Why is it going to be so cold this week in the northern half of France?

Why is it Going to be so Cold this Week in the Northern Half of France?

COLD WEATHER: In the north of France, the temperatures will feel like it has dropped to – 15 degrees This week, it will be very (very) cold in half of northern France. Extremely low temperatures from central Europe combined with an Atlantic depression await us. A wave, however, more local than national, and which should […]

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In Paris, the figures are now similar to those of this summer.

Coronavirus in Paris: A Sharp Decline in the Epidemic and Many Unresolved Questions

HEALTH: The number of people infected with the coronavirus seems to be falling faster in the capital than in the rest of France The incidence, that is to say the number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants, has fallen by nearly 90% in Paris since the end of October. The test positivity rate in the capital […]

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State of health emergency extended until February 16th because of coronavirus Covid-19

Covid-19: State of Health Emergency Extended until February 16th

The deputies voted on Saturday evening for the extension of the state of health emergency, as wished by the government. But the debates were lively. While two out of three French people are now subject to a night curfew in an attempt to halt the exponential progression of Covid-19, the National Assembly adopted on Saturday 24th October 2020 at […]

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Former president Valéry Giscard d'Estaing hospitalised in Paris

Former President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing Hospitalised in Paris

The entourage of the former head of state, Valéry Giscard d’Estaing confirmed that the latter had indeed been hospitalised on Monday The former President of the Republic and right-wing figure  Valéry Giscard d’Estaing was hospitalised this Monday afternoon at the Parisian hospital Georges Pompidou, his entourage told the Agence Française de Presse. The former head of state, President of the Republic between 1974 and […]

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Yellow Vests protests have restarted in Paris and across France

Yellow Vests: Tear Gas & Dozens of Arrests as France’s Most Vocal Protest Movement Makes 1st Comeback During Covid-19

For the first time in months, the Yellow Vests have this Saturday resumed their protest activities on the streets of Paris which quickly descended into chaos, scuffles with police and numerous arrests. For the first time in months, the Yellow Vests have this Saturday resumed their protest activities on the streets of Paris. The sizeable […]

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The Philippe Chatrier central court at Roland-Garros, in Paris, May 5, 2020

Roland-Garros: Reduced Spectators and Withdrawal of the World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty

The Roland-Garros tournament takes place from September 27th to October 11th. 11,500 spectators can be accommodated per day. A hard blow for Roland-Garros: the defending champion, world number one Ashleigh Barty, withdrew Tuesday 8th September 2020 for fear of the coronavirus, while the Paris tournament – rescheduled in the fall due to the epidemic – has had to lower the aùmount of […]

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Several Hundred Anti-Mask Protesters in Paris

Coronavirus: Several Hundred Anti-Mask Protesters in Paris

CORONAVIRUS: Protesters in Paris believe the mask was imposed in several major cities “without any scientific justification” They were nearly 300 people who gathered this Saturday afternoon in Paris to denounce the compulsory wearing of a mask in the street, according to an AFP journalist present at the demonstration. The demonstrators gathered in the calm, Place de la Nation, […]

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Wearing a mask in Paris is compulsory

Coronavirus in Paris: Wearing a Mask, Compulsory in the Capital and the Inner Suburbs from Friday 8am

OBLIGATION: The wearing of a mask is compulsory in all of Paris and the municipalities of the inner suburbs from Friday 8 am, announced the Town Hall t’s official: the wearing of a mask will now be compulsory in all of Paris and in the municipalities of the inner suburbs from this Friday morning, 8 am. Prime Minister Jean […]

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A cyclist wearing a mask in Paris (illustration).

Coronavirus: Wearing a Mask Could Become Mandatory Throughout Paris

CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC: Prime Minister Jean Castex announced at a press conference the extension of the wearing of a mask in the capital. According to Matignon, this decision is still under study Until now, it was only compulsory in certain streets of Paris. Prime Minister Jean Castex announced on Thursday that the obligation to wear a mask would now be […]

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19 new departments in coronavirus red zone

Coronavirus: Nineteen New Departments in the Red Zone, Where the Virus is Actively Circulating

EPIDEMIC: With Paris and the Bouches-du-Rhône, already under this classification, 21 departments in total are now in the red zone, areas in which there is an active circulation of the coronavirus The epidemic is gaining ground. Faced with the progression of the coronavirus Covid-19, the government has placed 19 new departments in the red zone. Prime Minister Jean Castex says […]

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