedy occurred Hovelacque Abel Street, in the  XIII th arrondissement of Paris, Tuesday 30th July 2019. The fall from a scaffold on which four workers were employed caused the death of one of them. […]

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After the heat wave, storms hit a large part of the country Saturday, July 27, 2019

After the Heat Wave, the Storms are Back: 22 Departments on Orange Alert

After the heat associated with the heat wave, the storms and rain will continue Saturday 27th July 2019. Meteo France has placed 22 departments in orange alert. The much awaited rain has arrived … After several days of extreme heat and record temperatures, the mercury began Friday 26th July  2019 to plummet with thunderstorms and the alert heat wave was gradually […]

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40 new municipalities in the North are now concerned by the drought alert.

Drought Alert in the North: 40 New Municipalities Affected by the Restrictions

The prefect of the North added Friday 26th July 2019, 40 municipalities to the list of cities in drought alert. This new alert concerns the Yser basin. 285 municipalities are now placed on enhanced drought alert in the North of France. On Friday 26th July 2019, the prefect of the Hauts-de-France decided to add 40 municipalities of the Yser […]

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More than 110 migrants missing after sinking off Liby

More than 110 Migrants Missing after Sinking off Libya

This is “the worst tragedy in the Mediterranean this year,” said the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Thursday 25th July 2019. More than 110 migrants are missing after the sinking of their boat off Libya on Thursday, July 25, 2019, a new drama described by the UN as the “worst” tragedy in the Mediterranean Sea this year. According to the International […]

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Boris Johnson terms for brexit are unacceptable to the EU

Brexit: EU judges Boris Johnson terms “Unacceptable”

The freshly appointed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ready to do anything to rush Brexit, including by favouring the scenario of an exit from the EU without agreement. Freshly installed at 10 Downing Street, the new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hastily laid down on Thursday, July 25, 2019 his conditions for a new agreement to leave […]

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Demonstration against Ceta in Paris, July 16, 2019.

Ceta: The Ratification of the Controversial EU-Canada Agreement Voted in the Assembly

The French deputies approved Tuesday 23rd July 2019 the ratification of the free trade agreement between the EU and Canada (Ceta), with a record of disputes within LREM. Despite a record number of protests in the LREM majority group, the ratification of the controversial Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (Ceta) was approved Tuesday 23rd […]

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Heat wave: 80 departments on orange alert, local records beaten

HeatWave: 80 Departments on Orange Alert, Local Records Beaten

Meteo France has just extended Tuesday 23rd July  2019 at 4pm its orange heatwave alert in 19 new departments. Severe thunderstorms are reported in five departments. There are now 81 departments that are placed in an orange alert by Meteo France, including 80 in the heatwave and five storms , according to the latest bulletin published at 16h Tuesday 23rd […]

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United Kingdom: Boris Johnson appointed prime minister

United Kingdom: Boris Johnson Appointed Prime Minister

Former London mayor Boris Johnson was appointed Tuesday 23rd July 2019 by conservative Party activists to succeed Theresa May and carry out Brexit. Long-time leader to succeed Theresa May, pro-Brexit leader Boris Johnson has been appointed Tuesday 23rd July 2019 by the British Conservative Party activists to be the next prime minister. “We are going to implement Brexit on October 31st,” he said immediately […]

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Almost 40 ° on this thermometer, in Rennes, on June 27,

Heat Wave: New Overheating Expected Across (almost) All of France

The heat wave returns to France, with a “spectacular” jump of the thermometer expected Monday 22nd July 2019 in the southern half and perhaps the temperature records in Paris. Beware of overheating! This new episode, the second in less than a month, arrives on France with 21 South West and Central East departments placed in orange alert from […]

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