French Government Raises Litter Fines to €750 to combat pollution of the sea
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French Government Raises Litter Fines to €750 to combat pollution of the sea

French authorities announced they will step up fines to catch anyone littering after reports of more litter in the surrounding seas. They made the announcement yesterday with environment minister Brune Poirson, saying the fine would increase from €68 to €135 and the penalty will rise to as much as €750 depending on the severity of […]

Spain government announce border to reopen with Portugal and France
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Spain government announce border to reopen with Portugal and France

Spain’s ministers have said the border with neighbours Portugal and France will reopen on June 22nd. The Minister of Tourism, Reyes Maroto , confirmed the news earlier. The borders between the nations have been shut since March for all but essential travel such as government and health officials and were meant to reopen on July […]

France’s second stage deconfinement period starts today with borders reopening this month
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France’s second stage deconfinement period starts today with borders reopening this month

France – there are a number of regulatory changes happening this month as the government move parts of the country into phase two from today.  In an address by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Thursday, he announced phase two of deconfinement in France, with restrictions easing on  shops, parks, public spaces, cafés and restaurants […]

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This week in France

LACTALIS under investigation FRENCH prosecutors have opened an investigation into the country’s dairy giant Lactalis following 20 cases of salmonella infection in small children. Nearly 7,000 tonnes baby formula milk and baby food products produced by a contaminated factory in Craon, northwest France have been recalled. SECOND collision leaves one dead A REGIONAL TRAIN TER […]

This week in France - Stop right now
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This week in France – Stop right now

Stop right now The French data protection agency has ordered WhatsApp to stop sharing user data with parent company Facebook or face sanctions.Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertes (CNIL) said on Monday that WhatsApp does not have a legal basis to share user data under French law for “business intelligence” purposes. National treasure The […]

This week in France - Mobile phone ban
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This week in France – Mobile phone ban

Mobile phone ban FRANCE’S EDUCATION MINISTER recently announced that mobile phones will be banned from primary, junior, and middle schools, calling it a matter of “public health.” While phones are already prohibited in classrooms in France, starting in September 2018 students won’t be allowed to use them on breaks, at lunch, or between lessons either. […]

France - No praying in Paris
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This week in France – No praying in Paris

No praying in Paris FRANCE will stop Muslims from praying in Paris’ multi-ethnic Clichy-la-Garenne, following skirmishes between worshippers and authorities.Tensions have grown in recent weeks, with residents protesting street-prayers.”They will not have prayers on the street, we will prevent street praying,” Interior Minister Gerard Collomb told Questions Politics. Even more expensive THE PRICE of foie […]

This week in France - Being watched
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This week in France – Being watched

Being watched THE HEAD of France’s internal intelligence services the DGSI revealed that a list of individuals considered radicalised and potentially violent now numbers 18,000. Some 4,000 of the most dangerous are under close surveillance, highlighting that the danger of homegrown terrorism in France remains high. Victims empowered REPORTS of rape, sexual assault and harassment […]

France - Wood you
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This week in France – Wood you?

Wood you? Spurred by concerns over climate change and the negative impacts of concrete manufacturing, architects and developers in France are increasingly turning to wood for their office towers and apartment complexes. The city of Bordeaux has pledged to build 270,000 square feet of wooden spaces per year for the next 15 years. Humanitarian hearts […]