Paris’ iconic 2CV drivers hit hard in lockdown

Paris guide Jean-Remi Galinon is out of work as tourists are not coming to the city because French borders are still closed to some countries. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: … Read more Paris’ iconic 2CV drivers hit hard in lockdown

French Guyana struggles with three-month Covid-19 lockdown measures as cases still on the rise

Almost two months after French government lift the coronavirus lockdown measures in mainland France, French Guyana has seen an alarming spike of Covid-19 cases and measures such as curfews were put back in place. The territory shares kilometres of borders with Brazil, the hardest-stricken country in Latin America. Meanwhile, the situation is “under control” in … Read more French Guyana struggles with three-month Covid-19 lockdown measures as cases still on the rise

Citroën CEO: Post-pandemic car market ‘will not be what it was before’

The coronavirus pandemic has been a double whammy for the motor industry: disrupting supplies, but also hitting demand as countries went into lockdown. Can it recover from the crisis? The Chief Executive of French carmaker Citroën, Vincent Cobée, has said the pandemic had a “substantial impact” on their business, and that the market “will not be … Read more Citroën CEO: Post-pandemic car market ‘will not be what it was before’

Protest Against Africa’s First Covid-19 Virus Vaccine Trial in South Africa

(AP) Protesters against Africa’s first COVID-19 vaccine trial burned their face masks on Wednesday as experts note a worrying level of resistance and misinformation around testing on the continent. Anti-vaccine sentiment in Africa is “the worst I’ve ever seen,” the CEO of the GAVI vaccine alliance, Seth Berkley, told an African Union vaccine conference last … Read more Protest Against Africa’s First Covid-19 Virus Vaccine Trial in South Africa

Amsterdam’s red light district reopens but faces new post-lockdown reality

IN THE PAPERS – Thursday, July 2: Britain offers residency and citizenship to millions of Hong Kong residents after Beijing passed a national security law that will curb the island’s freedoms. Also, a special French police unit in charge of fighting crime is facing scrutiny over allegations of racketeering, illegitimate violence and theft. Amsterdam’s sex workers … Read more Amsterdam’s red light district reopens but faces new post-lockdown reality

France suspends role in NATO naval mission over tensions with Turkey

France has informed NATO that it is suspending its involvement in a naval operation in the Mediterranean after the results of a probe into an incident between French and Turkish warships, an official at the Armed Forces ministry said on Wednesday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more France suspends role in NATO naval mission over tensions with Turkey

France tells Airbus to limit job cuts

The French government urged Airbus to minimize job cuts as Europe’s biggest aerospace group said it would cut 15,000 jobs. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: … Read more France tells Airbus to limit job cuts

Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

Activists from Extinction Rebellion staged a protest in front of France’s finance ministry on Tuesday, calling for the government to prioritize the environment in its recovery plans. On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron promised 15 billion Euros (US$16.9 billion) in new climate-related financing after meeting with a citizens’ group that he convened earlier this year … Read more Extinction Rebellion Activists Chained in Symbolic Protest Outside French Finance Ministry

Macron says new tactics ‘shifted the dynamic’ in Sahel fight

Leaders from the G5 Sahel countries and French President Emmanuel Macron have met in Mauritania to discuss how to reduce attacks in the region. In Mali, the political situation has worsened, with calls for the president to resign. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Macron says new tactics ‘shifted the dynamic’ in Sahel fight

France and Sahel leaders tout progress in anti-jihad campaign

French President Emmanuel Macron joined leaders from five West African countries on Tuesday to take stock of a new strategy to intensify the fight against jihadist insurgents in the Sahel. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube … Read more France and Sahel leaders tout progress in anti-jihad campaign

Europe after Covid 19: How €750 billion could reboot the EU

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel might well hold the future of Europe in their hands. Or maybe more accurately in their cheque books. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like … Read more Europe after Covid 19: How €750 billion could reboot the EU

LIVE: French health workers protest in Paris for better wages, public hospital investment

French health workers protest in Paris for better wages and public hospital investment in wake of COVID-19 crisis. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow … Read more LIVE: French health workers protest in Paris for better wages, public hospital investment

Field hospitals and evacuations: The part of France where Covid-19 continues to rage

Military aircraft began evacuating Covid-19 patients from French Guiana on Sunday in the latest sign that health services in the French overseas department are struggling to cope with a soaring number of coronaviruses cases. Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Visit our website: … Read more Field hospitals and evacuations: The part of France where Covid-19 continues to rage

French municipal elections: Macron did not build a party and didn’t make the right alliances

#elections #france “In the past three years, #Macron has not built a #party. This is really the problem. Its not that his party was ousted or lost, they had really little local implantation, they had no mayor to lose. The only way they were going to do well in these local elections is if they … Read more French municipal elections: Macron did not build a party and didn’t make the right alliances

French local elections: Macron never really had the common touch

“In the next couple of years we are going to see more and more of Macron the hyper president. There are some interesting speculations about the reshuffle and the future of Edouard Philippe, whether Macron will move him out and bring in somebody who will be much more his vector. We are at a very … Read more French local elections: Macron never really had the common touch