Tag: FRANCE

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 21, 2020

As of 9 am, April 21, 2020: World count There are now 2,468,733 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States accounts has the highest number of...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 16, 2020

As of 8 am, April 16, 2020: World count breaches 2 million There are now 2,047,731 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States accounts for more...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for April 14, 2020

As of 8 am, April 14, 2020: World count approaches 2 million There are now 1,911,407  confirmed cases of the Covid-19 in 177 countries. The United States...

French, Italians, Swiss told not to kiss on the cheek to prevent spread of...

In certain cultures, a kiss on the cheek is a time-honoured tradition for greeting one another. But with the spread of Covid-19, this is...

France to ban systematic culling of male chicks

by Emmanuelle TRECOLLE France is to ban the hugely controversial but widespread poultry industry practice of systematically slaughtering male chicks from the end of 2021,...

France to fly home citizens from China’s virus-stricken Wuhan

France will fly home its citizens who wish to leave the Chinese city of Wuhan at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak that has...

Russia not an enemy? Macron’s Moscow strategy faces first test

by Valerie LEROUX and Laurence BENHAMOU French President Emmanuel Macron this week faces the first major test of his policy of directly engaging with Russia...

Suspect swallows poison after verdict in French murder case

by Elia VAISSIERE and Clement MELKI The suspect for the rape and murder of a young woman in northern France almost two decades ago was...

Cut down on meat? Top French butcher says less is more

by Olga NEDBAEVA Romain Leboeuf knows red meat is in the crosshairs of both health experts and environmentalists, and that's why the Paris butcher thinks...

French ducks allowed to keep quacking… for now

A French court has allowed a group of ducks in the southwest of the country to keep on quacking after complaints from neighbours over...
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