Macron's Party Faces Struggle In French Senate Elections
Nearly half of Frances Senate seats are up for grabs Sunday in an election that is likely to leave the chamber dominated by conservatives and serve a new electoral blow to President Emmanuel Macrons centrist party.
In France, the pandemic deepens the political divide as death toll continues to rise
In France, where more than 30,000 people with COVID-19 have died, the pandemic has become political. The national government in Paris decreed on Wednesday that, as of Saturday, all cafés, restaurants and bars in the Marseille-Aix-en-Provence region would have…
Suez: Veolia offers a higher price and clarifications on employment
PARIS - Veolia will communicate to Engie by Wednesday at the latest its new offer for most of its stake in Suez, improved via a price increase and written clarifications on employment, said the CEO of the world number one in the treatment of water and waste at JDD. "We are raising the price. We are providing written clarifications on the guarantee of jobs and
France's Macron to address situation in Lebanon on Sunday: Presidency
Lebanon's prime minister-designate, Mustapha Adib, quit on Saturday after trying for almost a month to line up a non-partisan cabinet, dealing a blow to a French plan aimed at rallying sectarian leaders to tackle the worst crisis since the nation's 1975-1990 civil war.
Paris names park after Black woman who resisted slavery
PARIS — The city of Paris inaugurated a public garden Saturday honouring a woman who fought for the liberation of slaves on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe.Mayor Anne Hidalgo also announced plans to erect a statue to the woman, Solitude, at the site in northeastern Paris. It will be the city’s first statue honouring a Black woman.
Russia Sees Oil Output Rising After OPEC+ Deal Expires In 2022: Economy Ministry
Russia expects its oil production to increase after the current OPEC+ deal on output curbs runs its course in April 2022, data from the economy ministry published on Saturday showed.
Simona Halep thankful for French Open chance after virus upheaval
Simona Halep holds a 20-2 record this season and is unbeaten since January -- her only losses came to Aryna Sabalenka in Adelaide and Muguruza in the Australian Open semi-finals.
Paris knife attacker suspect says he wanted to go after Charlie Hebdo
The man believed to have attacked and wounded two people with a meat cleaver on Friday is cooperating with the police and said he had targeted weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a police source told Reuters.
Crop tops or 'republican' dress? France debates schoolwear
French women are known for their instinctive knack for spot-on chic attire
Seven detained after knife attack near ex-Charlie Hebdo offices
Seven people have been detained in connection with an attack outside the former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, officials say.
Spain's Verdasco 'outraged' at Roland Garros over Covid-19 ban
Veteran Spanish tennis player Fernando Verdasco said Friday he was "outraged and frustrated" after being disqualified from the French Open after one failed Covid-19 test which he claims fell between a steady stream of negative results.
Coronavirus cases pass 500,000 in France, restaurant owners in Marseille protest closures
The total number stood at 513,034, health ministry data showed, taking France into a group of just 11 countries with more than half a million cases. The United States has the most with 7 million.