President Emmanuel Macron during a Defense Council at the Elysee Palace on November 12, 2020 in Paris.

Emmanuel Macron Expected by the French to Give a Direction and a Little Hope

The Head of State, Emmanuel Macron speaks again at 8 pm Tuesday 24th November to specify the contours of a reduction in confinement, one month before the Christmas holidays. Emmanuel Macron again addresses the French at 8 pm Tuesday 24th November 2020 to ease the confinement a little and set the course in the health crisis linked to Covid-19, […]

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Emmanuel Macron and Jean Castex, at the Elysée Palace on November 17, 2020.

Coronavirus: Emmanuel Macron Wants to End “Uncertainty” Over Restrictions

CONFINEMENT: Even if he should not announce a deconfinement Tuesday evening, the Head of State believes that it is necessary “of consistency, clarity, a course” While his speech on the health crisis will take place on Tuesday evening, Emmanuel Macron is already starting to distill part of his message in the press in order to prepare the ground. The […]

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In the meantime, small traders have set up Click & Collect, as here in Rueil-Malmaison, in the Hauts-de-Seine.

Confinement: Traders Want to be Able to Open “Every Sunday” in December

CORONAVIRUS: In an open letter to Emmanuel Macron, federations of traders claim “the possibility of opening every Sunday” in December, while the head of state is to announce Tuesday an adaptation of the rules of confinement After the announcement of the postponement of “Black Friday” , several federations of traders asked this Saturday in an open letter to Emmanuel […]

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s criticism of President Macron had angered France that decided to reject Islamabad’s requests for upgrades of fighter jets, air defence system and submarines

France Turns the Screws on Imran Khan, Declines Upgrade for Mirage, Subs and More

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla was told about the French government’s decisions vis-a-vis Pakistan when he visited Paris on October 29th. France has decided against helping Pakistan upgrade its fleet of Mirage fighter jets, air defence system and Agosta 90B class submarines, a direct fallout of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s loud criticism of French President Emmanuel Macron’s […]

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Véronique Weingarten wants the reopening of her shop or at least the ban on the sale of non-essential products in supermarkets during confinement

Confinement: A Shopkeeper on Hunger Strike “Mourning” for her Shop in the Haut-Rhin

COMMERCE: Véronique Weingarten wants the reopening of her shop or at least the ban on the sale of non-essential products in supermarkets during the confinement A ready-to-wear shopkeeper from Blotzheim ( Haut-Rhin ) has started a hunger strike to obtain, if not the “reopening of local shops  “, at least “the stopping of the sale of non-essential items by supermarkets, […]

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Should we test all the French for the coronavirus all at the same time

Coronavirus: Should We (and Can We) Screen all French People at Once to Control the Epidemic?

PANDEMIC: While France is reconfiguring itself for at least four weeks, the question of the effectiveness of screening for the coronavirus still arises Emmanuel Macron himself has recognized that the “test, alert, protect” system put in place to stop the coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic is no longer effective. For epidemiologist Catherine Hill, the solution would be to […]

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According to a survey, confinement is only approved by 67% of French people.

Coronavirus: Two Thirds of French People Approve the New Confinement, it is Less Than in March

EPIDEMIC: They are only 42% to trust the government to manage the coronavirus crisis, according to an Elabe poll Only 67% of French people approve of the confinement announced by the executive until December 1, according to an Elabe poll published on Friday. A figure far behind that noted during the first confinement last March: 93%. Three quarters (75%) of those questioned […]

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Florists are allowed to stay open until November 1 due to All Saints Day.

Confinement: Florists Authorised to Remain Open until All Saints’ Day

Florists have been given permission to stay open until Sunday evening, All Saints Day. The government spokesperson confirmed this morning. They are not part of the business called “essential.” However, florists will be able to stay open a little longer than bars or restaurants, for example. After the announcement of a new confinement by Emmanuel Macron, Wednesday 28th October 2020, businesses considered “non-essential” are forced […]

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Emmanuel macron has reintroduced confinement to fight coronavirus epidemic in France

Confinement: What to Remember from Emmanuel Macron’s Speech on the Coronavirus?

PANDEMIC: We summarize the speech of Emmanuel Macron this Wednesday evening devoted to the fight against the second wave of coronavirus Emmanuel Macron spoke this Wednesday at 8 pm from the Elysee Palace on the coronavirus epidemic. Deploring the exponential increase in contaminations, the president announced a new containment for the whole country, as of this […]

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Emmanuel Macron to announce tighter measures to fight coronavirus in France

Coronavirus: Emmanuel Macron Will Speak at 8pm on Television on Wednesday to Announce the New Health Measures

EPIDEMIC: The French President will speak following a meeting with the Defense Council and the Council of Ministers on tighter measures against the coronavirus Emmanuel Macron will speak at 8 pm this Wednesday on television to announce the new health measures against the coronavirus, the Elysee announced on Tuesday. These new restrictions, which could go as far as a […]

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