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Calls for funding support and vaccines mark the Paris Summit on Africa

French President Emmanuel Macron announced the resolutions of the Paris on Africa Summit that includes a push to get rich nations reallocate $100 billion by October towards the IMF’s special drawing r...
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Former Bourse de Commerce becomes an art museum

Former Bourse de Commerce gets a new $195 million uplit to an art museum. French Billionaire François Pinault plans to showcase his own contemporary art collection in and around Paris in style. His f...
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'Nothing will stop me', says Macron after being slapped in public

  French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped on the face during an official visit to the South-east of France. The incident happened at 1:15 pm while Macron was at Tain-l'Hermitage, some 90 kil...
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Le Train Bleu from Paris to Nice gets ready for passengers

  The iconic Le Train Bleu, a legend of French night trains connecting Paris to Nice, is finally back on the tracks. Le Train Bleu is ready to return in a revamped guise thanks to a large investme...
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The Saint-Bélec Slab: Europe’s oldest map unearthed in France

An old map carved in stone and dating back to the Bronze Age is now proven to be Europe’s oldest map. The map is a stone slab engraved with lines and intricate motifs. Researchers re-examined the ston...
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Belleville: what to see in the artistic and multicultural district of Paris

  Belleville is one of the most beloved neighborhoods of Paris.  Multicultural, artistic, alternative and constantly changing, the 11th arrondissement of the capital deserves to be experienced, w...
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Actress strips naked at the French Oscars to protest Covid arts support

French actress Corinne Masiero made a statement during the country’s prestigious César Awards, demanding support for the country’s struggling arts industry. Adverse effects of the Covid-19 pandemic ha...
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The Louvre recovers 16th-century Renaissance-era armor stolen 40 years ago

  A set of gold and silver encrusted renaissance armor dating back 40 years was recovered after being reported stolen. The recovery was prompted by a military antique expert who alerted the pol...
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Where Leblanc invented Lupin: A pilgrimage to Étretat

Where Lupin was 'born'. The final scenes of the first Netflix series dedicated to Lupin take place right below the famous Norman cliffs, where twists and turns reveal exciting moments as they unfold....
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French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail

Nicolas Sarkozy was has been found guilty of corruption and influence-peddling, to serve a 3-year jail term.  In what is arguably a historical ruling, the 66-year old Sarkozy has been sentenced for c...
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New Airbnb regulations in Paris are a model for Florence

  In the French capital, whoever rents for more than 120 days is a business.  The Constitutional Court and the EU Court legitimize constraints of the municipal government for short term rentals....
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Macron urges for vaccine sharing with Africa

  Macron highlights the risk of an acceleration of global inequality. French President Emmanuel Macron has urged wealthy nations to allocate 3% to 5% of their covid-19 vaccine supplies to developi...
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Europe’s oldest Covid-19 survivor to celebrate 117th birthday

“I didn’t even notice” Europe’s oldest Covid-19 survivor on eve of 117th birthdayA french nun, Lucile Randon, is Europe’s oldest Covid-19 survivor. She tested positive for Covid-19 on January 16 but d...
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Saved from the Nazi leaves €2 million inheritance to French village

90-year-old man dies and leaves 2 million euros as an inheritance to the village that saved him from the Nazis. A gesture of gratitude towards the French village that had saved him and his family fro...
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French Senate votes for sexual consent at age 13

The criminal law on sexual crimes is evolving in France, with the creation of a specific juvenile offense.  The Senate passed, in first reading, a law to retain the age of 13 as the threshold for se...
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France closes non-EU borders and prepares for a third lockdown

Emmanuel Macron seeks to avoid the option of a third hard lockdown.  The coronavirus epidemic persists and France has decided to close its borders and begin imposing stronger measures. The decision...
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Bordeaux wines aged in space to be tasted in February

The future of wine is through space. This February brings the tasting of Bordeaux wines aged in orbit, followed by the analysis of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon samples back from space. Certainly...
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Paris restaurants move into the outdoor markets to survive the crisis

  District markets in Paris have opened their doors to restaurants in crisis.  Through an initiative launched in the French capital to develop takeaway and make it more accessible to customers. ...
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International Schools in Paris

Are you an expat family or just made a permanent relocation to Paris? There are quality local French schools and private international schools catering to the educational needs of expat children. B...
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Diary Sow, top Senegalese student, disappears in France

Diary Sow, a student at the prestigious Louis-Le-Grand high school goes missing in France.French authorities have launched an investigation to determine the whereabouts of missing a top Senegalese stu...
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Electricity alarm in France

  French citizens have been asked by Europe’s largest electric transmission system operator, RTE (Electric Transmission Network), to reduce consumption to avoid a blackout due to cold weather. ...
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Iconic fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

France mourns fashion designer Pierre Cardin. The family of visionary French fashion designer  Pierre Cardin confirmed his passing away aged 98 at a hospital in Neuilly in West Paris. In a statement,...
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3 police officers killed in Saint-Just France

The French National Police announced the death of three police officers in a rural part of Central France. A fourth officer sustained serious injuries. The country’s Interior ministry confirmed the...
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French President Macron tests positive for covid-19

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for covid-19. The announcement was made by the Elysée Palace on Thursday, 17 December. The French President will go into self isolation for seven days....
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Illegal party shut down in Marseilles by police

500 people at an illegal party in Marseilles, France: the police intervene French police stopped a party with 500 people in Marseille.  As reported by Le Parisien, the illicit event (in the middle...
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40 thousand euros of Moncler jackets stolen in a minute in Paris

Lightning robbery at the Moncler store in Paris: 40 thousand euros of jackets stolen in a minute A daylight robbery of the Moncler store in Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris resulted in 40,000 euros...
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Paris mayor fined for violating equality law by hiring too many female directors

The City of Paris was fined for violating gender equality in the appointment of directors: too many women managers were hired at the same time by the mayor Anne Hidalgo, as reported by the newspaper L...
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Breakdancing makes its Olympic debut in Paris 2024

Break dance has become an Olympic sport, with a debut at the Paris 2024 Olympics.  The subject has been greeted with much enthusiasm, especially by those who have been practicing the sport all their...
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Elderly woman leaves last available Intensive care unit bed to younger patients

On "Le Monde" three doctors and a sociologist wrote an open letter to a woman, then deceased due to covid-19. "She didn't want to take the last place in the Intensive care unit, she wanted to leave i...
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Abdel Fattah al-Sisi heads to France on the backdrop of human rights concerns

Egypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will visit France on Monday in a move aimed at strengthening ties amidst renewed efforts at countering political dissent back at home. The trip overshadowed the...
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